Electrical Technology offers both a one-year vocational certificate and a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree.
The one-year program is two semesters in length and prepares graduates for employment in residential, commercial, and industrial electricity settings. Graduates of the program will possess the knowledge and skills necessary to plan, install, maintain, and troubleshoot various electrical systems. Students will study such topics as blueprint reading, residential/commercial/industrial wiring, job cost estimation, electrical power, and programmable logic controllers.
The two-year program provides students with more in-depth training in all aspects of the electrical field.
Both the one-year and two-year tracks embed opportunities to acquire multiple credentials through the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).
Both the one-year and two-year tracks require an ACT Score of 16 in the Composite and Math areas as well as a Silver Certificate on the Workkeys exam. Please see the program advisor or a counselor for additional information regarding testing times, locations.
This program prepares students for careers in all areas of the electrical profession, such as construction-related electrician, industry maintenance technician, PLC programmer, residential wiring technician and electrician's helper.