1500 HOURS / 50 WEEKS                                              
PELL ELIGIBLE Program #I460314                                                       
CIP #0646.030204


PROGRAM description:

This training program will prepare students for employment as skilled Electricians and *Electrician Helpers. It will provide instruction in the basics of electrical wiring with equal emphasis on theory and hands-on experience. It includes learning to read and understand the NFPA 70. Along with the hands-on training, you will learn blueprint reading and applied math.


Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes. May install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems. Excludes: “Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers”.

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A state articulation agreement is in place between School district technical colleges/centers and community colleges.  The 1500 clock hour program in Electrician shall articulate three (3) college credit hours to the AAS/AS Degree in Building Construction Technology.  This agreement does not preclude but encourages the awarding of additional credits by any college through local agreements.

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AGE:                16 years or older

DIPLOMA:         N/A

BASIC SKILLS REQUIREMENT:  MATH 9.0   LANGUAGE 9.0   READING 9.0 or meet other Basic Skills Requirements

Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and climb a ladder

Industry Certification:      OSHA - $8.00; NCCER Electrical - Levels 1, 2, 3 & 4 

NCCER Level Exam Fee per level– Initial Fee $3.00 per test w/3.00 retake fee

Other testing fees may apply


Advisory Salary Range:             $20,800 - $62,400                                           Shop Fees:       

Florida Panhandle:                   $26,400 - $54,800                                           $35.00 Work Order Fee

PH Average                               $38,840                                                           Materials plus 10%        

State Average:                          $37,900                                                           + 7% sales tax

National Average:                     $50,500

*Electrician Helpers make $10,000 - $25,000 less than an Electrician.



Program Completion Rate: 67%   -   Program Placement Rate: 100%  -  Program Certification Pass Rate: 50%

Electrical jobs are projected to grow
10 percent from 2018 to 2028!

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did you know

In April 1954, Crown Electric of Memphis Tennessee, hired a young man.  The pay was $1.00 an hour. He delivered supplies to job sites and hoped to train to become an ELECTRICIAN.  Crown remained his employer until mid-October that same year, when he officially became a self-employed entertainer known as Elvis Presley.

Source: Elvis Presley A Southern Life by Joel Williams