The Electrical Technician program is a condensed version of the Electrical Installer and Service Technician program at PCTI. This program is specifically designed to meet the needs of companies requiring individuals with the skills needed in the residential, commercial, and industrial sectors. As industry expands and the population creates more demand for electrical and fiber optic services, the need for technicians continues to increase. PCTI’s comprehensive program of theory combined with extensive “hands-on” training, both in the classroom and in the lab, impress upon students the importance of accepting individual responsibility for the proper diagnosis and repair of electrical or fiber optic systems.
Graduates have many career options: Electrical Apprentice – residential, commercial or industrial; maintenance electrician for manufacturers or large commercial buildings; cable installer, fiber optic technician, motor repair service, utility servicemen.The extensive hands-on training and small classroom environment at PCTI sets it apart from other institutions. Upon completion of the program, students are qualified for the Electrical Apprentice License issued by TDLR. This allows students to be fully prepared to enter the workforce.
Objective: To provide specialized occupational training in residential, commercial and industrial electricity. Students will learn how to apply theoretical principles to troubleshoot and solve electrical problems. Upon completion of this course, students will be prepared for employment in the following occupations:
Occupations: Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Contracting, Maintenance Electricians, Cable Installers, Motor Repair, and Electrical Utility Service in commercial buildings, hospitals, schools, apartment complexes, engineering and electrical companies.
Prerequisites: High School Diploma, or GED, or equivalent of a high school diploma from a home school.
Total Credit Hours: 46 (10 mos.)