Electrician Program

The Electrician program can provide you with the necessary technical, scientific, communication, and interpersonal skills for successful employment. You can be prepared for residential, industrial, and commercial tasks in this vital field.

The commercial and residential electrical industries are constantly evolving as new industry demands require increased skill sets for electricians. Graduates need the necessary core and specialty skills to successfully meet electrician standards and be embraced by the marketplace.

Electrician Class Training

Through the Electrician diploma program, students can learn skills of electrical safety, tools and theory, the National Electrical Code (NEC), conduit bending, residential and commercial wiring, power distribution, advanced code concepts and motors, industrial controls, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), personal development, jobsite management, fire and security alarms, voice, data, TV, signaling systems and fiber optics. Laboratory experience is an integral part of the program.

Graduates of the Electrician diploma program should be qualified for entry-level or trainee positions with employers of commercial and residential electricians, preventive maintenance electricians, production electricians, bench electricians, repair electricians, industrial maintenance electricians, programming electricians, maintenance technicians, field service electricians, installation electricians, and any manufacturing industry or market sector employer that has a need for electricians.

Upon successful completion of all program modules, students may be awarded a diploma.

A solid background in the theory and technology of the electrical field can expand your knowledge base and provide an advantage with career advancement.

Electrician Career Opportunities

The training you can receive may provide you with employment opportunities in industrial maintenance and automation, as well as new construction electrical work.

NOTE: Graduates must apprentice for an electrician for a certain amount of time before becoming eligible to take the exam to become a licensed electrician. Amount of time varies by state.

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Important Consumer Information and Disclosures

  • For information on graduation rates, the median debt of students who complete this program and more, please view the Orange Park Program Disclosures.
  • Notice to students and prospective students: The Electrician program at Everest University has been placed on student achievement show-cause by their accreditor , the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools ("ACICS"), due to material noncompliance with its placement rate standard of 60%.

* For information regarding assumptions made in establishing these completion rates, click here.

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