Electricity (C.C.)

In the Electricity Career Certificate (C.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.

Important for You to Know

Full-time Day program (5632) classes are held Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m., for 8 months.

ETAJAX Pre-Apprenticeship Classes are being taught in partnership with Electrical Training Alliance of Jacksonville.

FALL FULL-TIME COHORTS HAVE REACHED CAPACITY. Next schedule will be released October for Spring Enrollment, please make sure to attend a program information session.


Upon successful completion of the program, students may receive articulated College credit toward the Industrial Management Technology (A.S.) degree.

Additional Costs/Fees: Approximately $3,504

Degree: Career Certificates (C.C.)
Credit Hours: 1,200 Clock/Contact hours
Online Program : No
Program Code: 5632
Financial Aid Eligible : Yes

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Program Learning Outcomes

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 C.C., graduates will be qualified to enter the electrical industry as an electrical helper.

Hands-On Learning

Career Options

Florida State College at Jacksonville’s Building Construction program has a long-standing relationship with this region’s major industry organizations, such as Woods Engineering, ShayCore Enterprises, Superior Construction, Stellar Group, Dickey Smith & Company, Miatt Construction, Accubuild Construction, Haskell, Gilbane, Barton and Malow, and Auld & White.

Members of the Northeast Florida Builders Association serve on Electricity Advisory Council and on advisory committees for all trades, as well as provide internships and fund annual scholarships. The advisory committees provide leadership, support, and guidance for the program and support such educational activities as constructing residential projects from design to move in.

You have the opportunity to network with major contractors and become employed while you’re still in school. We also refer you for internships and job interviews.

Program Notice

Cost Breakdown:

Course NumberClass DescriptionContact Hours Per ClassPrice Per Clock HourCost Per Class (In State Tuition)Semester
BCV 0603C:Electrician Helper300$2.92$876.00Fall Payments
BCV 0640C:Residential Electrician450$2.92$1314.00
BCV 0652C:Commercial Electrician450$2.92$1314.00Spring Payments
ApproximatelyTotal Tuition Costs$3504.00