image description ELECTRICAL WIRING

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

8 Weeks to Complete

Students enjoy the speed, focus, and thorough learning that comes from an immersive two-month training program covering heating, air conditioning installation and maintenance.

Competitive Salary

Electricians earn an average salary of $56,900 per year, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

High Demand

Demand for skilled electricians is growing every year. With your electrical wiring credentials, you are on your way to a stable long-term career.

WHY SHOULD I JOIN?

Your career is a click away.

Electricians are in high demand across the country, and this profession offers so many opportunities for growth in skill level and earning potential. The digital world needs more and more power — be someone who understands how it works!

Features

Program Features

Approved Programs

Our training programs are approved by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) 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 158 lecture hours and 182 lab/clinic hours working under the tutelage of our industry expert instructors. Each day you’ll develop new confidence at your craft. The week-by-week program looks like this:

Week 1

Basic Construction

This is a basic course designed to provide fundamentals associated with all electrical courses. It includes safety, basic tools, specialty tools, and equipment.

Week 2

Wiring Methods 101

This course is designed to help select the proper size of wires, fittings, overcurrent protection devices, and boxes for residential installation. It also includes multiple wiring methods for receptacles, single-pole switches, and luminaires.

Week 3

Wiring Methods 102

This course 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

This course provides knowledge of electrical symbols needed to interpret blueprints. The students will be able to interpret specific elements of a blueprint pertaining to electrical construction, all elevations, and various plans.

Week 5

Rough-In

The course provides skills on how to wire a dwelling during the framing process.

Week 6

Device and Component Installation

In this course, the students will learn and demonstrate their knowledge of overcurrent protections, receptacles, switches, and special application procedures.

Week 7

Load Center

In this course, the students will demonstrate practical applications of advanced skills related to wiring a load center in a dwelling.

Week 8

Service Entrance

In this course, the 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.

Entrance Assessment

High School Diploma or a recognized equivalent such as a G.E.D. or higher level of education, successful completion or the equivalent of one full-time academic semester (12 academic semester hours) or academic quarter (18 academic quarter hours) at an accredited college, university, or other postsecondary schools, or Ability to Benefit Assessment: the Wonderlic high school equivalency test with a passing score.

 

Admissions Interview

Applicants must complete an interview with an admissions counselor.

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Financing

Students must make arrangements with financial aid to successfully and fully fund their education.

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