Electrician Training Program
for electricians are projected to open between 2018 and 20281
Our Shelton CT campus offers electrician training in 2 schedules: day or evening. The day program can be completed in 51 weeks, while the evening program takes 81 weeks. Graduates of our Connecticut electrician curriculum can enter the electrical industry well-trained at the apprentice level. Successful completion of the electrician program also satisfies the State of Connecticut’s mandated 720 hours of classroom instruction.
The Electrician Training program contains 24 courses that total 1,200 hours of detailed instruction. Your education begins with 3 courses: basic math and two electrical theory units. Following these introductory courses are the 21 additional courses described below. These are carefully timed and structured to build upon and maximize your growing knowledge base. Completion of all courses will qualify you to enter the industry as an electrician’s apprentice. All courses are comprised of 36 hours of instruction and 14 hours of hands-on lab work under the supervision of an instructor who is an experienced electrician.
Electrician Training Program Highlights
The demand for skilled electricians continues unabated. The courses in this program provide the optimal curriculum to prepare the student for a career as an Electrician:
- Applied Math
- Electrical Theory (2 courses)
- Electrical Code (4 courses)
- Blueprint Reading
- Telecommunications & Cable Installation (2 courses)
- OSHA 30 Safety Standards
- Power Distribution & Load Calculations
- Residential Wiring & Commercial Wiring (2 courses)
- Semi-Conductor Applications
- Programmatic Logic Controllers
- Photovoltaics (2 courses)
- Industrial Motor Control
- Motor & Generator Theory
- Alarm, Fire Access & CCTV Systems
After graduating from the electrical training program at the Shelton campus, you will have completed the state-required classroom training needed for an electrician’s license. You can then enter the field as an Electrician Apprentice, and our Career Services team will be there to help you find those opportunities.
Plug into a new career path, and put your potential to work with electrical training at Lincoln Tech’s Shelton campus.
1 National Center for O*NET Development. Connecticut Employment Trends: 47-2111.00 - Electricians. O*NET OnLine. Retrieved December 1, 2021, from https://www.onetonline.org/link/localtrends/47-2111.00?st=CT&g=Go