Electrical Technician - 140 hours
Electrical Technicians assemble, install, test, maintain and repair electrical wiring and equipment. They work in a variety of industries including manufacturing, research and electronics, using their knowledge of blueprint reading to work on electrical systems. Electrical Technicians may work in the construction, maintenance and manufacturing industries and are responsible for installing, repairing and maintaining electrical systems and equipment. Electricians must understand state and local building codes like the National Electric Code® and be able to read technician diagrams.
This program focuses on broad, transferable skills, including an understating of the electrical trade, the National Electrical Code® and more to prepare for entry-level careers in this growing field. This course is designed to prepare students to pursue the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Course Completion Card for 10-hour Course for Electrical. Students are eligible for an optional externship with a local employer after successful course completion.