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Electrical

Diploma
Residential
English

Program Description

The Electrical Diploma Program provides students with technical skills and practical knowledge, as well as the skills needed to perform installation tasks, provide service, and troubleshoot and repair residential, commercial, and industrial electrical systems. Graduates from this program will be able to fill positions such as an electrician’s helper in residential and construction firms in the electrical trade industry.

Possible Employment Opportunities *

  • Electrician’s Helper/apprentice (residential, commercial, and industrial electrical systems)
  • Maintenance and Repair Workers

Credential Earned

Electrical Diploma

Related Certifications and Credentials

  • NCCER Credentials for Level 1 and Level 2
  • OSHA10

Duration of the Program

9 1/2 Months
Total Contact Hours: 728
Lecture Hours: 344
Lab Hours: 384

Core Courses

Industrial Safety

This course emphasizes the fundamental concepts related to safety and health in the industrial, manufacturing, and servicing industries. Prevention and remedial measures to face accidents caused by electric shocks and toxic gas inhalations are discussed. Regulation of the Department of Labor and OSHA applicable to these industries is also covered.

64 hours

Electrical 100

This course encompasses classroom and laboratory study of the fundamental skills of the electrical trade. Areas of study include the core curriculum of the electrical trade, namely, its history, safety, tools, and skills employed by modern electricians, including understanding circuits, reading codes, installation, bending conduit, and testing equipment.

120 hours

Electrical 200

This course encompasses classroom and labwork study of the novice skill areas of the electrical trade. Areas of study include electrical mathematics, drawings and blueprints, building structure, and current.

220 hours

Electrical 300

This course encompasses classroom and laboratory study of the intermediate skill areas of the electrical trade. Areas of study include load calculations, lighting, advanced safety, equipment, power loads, and cable systems.

160 hours

Electrical 400

This course encompasses classroom and laboratory study of the advanced skill areas of the electrical trade. Areas of study include load calculations, healthcare facilities, emergency and specialty systems, and crew leadership.

180 hours

Related Programs

Campuses Available

Admission Requirements

High school diploma or a recognized equivalent.

Possible Employment Opportunities *

  • Electrician’s Helper/apprentice (residential, commercial, and industrial electrical systems)
  • Maintenance and Repair Workers

* These examples are intended to serve only as a general guide of possible employment opportunities. There are many factors that determine the job an individual may obtain and Florida Technical College cannot guarantee its graduates any particular job. Some positions may require a license or other certifications. We encourage you to research the requirements for the particular position you desire.

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