What is Electrical Technology?
The Electrical Technology Program focuses on preparing you for various entry-level electrical positions in industry and the building trades. The study of electrical theory in the classroom and the practical application of that theory in labs provide the foundation of this program.
Once enrolled in the Electrical Technology program, you'll be required to achieve a minimum grade of "C" in the technical core and in those courses selected as technical electives.
For additional information please visit our Program Brochure.
What are my career choices?
Electrical technicians are employed in many exciting areas such as plant and factory supervision, industrial electrical maintenance, as well as residential, commercial and industrial electrical construction. The installation and calibration of electrical equipment and components in residential, commercial and industrial environments are also areas which demand the skills of trained technicians.
|Electrical Technology Career||Median Annual
SalaryⓘBased on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
|Electrician Trainee Level I||$31,060|
|Electrician Trainee Level II||$31,060|
|Residential Electricity Level I||$31,060|
|Residential Electricity Level II||$31,060|
|Electrical Motor Control Level I||$31,060|
|Electrical Motor Control Level II||$31,060|
What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?
- Construction Electrician
- Industrial Electrician
- Electrician Construction
- Electrician Trainee Level I
- Electrician Trainee Level II
- Electrical Motor Control Level I
- Electrical Motor Control Level II
- Residential Electricity I
- Residential Electricity II
|Electrician Trainee Level I: 8 Total credit hours|
|Electrician Trainee Level II: 13 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS|
|Residential Electricity Level I: 14 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS|
|Residential Electricity Level II: 21 - 22 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS|
|Electrical Motor Control Level I: 23 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS|
|Electrical Motor Control Level II: 31 - 34 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS|
|Electrical Construction: 31 - 33 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS|
|Construction Electrician: 48 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS|
|Industrial Electrician: 56 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS|
|Electrical Technology: 60 - 68 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS|
Length of Program
You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.
This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.