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Electrician

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Community college certification

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Electrician. 460302

Description

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The Residential and Commercial Electricity program provides students with the skills necessary for an entry-level job as an electrician. Thorough technical instruction is given in the layout, assembly, installation, and troubleshooting of fixtures, devices, services, heating systems, pumps, motors and motor controls used in residential, commercial, and some industrial locations.The students learn electrical theory and the techniques of the trade, including blueprint reading, wiring, pipe bending, motor control, switching, and power circuits. Emphasis is placed on meeting the requirements of the National Electrical Code in all wiring installations.Successful completion of the course qualifies the student to take the State of Maine journeyman’s examination and to enter employment under a master electrician. Residential/commercial electricity is a two-semester program that starts in the fall semester, and concludes with a 6-week internship with and Electrical Contractor during the following May and June.:

Upon completion of the program, graduates are eligible to take the State of Maine journeyman’s electrician examination. Upon passing the state examination, students are issued journeyman-in-training licenses. Graduates may find employment opportunities with electrical contractors, electrical equipment suppliers, and industrial maintenance companies.

Details

Hours

45

Entrance Requirements

None

School

Washington County Community College

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

Calais

Local WIB

1 - Northeastern Workforce Board

Type of Attainment:

Not available

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Title IV Federal Financial Aid

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - New England Schools & Colleges

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$1,400.00

Graduation Fees

$75.00

In-State/District Tuition

$94.00 Per Credit Hour

Other Fees

$1,390.00 Required Fees based on Tuition Charge

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$188.00 Per Credit Hour

Registration Fee

$75.00

Total In-State Program Cost

$3,034.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$3,128.00

Demand Occupation(s)

47-1011.00First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
$34.82 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

One College Drive, Calais, Maine 04619

Phone Number

(207) 454-1000

Fax Number

(207) 454-1092

Web Address

https://www.wccc.me.edu/academics/programs/programs-study/electricity-technology/

Last Updated

May 04, 2021

Created

May 06, 2016