electrical occupations


Electrical Occupations Policy Guide - In Development


Electricians, Electrical Power-Line Installers/Repairers.    


Median wages (2019) $29.93/ hourly, $62,260

Annual Projected Growth (2018-2028) Faster than average (10% to 12%) 

Electrical Occupations prepares students to apply technical knowledge and skills necessary to install, operate, maintain and repair electrically-energized residential, commercial and industrial systems, and DC and AC motors, controls and electrical distribution panels. Instruction emphasizes practical application of circuit diagrams and use of electrical codes and includes blueprint reading, sketching and other subjects essential for employment in the electrical occupations. Reading and interpretation of commercial and residential construction wiring codes and specifications, installation and maintenance of wiring, service and distribution networks within large construction complexes are also critical components of the program. 

Courses of Study

  • Electrical Safety

  • Residential Wiring

  • Local and National Electric Code

  • Circuit, Relay Logic and Programmable

Industry Certifications

  • OSHA

  • National Center for Construction Education Research (NCCER)

Class Requirements

  • Students are responsible for:

  • Reading Proficiency

  • Math Proficiency

  • Writing Proficiency

  • Problem Solving and Troubleshooting Skills

  • Ability to work independently and in a team

  • Creative problem solving