Industrial/Commercial Electrician Certificate

This certificate program will prepare students to become electrician helpers, electrician apprentices, maintenance technicians, or allow them to work in the electrical retail field. It will also assist those interested in gaining access to the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 910 Electrician Apprenticeship Program. The Certificate is a subset of courses offered in the proposed Industrial/Commercial Electrician AOS Degree program. Students will develop knowledge in electrical construction and basic electrical theory while learning basic electrical construction skills. Topics include electrical theory, electrical circuits, and electrical construction along with supporting courses such as electrical blueprint reading and project estimating. All core courses are guided by the current version of the National Electric Code (NEC) Handbook.

Discipline Category descriptions

Minimum Degree Requirements (28 credits)
Effective Fall 2019
Electrical/Electronics Technology (8 credits)
ETE 101 Electrical Circuits I
ETE 102 Electrical Circuits II
Industrial/Commercial Electrician (10 Credits)
ICE 101 Residential Electrical and Wiring
ICE 102 Electrical Blueprint Reading
ICE 202 Project Estimation


Math (8 Credits) 
MAT 105 Technical Mathematics I
MAT 205 Technical Mathematics II
Mechanical Technology (2 Credits) 
MEC 209 Environmental Health and Safety

Degree Requirements Worksheets

 Students who hold an Industrial/Commercial Electrician Certificate may:

  • Go straight to work as an electrician helper, electrician apprentice, or maintenance technician
  • Apply the credits toward the Industrial/Commercial Electrician A.A.S. degree

Gainful Employment

The United States Department of Education has recently mandated that certain information for programs designed to lead to gainful employment be disclosed to prospective students. 

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