Electricity

Workforce Certificate

Electricity

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 a lab or on an actual construction project, students will develop good work habits that will help them 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 situations in the lab and through actual construction projects, with the 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 experienced helper.

Program Code: 5632

1,200 Contact hours

School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Financial Aid Eligibility

Financial aid is available, if qualified.

Phone

(904) 646-2300

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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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Degree Options

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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