Residential Electrician

  • 12 Months
  • 144 Course Hours
  • $2,495

Overview

With booming infrastructure, new energy conservation projects, and an aging workforce, demand for skilled electricians is on the rise. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that jobs for electrician will increase 14 percent through the year 2024.

The Electrician Training course is designed to teach you general and electrical safety procedures, use of common hardware and materials used in an electrical system, how to read and understand building plans, and more. In addition, you will be prepared for electrician licensing tests, generally required by most states and localities. While tests differ, you will need to understand electrical theory, the National Electrical Code®, local electrical codes, and the various types of wiring methods and materials  By course completion, you will be prepared to pass your state's electrical licensing exam and start your career as an entry-level electrician or electrician apprentice.

Prerequisites

Although it is not absolutely necessary, it is recommended that a person taking this course have some basic knowledge of direct current and alternating current electrical theory. People wanting to become electricians and taking this course should be in good health and have the ability to lift 50 lbs. It also helps to have good agility and manual dexterity. Good color vision is a requirement because electricians often must identify electrical wires by color. It is also important that electricians have good people and communication skills. 

Overview

With booming infrastructure, new energy conservation projects, and an aging workforce, demand for skilled electricians is on the rise. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that jobs for electrician will increase 14 percent through the year 2024.

The Electrician Training course is designed to teach you general and electrical safety procedures, use of common hardware and materials used in an electrical system, how to read and understand building plans, and more. In addition, you will be prepared for electrician licensing tests, generally required by most states and localities. While tests differ, you will need to understand electrical theory, the National Electrical Code®, local electrical codes, and the various types of wiring methods and materials  By course completion, you will be prepared to pass your state's electrical licensing exam and start your career as an entry-level electrician or electrician apprentice.

Prerequisites

Although it is not absolutely necessary, it is recommended that a person taking this course have some basic knowledge of direct current and alternating current electrical theory. People wanting to become electricians and taking this course should be in good health and have the ability to lift 50 lbs. It also helps to have good agility and manual dexterity. Good color vision is a requirement because electricians often must identify electrical wires by color. It is also important that electricians have good people and communication skills. 

Registration Information

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