Resident and Commercial Electrical Tech
Associate in Applied Science
Modes of Instruction
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Kaskaskia College's Resident and Commercial Electrical Technician degree program is designed to provide the students with the knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience for residential, commercial, and light industrial applications. Students will gain hands-on experience and training in construction methods including training booths, mock buildings, and simulated industrial motor control applications. Students will be trained in a variety of topics including but not limited to; underground electrical systems, grounding/bonding, low-voltage wiring, and troubleshooting, fire alarm, security and building system controllers.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports employment of electricians is expected to grow faster than the average of all occupations. Graduates of KC’s Resident/Commercial Electrical Wiring Program can expect a strong job market when they complete the program.
- Installer Technician
- Inside Wiremen
- Outside Linemen
- Median Annual Wage for Electricians $54,110*
- $26.01 per hour*
- *US Bureau of Labor Statistics
Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Understand basic knowledge in electrical circuitry with both AC and DC applications
- Demonstrate knowledge in the National Electric Code. Students will be able to evaluate different electrical construction practices and use the skills necessary to apply them to the National Electric Code.
- Demonstrate different electrical construction methods in residential, commercial, and light industrial applications. Show an understanding of blueprint reading for electrical systems.
- Demonstrate knowledge in troubleshooting and repair of electrical circuits and devices.