Mar 02, 2024
The Electrical Technology program prepares students to construct, install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair electrical circuits and systems. Basic knowledge, fundamental skills and industry standards will be emphasized as students learn to work in the field of electrical technology. Completion of the Industrial Systems Technology credit diploma is required for enrollment in Electrical Technology credit diploma courses.
Contact information is available on the Electrical Technology program website.
Map your individual academic plan of courses with your College Advisor.
If students choose to transition to another program within the Trades & Technical Studies pathway, they should be particularly aware of the choice points that indicate when a decision to branch off into another program must be made to ensure credits and time are not lost.
Coursework common to all degrees within this pathway is indicated by CAC, Common Academic Coursework, in the program map.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes.
- Connect wires to circuit breakers or other components.
- Repair or replace wiring, equipment, or fixtures, using hand tools or power tools.
- Install equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
- Install ground leads and connect power cables to equipment.
Semester Total: 17 Credits
- Enter the job market with an apprenticeship to continue education or continue to work on the Trades & Technical Studies AAS.
- Completion of the Electrical Technology Credit Diploma.
Semester Total: 18 Credits
The information below is intended to be a guide, and does not guarantee regional job placement, job availability, or a specific wage after completion of the program. The Electrical Technology program provides a route into an electrical apprenticeship with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers or independent electrical contractors. Electricians may work for construction companies, government entities, in manufacturing or be self-employed.
Additional information on careers in Electrical Technology is available through Career Coach.
LCCC courses may transfer to institutions in addition to those with formal articulation agreements. Students are strongly encouraged to determine the degree requirements and transfer policy of the specific college/university and program to which they plan to transfer.