Electrical Technology

 

Amp up your career with specialized training in electrical theory and hands-on practice to become an industrial or construction electrician.

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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.

average base pay
Based on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
$49,561
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low: $32k med: $50k high: $76k

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
SalaryBased 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
Electrical Construction $49,561
Construction Electrician $49,561
Industrial Electrician $49,561
Electrical Technology $49,561

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

Diploma

  • Construction Electrician
  • Industrial Electrician

Certificate

Additional Information

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.

Program Contact

Danny Ingram
Electrical Technology
Program Coordinator
606.487.3313
danny.ingram@kctcs.edu