Commercial-Residential Electrician

Construction Technology

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.

Award: Diploma
Credits: 48
Locations: Calmar
Entry: Fall

Paying for the Program

$9,504*
Financial Aid Eligible

Out-of-State Tuition & Fees: $10,656*
Program Supplies: $500 - 700

Financial Aid Info

Career Outlook

$22,331 - 74,109

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.

Potential Careers

  • Apprentice Electrician
  • Electrician
  • Line Operator
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  1. Apply for admission.
  2. Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.
  3. 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®, or SAT® test scores. Reading and writing scores are valid for three years, and math scores are valid for two years. 
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Academic requirements, program details and any additional admission requirements for this program can be found on the program page in the college catalog.

David Ferkingstad

David Ferkingstad
Electrical Program Instructor

  • Email: ferkingstadd@nicc.edu
  • Phone: 844.642.2338, ext. 1243
  • Location: Calmar
Jeff Foster

Jeffrey Foster
Electrical Instructor

  • Email: fosterj@nicc.edu
  • Phone: 844.642.2338, ext. 1244
  • Location: Calmar