Electrical Technology Certificate

About the Program

The Electrical Technology Certificate Program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to install, operate, maintain, and repair electric apparatus and systems such as residential, commercial, and industrial electric-power wiring; and DC and AC motors, controls, and electrical distribution panels. Includes instruction in the principles of electronics and electrical systems, wiring, power transmission, safety, industrial and household appliances, job estimation, electrical testing and inspection, and applicable codes and standards.

Career Information

The Electrical Technology Certificate program provides students with the training essential for positions as an electrician in residential or commercial construction or industrial maintenance.  The program provides training in advanced motor control, conduit installation and bending techniques, blueprint reading and wiring practices. Students are trained to install, replace, and repair electrical equipment and understand industry safety practices. This program is designed to meet the related technical instruction for some DOL apprenticeship programs.  Graduates of this program are awarded a certificate.

Salary Information

Average: $29.24
Entry Level: $23.38
Experienced: $35.32

* Salary information from www.ihaveaplaniowa.org as reported by the US Dept of Labor www.bls.gov.

Just the Facts

Program Start Term: Fall and Spring
Program Length: 2 Semesters
Award: Certificate
Pathway: Career Path
Cluster: Industrial Technology and Transportation
Completed Online: Both
Completed in the Evenings: Evening Only
Program Locations: Council Bluffs Campus