Electrician Training in Connecticut
New England over
the next 10 years*
There is a shortage of skilled tradespersons in the United States, and that includes knowledgeable and competent electricians. The State of Connecticut has authorized Lincoln Tech to train individuals in high-voltage electrical work, with the goal to equip the graduate to enter the industry workforce as an apprentice electrician. The Electrician Training program is offered at Lincoln Tech’s East Windsor campus in day and afternoon schedules, while our New Britain and Shelton campuses offer day or evening schedules.
Successful completion of the Electrician Training program satisfies the State of Connecticut’s mandated 720 hours of classroom instruction. Graduates can immediately enter the work force as an electrician’s apprentice. As your apprenticeship proceeds through the required 4 years, you will gain valuable experience that will prepare you to sit for the State of Connecticut E-2 Unlimited Electrical Journeyperson examination**.
Electrician Training Includes Lecture & Hands-On Practice
- Applied Math
- Theory of electricity in 2 courses
- National and State electrical Codes
- How to read a blueprint
- Basic Telecommunications
- Telecommunications and Cable Installation
- OSHA 30 safety standards and subsequent knowledge exam
- How power generation and electrical distribution works
- Residential wiring and commercial wiring
- Applications of semi-conductors, programmatic logic controllers, and photovoltaics
- Motor and generator theory, followed by industrial motor control
- Fire, burglar and CCTV alarm systems
Lincoln Tech’s three Connecticut-based electrician schools can give you the training and skills you need to enter the electrical industry. Find out more about training for this exciting career path - request more information today.
* Career growth projections can be found at careeronestop.org for the years 2016-2026. Ranks reflect comparisons among 48 continental U.S. states. Salary information is based on median salary information collected for the year 2017. Data is current as of September 30, 2018.
** On the internet at https://portal.ct.gov/DCP/Occupational-and-Professional-Division/Occupational--Profess/Electrical-License-Types-and-Scope-of-Work, accessed on Feb 4, 2020.