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When you become an electrician, you have flexibility to choose where and when you work.

8 Weeks to Complete

Students attend an immersive and hands-on eight-week training program.

Competitive Salary

Electricians earn an average salary of $56,180 per year, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

High Demand

Many older electricians are nearing retirement and there aren’t enough young electricians to replace them.

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WHY SHOULD I JOIN?

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that electrician jobs will see a 20% increase by 2022.

Features

Program Features

Approved Programs

Our training programs are approved by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOCA) and the Department of Labor (DOL).

Useful Trade Skills

Our Electrician program is built with employer input and our graduates are extremely qualified, professional, and prepared.

Quality Hands-on Instruction

In addition to our seasoned instructors, we offer state-of-the-art labs for hands-on learning.

Build a Career

Build a stable path toward a lifelong career without the college or trade school debt.

Education

Hands on, Job-specifc

The Electrician program consists of 157 classroom hours and 224 lab hours with 150 hours working alongside an HVAC technician in the field.

Week 1

101 Basic Construction

Designed to provide fundamentals associated with all electrical courses. Includes safety, basic tools, specialty tools, and equipment.

Week 2

Wiring Methods 101

Designed to help select the proper size of wires, fittings, overcurrent protection devices, and boxes for residential installation. Includes multiple wiring methods for receptacles, single pole switches, and luminaires.

Week 3

Wiring Methods 102

Provides advanced skills related to wiring a dwelling, with three-way and four-way switches, switched receptacles, split receptacles, and overcurrent protection devices.

Week 4

Blueprint Layout

Students will learn to interpret specific elements of a blueprint pertaining to the electrical construction, all elevations, and various plans. Students will also learn the basic concept of conduit bending.

Week 5

Rough-in 101

Provides skills on how to wire a dwelling during the framing process. Includes basic understanding of installation of device boxes, device wiring methods, and different types of light fixtures.

Week 6

Installation 101

Students will learn and demonstrate their knowledge of overcurrent protections, receptacles, switches, and special application procedures.

Week 7

Load Center

Students will demonstrate practical applications of advanced skills related to wiring a load-center in a dwelling. Includes basic understanding of a load-center, grounding, bonding, and breaker installation as well as practical application and installation of a panel board.

Week 8

Service Entrance

Students will demonstrate advanced skills related to wiring service entrance and proper equipment installation techniques in a dwelling.

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Application Process

18 Years of Age

All applicants must be at least 18 years of age to apply.

High School Diploma or GED

Applicants must present proof of secondary education completion.

Entrance Assessment

Applicants must meet testing requirements in-person or online.

Admissions Interview

Applicants must complete an interview with an admissions counselor.

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