Electrical construction technology graduates can expect to start as wiring apprentices or service technicians with significant potential for future career growth. Graduates of the program will have a solid understanding of electrical theory as well as the needed practical skills associated with the residential and commercial wiring, and will go out into the working world with the potential to someday become their own boss. From the installation of wiring to the testing of electrical equipment, students will start laying a solid foundation for a future that may see them grow into the roles of construction management, electrical foreman, or owning their own electrical contracting firm. Technological change in the electrical industry is resulting in a need for electricians and service technicians with both an up-to-date knowledge of advanced technology and a solid understanding of fundamental electrical troubleshooting skills. Furthermore, NCC's program is unique in that it includes the option for students to participate in a 5-year IBEW apprenticeship.
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Your Career in Electrical Construction Technology
Those with a solid technical understanding of background in electrical construction will be well prepared for a number of high demand career pathways, including but not limited to: electrical contracting, licensed electricians, industrial wiring technicians, and electrical service technicians. Electricians work indoors and out, in nearly every type of facility and environment. Most electricians work full time, which may include evenings and weekends. Although the work is not as dangerous as other construction occupations, potential injuries include electrical shocks and burns, cuts, and falls.
Electrical Construction Technology Career Paths
- Inside Wireman
- VDV Installer/Technician
- Residential Wireman
Degrees We Offer
- Associate in Applied Science | 2 years