The Commercial-Residential Electrician program offers an opportunity to gain practical, hands-on experience in residential and commercial electrical service installation as well as a solid theoretical foundation. You are given the opportunity to acquire skills and training in alternating and direct current, National Electrical Code, electrical design, motor control principles and motor repair through classroom experience and a student building project that provides on-site activities.
Commercial-Residential Electrician graduates can seek employment with electrical contractors, private companies and other electrical construction, installation and maintenance employers. The employment placement record for graduates is exceptionally high (near 95 percent). This program is recognized by the Associated Builders and Contractors, which awards apprenticeship credit to graduates.
Estimated annual salary range for Construction Technology graduates based on EMSI. Salary range represents 10th percentile - median annual wage for related occupations within a 100-mile radius from the center distance between Calmar and Peosta Campuses.
- Apprentice Electrician
- Line Operator
- Apply for admission.
- Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.
- Complete ACCUPLACER® reading and writing assessment and ALEKS® math assessment for course placement. Assessments may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, ACT Compass® or ALEKS® test scores. ACCUPLACER® scores are valid for three years, and ALEKS® scores are valid for 18 months.
|ELE:117||DC Theory (8 weeks)||5.0|
|ELE:118||AC Theory (8 weeks)||5.0|
|ELE:142||Electrical Materials Identification||1.0|
|SDV:179||The College Experience||3.0|
|COM:723||Workplace Communications OR||3.0|
|ELE:107||Electrical Blueprint Reading||3.0|
|ELE:151||National Electrical Code I||3.0|
|ELE:152||National Electrical Code II||3.0|
|ELE:196||Motor Control Principles||4.0|
During term 1, students will complete a ten-hour OSHA training course online through Career Safe Online. This needs to be completed prior to the start of the spring semester, and a copy of the card needs to be presented to the instructor to continue in the program.
Dean of Career and Technical Education
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: 800.728.7367, ext. 168
- Location: Peosta
Electrical Program Instructor
- Email: email@example.com
- Phone: 800.728.2256, ext. 243
- Location: Calmar
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: 800.728.2256, ext. 244
- Location: Calmar
*Approximate cost. Amount reflects the estimated tuition and student fees based on rates at the time of publication. These rates do not include additional expenses (books, tools, supplies, living expenses, licensures, remedial or pre-requisite coursework or partnership tuition and fees, etc.) related to your NICC education. Rates are subject to change.