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Electrical Technology

(Wallace Campus)

Program Description:

  • Electrical Technology - The Electrical Technology program uses curriculum to teach in basic electricity, solid-state devices, basic wiring, transformers, fluid power, national electric code, motor controls, programmable logic controls, AC/DC drives, industrial robotics, technical communications and mathematics. The course is designed not only for training beginners, but also for training electricians currently employed in the field.

Career Opportunities:

  • Electrical Technology - Graduates of the Electrical Technology program may become employed as an industrial electrician, control technician, industrial electrical maintenance technician, instrumentation technician, PLC programmer, or industrial electrical inspector.

Skills Needed:

  • Electrical Technology - Successful electricians are in good physical condition and have above average agility and dexterity and possess above average color vision in order to identify electrical wires. It is also beneficial for electricians working in the construction field to have a basic knowledge of Spanish.

Expected Earnings/Salary:


Earnings as reported by the U.S. Department of Labor 2010-2011 Occupational Outlook Handbook are as follows:

  • Electrical Technology -
    • Median hourly earnings of $23.98
    • The middle 50 percent earn between $17.00 and $29.88 hourly
    • The highest 10 percent earn more than $38.18 an hour

CATALOG INFORMATION (Course Requirements)(pdf)


Contact Information

Mr. Michael Hannon
Applied Engineering Technology Instructor
E-mail mhannon@wallace.edu
334-983-3521x2263- Dothan

Mr. Ben Freeman

Electrical Technology Instructor
E-mail bfreeman@wallace.edu
334-687-3543x2102 - Easterling