The electrician field is a rapidly growing industry which requires a high number of qualified technicians. This program will prepare the students to install, connect, test, and maintain electrical systems for a variety of purposes, including climate control, security and communications. They also install and maintain the electrical systems for electronic controls in business and industry machines. Graduates of this program gain knowledge in the installation of electrical systems in factories, office buildings, homes and other structures. Graduates are eligible to take a certification as assistant or journeyman after the completion of 8,000 hours of education time and/or experience in the field.
What career can I have as an Electrician Assistant?
A challenging and rewarding job as a:
- Utility worker
- Electrical construction worker
- Sales in home improvement and supply companies
- Self-employed (entrepreneur) business owner
- Inspector with city, county, states and federal agencies
Academic classes cover basic residential and commercial wiring, with an emphasis on fundamentals and theory. Get "hands on" experience while learning the exciting world of "electricity” as it is used in residential and commercial buildings.
Cost of Program
|Tuition & fees:||$3,478.00|
|Books & supplies:||$1,190.00|
|On-Campus Room & Board:||Not Offered|
Length of Program
|Intended time to complete:||12 Months|
|% of graduates who completed on time:||41%|
|Jobs related to this program:|
|• Helpers-Electricians (47-3013.00)||O*NET|
|• Electrical Power-Line Installers and
|Median debt from federal loans:||N/A|
|Median debt from private educational loans:||N/A|
|Median debt from institution financing plan:||N/A|
|% Job Placement of Graduates||45%|
|Nora Patruno||npatruno_1511||956-872-6149||Tech B-139|
Office: Technology Campus A-229
Telephone: (956) 872-6103
Fax: (956) 872-872-2762
3700 W. Military Hwy.
McAllen, TX 78501
Phone: (956) 872-2764
Fax: (956) 872-6151