ELECTRICIAN (RESIDENTIAL & GENERAL)
Spark your future in the trades.
Students will learn to plan, layout, install, repair, and maintain electrical equipment that provides light, heat, communications, and power. Students will learn to read and follow blueprints and specifications to install electrical wires, cables, and conduit systems. Students will develop mechanical ability and a thorough knowledge of the principles of electricity, circuitry, and power distribution within a building, and will gain familiarity with the materials and techniques of construction. Additionally, students will become acquainted with local building and national electrical codes (NEC) and solar photovoltaic installation.
Upon enrollment, students become eligible to register with the California DLSE to receive an Electrician Trainee card.
Methods of Instruction
This program will be taught through a combination of lectures, hands-on classroom/shop/lab projects, small group, and individual projects. This program is offered as a Traditional on-campus program and as a Hybrid program at select campuses. The Traditional program is in the classroom and requires students to attend on-campus classes Monday through Friday. The Hybrid program requires students to attend on-campus classes ONLY three days a week and ongoing online/blended instruction.
There are no special requirements for this course
We understand cost can be a concern for many students. Our goal is to help students make their education an affordable, valuable investment toward a fulfilling career. We work with each student to determine who qualifies for financial aid and the total amount of aid available, given a prospective student’s financial situation.
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