Workforce Certificate


The future is bright

In the Electricity Workforce Certificate (W.C.) program, experienced faculty teach students the concepts of AC and DC, how to read blueprints, the use of hand and power tools, electrical wiring and maintenance and National Electric Code requirements. Through hands-on experience in the lab, students will develop good work habits that will help them gain skills required to become a journeyman or master electrician.

Among the topics covered are: DC/AC theories; proper selection and use of power and hand tools used in the trade; use of blueprints; National Electrical Code (NEC) in-depth study; wiring techniques; electrical maintenance procedures. Approximately 60–70 percent of training experience will be through hands-on activities with emphasis placed on safety in the lab and on the project site. Upon successful completion of the Electricity W.C., graduates will be qualified to enter the electrical industry as an electrical helper.

Program Code: 5632

1,200 Clock/Contact hours

School of Technology and Industry
Financial Aid Eligibility

Financial aid is available, if qualified.




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Alternative ways to earn credit

You may be eligible to receive credit toward this degree through Prior Learning Assessment. Examples include industry certifications, certain PSAV programs, credit by examination, or creating a portfolio of learning experiences. For more information, contact an academic advisor or learn more about Accelerated College.

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This certificate program is designed for those who want to become employed upon completion of the program.

Career Opportunities

Electricians install, maintain, and repair electrical power, communications, lighting, and control systems in homes, businesses, and factories (Bureau of Labor Statistics). 
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