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Residential Electrician

From updating existing buildings to building construction, demand for electricians is on the rise. This course will train you for an entry-level career as an electrician by teaching you the fundamental skills you need to succeed, such as electrical theory, wiring and installation, customer service best practices, the National Electrical Code®, and much more.

$2,595.00 (USD)

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The Residential Electrician course is designed to teach you the fundamental skills needed to work with residential electrical systems—no previous experience is required. With booming infrastructure, new energy conservation technology, and an aging workforce, demand for skilled electricians is in high demand, with 80,000 residential electrician jobs opening each year through 2031, projected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Completing this residential electrician training will prepare you to pass your state's electrical licensing exam and kick-start your career as a residential electrician or electrician apprentice.

Throughout your online residential electrician training, you will learn electrical theory, wiring and installation, safety procedures, the use of common hardware and materials, the use of building plans, and more. You will also have access to 30+ virtual simulations that facilitate hands-on practice and 10 lessons on customer service, an essential soft skill in your electrical residential career. On-the-job, critical thinking scenarios will help boost your success, along with quizzes in each lesson of this residential electrician course.

Our residential electrician training features engaging and interactive content that will further increase your real-world success, such as 3D models and walk-throughs of main electrical panels, circuit breakers, DMM, fuses, and branch circuit learning checks. You will also play games, including name that function, ampacity, and labeling receptacle, paired with in-the-field photo access (provided by your course SME).

Investing in your electrician education is the first step toward a successful electrician career!  Residential electrician training prepares you for electrician licensing tests, generally required by most states and localities. While tests differ, you will need to understand the common situations in electrical work, including the use of the National Electrical Code®, local electrical codes, circuits, and various types of wiring methods.

Please check with your state, county, or city for residential electrician licensing rules and whether this course's hours will be accepted for licensing. *Our Residential Electrician course does not count towards getting a Massachusetts Electrician license.





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Trocaire College
Workforce Development
360 Choate Avenue
Workforce Development Division/Office of Corporate Training
Buffalo, NY 14220 US

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