Electrical Technology

Electricians play a pivotal role in nearly every type of building project known to man. From treatment plants and factories, to construction sites and residential developments, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the job market for electricians will grow by as much as 20% over the next 8 years; representing a significant career opportunity for individuals who are looking to enter into the electrical field.

Salina Tech’s Electrical Technology Program can help you break into this industry by giving you the skills you need to install, maintain and repair even the most complex residential, commercial and industrial electrical systems. From blueprint reading and motor control, to advanced automation and circuits, our graduates leave with more than enough knowledge to pass the Journeyman’s Exam and begin pursuing a rewarding career as a certified electrician in a field of their choice.

After years of real-world work experience, many electricians go on to start their own electrical business, where they receive lucrative contracts working for homeowners, industrial facilities, telecommunications companies and construction firms, among many others.

What You Will Learn

  • Demonstrate competency in residential, commercial, and industrial installation and maintenance.
  • Locate and comprehend the appropriate electrical code(s) for the objective to be accomplished safely.
  • Use appropriate electrical terminology.
  • Interpret blueprints, diagrams, and schematics.
  • Demonstrate employability skills.
  • Calculate accurately.
  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication.
  • Develop positive work habits and interpersonal skills needed for employment.

What You Can Do

  • Earn an AAS Degree in two years
  • Starting Salary – $30,000 to $40,000
  • Careers
    • Journeyman Electrician
    • Water Plant Electrician
    • Industrial Electrician
    • Electrical and Instrumentation Technician
    • Plant Electrician
    • Self-Employed

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