About the Program
The Industrial Electricity program prepares students for employment in the electrical industry.
AWARD TYPES: Certificate Level 1
AREA OF STUDY: Construction Industry & Manufacturing
Degrees and Certificates
Industrial Electricity - Electrical Power Technology - Certificate Level 1
Industrial Electricity - Electrical Technology - AAS
Associate of Applied Science
Industrial Electricity - Electrical Technology - Commercial - Certificate Level 1
Industrial Electricity - Solar Photovoltaic System Installer - Certificate Level 1
The Industrial Electricity program prepares students for employment in the electrical industry. There is an increased demand for trained electricians to work in the installation, maintenance, and service of residential, commercial and industrial electrical systems. Rewarding career opportunities exist in the areas of industrial automation and fiber optic installations. The program provides comprehensive, theoretical and hands-on training to meet the industry’s continued and changing demands for qualified personnel. Students are required to purchase tools and books.
Students successfully completing any of the certificates listed below may apply a maximum of 21 semester hours towards an AAS degree in Construction Technology - Craft Management Specialization. For certificates with fewer than 21 semester hours, additional courses in Construction Technology, Business Administration, or other related disciplines may be required.
In addition, please note that a student may only earn one Occupational Skills Award (OSA) per academic year.
TSI testing required prior to first enrollment for all AAS degrees and Level II certificates.
There are 18,312 Electricians employed in the Greater Houston Area. This number is expected to increase by 5.5% over the next four years.
- The estimated annual job openings is 656 jobs a year.
- Median Wages - $21.97 hourly, $46,000 annually