What is Electrical Technology?
The world runs on electricity. Electricity is used in our homes and schools, electronics and entertainment, manufacturing, and nearly every other aspect of the human existence. To keep this very important commodity flowing safely and reliably through all corners of residential and industrial life, we need highly trained electricians. The Electrical Technology program provides a solid foundation of electrical theory and related practical applications. Class and laboratory instruction includes electrical theory and systems design; residential and commercial wiring, conduit bending; and advanced training in motor controls and programmable logic controllers. Degree specialization are offered in both industrial electrician and construction electrician.
What are my career choices?
Employment opportunities can be found in manufacturing and industrial sectors, power plants, and electrical supply companies, as well as residential and commercial construction..
Credentials Available at SKYCTC
|Electrician Trainee Level I Certificate: 8 Total credit hours||Requirements|
|Electrician Traineee Level II Certificate: 13 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS||Requirements|
|Residential Electricity Level I Certificate: 14 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS||Requirements|
|Residential Elelctricity Level II Certificate: 21-22 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS||Requirements|
|Electical Motor Control Level I Certificate: 23 Total Credit Hours||Requirements|
|Electrical Construction Certificate: 31-33 Total Credit Hours||Requirements|
|Electrical Motor Control LEvel II Certificate: 34 Total Credit Hours||Requirements|
|Construction Elelctrician Track Diploma: 48 Total Credit Hours||Requirements|
|Industrial Electrician Track Diploma: 54-55 Total Credit Hours||Requirements|
|Construction Electrician Track Associate Degree: 60-61 Total Credit Hours||Requirements|
|Industrial Elelctrician Track Associate Degree: 65-68 Total Credit Hours||Requirements|
This program has no special admission requirements.
Length of Program
You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.
This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.