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Training Time: 4-12 months

Before his name began to light up neon Hollywood signs, Elvis Presley led a promising career as an electrician. He soon traded out his electrical tape for an electric guitar, famously saying, “I suppose I got rewired the wrong way round somewhere along the line.” Follow in the King’s footsteps and rewire your own career as an electrician. There’s no such thing as a “typical workday” for an electrician, as each day brings new and exciting challenges – from installing wiring in a residential home to repairing an electrical control system in a commercial building. Browse Upstate SC electrician training programs to take your first steps toward a bright future.

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    $48K

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Industrial Electricity Certificate in Applied Science

Students of the Industrial Electricity program will demonstrate building science fundamentals, construction management theories and best practices through practical “hands-on” and “real-world problem solving” training curriculum that is consistent with the changing skill requirements of the construction industry. 

Training time required: 12 months

Industrial Electricity Certificate

Industrial electricity students study electrical theory. They also learn electrical and electronic circuits, motor controls and programmable logic controller fundamentals.

Training time required: 12 months

Electrical Wiring Certificate

As you prepare for a career as an electrician, the four units in the electrical wiring series will provide training in the installation of residential and commercial/industrial electrical circuits. Units I and II apply to residential wiring; units III and IV apply to commercial and industrial wiring. In each unit you will study the applicable National Electric Code standards. 

Training time required: 4 months

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