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The Electrical Technology (Certificate) Program provides students with an intensive study in the electrical industry. It creates a solid foundation of skills and knowledge to work in a variety of electrical technician positions.  It is taught 4 days per week in evening sessions for a total of 4 terms or 48 weeks. The program is 12 months during the evening sessions. Students must participate in 180 class sessions to complete the program.

The objective of the Electrical Technology Certificate Program is to train students to install, repair, and maintain a wide variety of electrical equipment. They will be prepared for entry-level employment in residential, commercial, or industrial electrical work. The graduate may seek employment in a related field requiring a basic understanding of electrical theory, troubleshooting, and repair techniques for electrical equipment and the associated safety practices.

Program Overview

Electrical Technology Certificate This program offers a solid background in the use of basic electrical circuitry in residential, commercial, and modern industrial applications. Studies include classroom and laboratory work in these areas:

  • AC and DC motors and motor controls
  • Switch relay systems and transformers
  • Solid-state logic and control functions
  • Safety practices and lighting systems
  • The National Electric Code (NEC)
  • Blueprint reading

Program Teaching Methods

Students will learn to work safely and efficiently while they are applying the classroom work to actual equipment in our well-equipped laboratory. The instructor gives close personal supervision in all areas for maximum teaching effectiveness. Studies are individualized and progress is monitored with assignments, quizzes, and laboratory evaluations.

Electrician Technician Job Description

Electrical Technicians and electricians typically perform these services in residential, commercial, or industrial applications:

  • Read blueprints and technical diagrams to understand projects
  • Install and maintain wiring, control, and lighting systems
  • Inspect many types of electrical components
  • Troubleshoot electrical problems with testing equipment
  • Repair and replace wiring, components, equipment, and fixtures
  • Use hand tools and power tools effectively
  • Closely follow state and local building regulations
  • Supervise and train new workers in installation, maintenance, or repair of electrical wiring or equipment

Industry Career Paths

Graduates may apply their Electrical Technology skills to their present occupation or become employed in the following technician positions such as:

  • Electrical Maintenance
  • Construction Electrician
  • Repair Electrician
  • Electrical Lineman
  • Security System Installation
  • Lighting Fixture Installation
  • Solar Voltaic Electrician
  • Network Cabling

How Career Services Help

Electrical TechnologyITI Technical College is committed to assisting students and graduates in the pursuit of rewarding employment in their field of study. While we cannot guarantee employment upon graduation, ITI works to assist students and graduates with employment opportunities before and after graduation. We believe a technical career often provides a better salary, working conditions, and self-image, which consequently result in A BETTER LIFE for our students and graduates. 

Why Choose ITI Technical College

ITI Technical College faculty and staff are dedicated to student success from instructing to counseling. Instructors deliver a relevant, industry-driven curriculum and academic counselors focus on ensuring students have the tools needed for success.

Since 1973, ITI Technical College has graduated thousands of students in technical programs. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges to ensure students receive the best education and training possible.

How To Apply

It is easy to find out if the Electrical Technology Certificate Program is right for you and how to enroll. Start by calling one of our Admissions Specialists at (877) 591-1070 and schedule a tour today.

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