Electrical Technician (Certificate)

Program DescriptionThe Electrical Technician technical certificate of credit provides training in basic electrical wiring skills enabling students to gain entry-level employment in the construction and maintenance industry. Topics include basic electrical principles and practices, blueprint interpretation, industrial safety procedures, and residential wiring operations.

Program Details

  • Location: Griffin Campus
  • Major Code: ET51
  • Award Level:(Certificate)
  • Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Minimum Length of Program: 2 Terms
  • Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 19

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements.

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual's path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting is/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Program Courses Credits
First Term
MATH 1012—Foundations of Mathematics 3
ELTR 1020 — Electrical Systems Basics I 3
IDFC 1007—Industrial Safety Procedures 2
IDFC 1011—Direct Current I 3
Second Term
ELTR 1060—Electrical Prints, Schematics, and Symbols 2
ELTR 1205—Residential Wiring I 3
ELTR 1210—Residential Wiring II 3

Program Advisors
Tommy Woodall
Griffin campus

Career and Academic Planning
Career Advisor
Sharon Craft
Griffin Campus
Room 107