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TRADES AND INDUSTRIAL PROGRAMSElectrical Technology

Carrington’s Electrical Technology program prepares graduates to work in a variety of electrical systems for residential homes or commercial properties.

Real World Skills
With many classes to guide you, you’re certain to be prepared for your career.
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在短短10个月内获得一份成功证书。证书毕业生可以在6个月内获得贸易研究副学士学位。
Learning Options
Conveniently available at the Trades Education Center in Phoenix.
Affordable Tuition
Affordable tuition varies by program and location.

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Discover What It’s Like to Train to Become an Electrician at Carrington College

Discover What It’s Like to Train to Become an Electrician at Carrington College

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Find your path as an Electrician

Talk to an enrollment services representative about your options and earn your certificate in as few as 10 months!

What Will I Learn?

BLUEPRINT READING
COMMERCIAL, RESIDENTIAL, AND INDUSTRIAL WIRING
PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLERS
ELECTRIC CIRCUITS

Career Opportunities

An electrician designs, installs, maintains, and repairs the electrical system in residential homes or commercial properties.1This can include lights, appliances, equipment, motors, and control systems. Electricians can work inside and outside of properties, depending on what systems need repairs or where they are located.

Some responsibilities can include:1

  • Planning electrical systems for new buildings or homes
  • Interpreting blueprints, circuit programs, and other technical documents to best be able to install and repair systems
  • Installing wiring, lighting, and control systems according to local codes
  • Connecting wiring to components and fixtures to create electrical circuits
  • Installing electrical control equipment such as switches, circuit breaker panels, and relays
  • Installing hangers and brackets to support electrical products.
  • Performing maintenance and tune-ups to keep wiring, lighting, and control systems working properly
  • Inspecting circuit breakers, transformers, and other electrical components
  • Performing tests with devices to determine why systems are not working properly
  • Repairing, replacing, and upgrading faulty or outdated wiring, fixtures, and equipment

Program Details

Cost & Financial Aid

Education is a major investment, but it’s an investment in your future. Every student comes to Carrington with unique financial needs. Carrington College is committed to helping you achieve your education goals. We participate in most financial assistance programs, both federal and state, as well as private financing. Each program has different requirements and application instructions. Student loans, grants, and scholarships are available to those who qualify.

For complete information on current tuition costs per credit hour please see theAcademic Catalog.

Program Availability

Carrington College’s Electrical Technology program is available at theTrades Education Center在凤凰城。

Accreditation and Approvals

Carrington College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC/WASC), 331 J Street, Suite 200, Sacramento, CA 95814; 415- 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found athttp://www.accjc.org/.

For comprehensive information on Carrington’s accreditation and approvals, visitm.cod-corp.com/accreditation.

Check out our guide on becoming an Electrician

Do you enjoy figuring out how electrical systems like lights and appliances work? If an electrical system or unit fails, do your instincts tell you to try to determine the cause and figure out how to repair it? If so, pursuing an electrician certificate or degree could be the right path for you.

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Electrical Technology FAQ

What can I do with a certificate in Electrical Technology?

Students who obtain a certificate in Electrical Technology likely do so in hopes of becoming an Electrician. Electricians may design, install, maintain, and repair the electrical system in residential homes or commercial properties.2Electricians may choose to work with a union, with a private company, or on their own as an independent contractor.

What is electrical technology?

电气技术是一个主要的研究领域,重点是安装和修理电气系统。在卡灵智力对突尼斯直播比赛顿学院,电气技术是帮助学生学习和掌握电路的基本原理、应用、概念和功能的课程。

How long does it take to get an electrical technology degree?

While obtaining a degree is a personal journey that can take more or less time depending on a variety of personal factors, students in Carrington’s Electrical Technology program can earn their Certificate of Achievement in as few as 10 months.

What can I do with a certificate in Electrical Technology?

Students who obtain a certificate in Electrical Technology likely do so in hopes of becoming an Electrician. Electricians may design, install, maintain, and repair the electrical system in residential homes or commercial properties.2Electricians may choose to work with a union, with a private company, or on their own as an independent contractor.

What is electrical technology?

电气技术是一个主要的研究领域,重点是安装和修理电气系统。在卡灵智力对突尼斯直播比赛顿学院,电气技术是帮助学生学习和掌握电路的基本原理、应用、概念和功能的课程。

How long does it take to get an electrical technology degree?

While obtaining a degree is a personal journey that can take more or less time depending on a variety of personal factors, students in Carrington’s Electrical Technology program can earn their Certificate of Achievement in as few as 10 months.