Industry Certification & State Credential Exams
Industry certifications make you more employable.
You will be prepared to take an approved state and/or nationally recognized industry certification or licensure exam in your field of study.
College Credit Transfer Opportunity and/or Advanced Credit
Upon completion of the program and meeting eligibility requirements, including the attainment of an aligned industry credential, students may be awarded credits toward an Associate Degree by Broward College or the Florida College System. Students must enroll in Broward Collegewithin 2 years of completing their program at either Atlantic, McFatter or Sheridan Technical College. Additional college credit may be awarded with the attainment of additional industry credentials.
Program Length: 1200 hours
Get Plugged In! Learn basic electrical principles, residential wiring, commercial wiring, blueprint reading; installation of conduit, and safe work practices. Program content also includes interpreting national and local electrical codes.
Electricity I460312 -The program is designed to prepare students for employment in the vast network of jobs in the electrical trades. Instruction includes: basic electricity; residential wiring; commercial wiring; trouble diagnosis and repair procedures; the use of electrical and mechanical tools of the trade for installations and troubleshooting; blueprint reading; and interpretation of electrical symbols. Program content also includes building and wiring codes including the National Electrical Code, splicing and connecting wires, installation of conduit, and safe work practices. Emphasis is placed on skill development, and much of the program is project based. Note: With additional successful testing, the completion of this program may be used as a substitute for the first year of the Electrician Apprenticeship program. ATC’s
Special Note: With additional successful testing, the completion of this program may be used as a substitute for the first year of an Electrical Apprenticeship Program. Graduating students are encouraged to pursue taking the Broward County Electrical Journeyman License exam.
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Typical Graduate Earns $29,598/year after program completion