Electrical Technology - Electrician

Diploma - 74 credits

About this program
This diploma program is designed to prepare the student to build, install, maintain and repair electrical systems that provide heat, light or power for residential, commercial and industrial structures. Courses provide students with a mix of theory and hands-on application in classroom and lab settings and at job sites. This comprehensive program includes maintenance of electrical equipment, wiring methods, blueprint reading, material selection, programmable controllers and National Electric Code.
Program outcomes
  1. Exhibit safety practices and procedures.
  2. Interpret the National Electrical Code.
  3. Apply principles necessary to install and control electrical systems in residential, commercial and industrial buildings.
  4. Calculate electrical quantities.
  5. Interpret blueprints.
  6. Demonstrate professionalism and related soft skills.
  7. Interpret electrical schematic and wiring diagrams.
Accreditation
Minnesota State Community and Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. More information can be found at www.minnesota.edu/accreditation.
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