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Electrical Technology

(Wallace Campus)

 
Program Description: 

The Electrical Technology program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to install, operate, maintain, and repair electric apparatus and systems such as residential, commercial, and industrial electric-power wiring; DC and AC motors, controls, and electrical distribution panels. Includes instruction in the principles of electronics and electrical systems, wiring, power transmission, safety, industrial and household appliances, job estimation, electrical testing and inspection, and applicable codes and standards. The Electrical Technology program is accredited by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).

Career Opportunities:

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:

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:

Electricians

  

Contact Information

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

Mr. Alex Hutto
Electrical Technology Instructor
E-mail ahutto@wallace.edu
334-687-3543x2102 - Easterling