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Electrician

Electricians Do More Than Just Keep the Lights On – They Power the World!

A Summit College electrician student working with wires in the classroom

Overview

The services that electricians provide are critical to just about every industry out there. Most businesses wouldn’t function without the electrical power, communications, lighting, and control systems that electricians are skilled in installing and maintaining. Similar to industries like healthcare, it’s an industry that is not likely to ever go away. Not to mention that it has a growing demand for skilled professionals. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for electricians is growing much faster than average, the industry is expected to add over 62,000 jobs by 2029! Also according to the same source, the median wage before overtime and benefits is $56,180 per year – or $27.01 per hour.*

Add a Little Spark to Your Future

And you won’t just be working in an industry with plenty of job prospects, you’ll be interacting with people from all walks of life, making it an exciting way to earn a living! We train you for the entry level position – where you decide to go from there is 100% in your hands. You could operate your own business, you could work for a big construction company helping to build skyscrapers, or you could work in a small mom and pop shop. The future is in your hands.

An electrician installing an outlet in a wall

But that’s not all –

Two electricians working on installing electricity in a home

The Summit College Electrician program can be completed in as few as 9 months! Not only will you get the hands-on training and skills you need to become a professional electrician, you’ll also be able to start working and earning fast. Summit offers flexible day or evening class schedules, free tutoring and one-on-one assistance from our career services department to help you land the job of your dreams.

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Benefits of Electrician Training

  • Classroom and hands-on instruction to prepare you for the workplace: Learn about electrical safety and theory, National Electric Code (NEC) code application, wiring and power distribution, circuits, green electricity and more.
  • The perfect learning environment: In just nine short months—
    with the flexibility of day or evening classes—you’ll learn the
    skills you need to succeed. Our dedicated faculty, small classes
    and modern facilities make it easy for you to learn.
  • Career and training support services: You are important to us.
    That’s why we offer free tutoring, personal attention from faculty
    members, resume assistance, mock interviews and workshops

Where Summit Electrician Grads Can Work

  • Building equipment contracting firms
  • Nonresidential building construction
  • Electric power companies
  • Utility system construction sites
  • Homes, businesses and factories

Career Outlook

Electricians are in demand, whether you work for someone else or are self-employed. According to O*NETOnLine1, the projected job growth for electricians in California will increase 13% through 2028—much faster than average for other occupations.

Is Career Training Right for You?

Take the Summit College Career Training Readiness Quiz

The fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete, and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for.

What You’ll Learn

At Summit College, we believe our instructors are just as important as our curriculum. That’s why we have a dedicated team of instructors with real-world experience. As a student in the Electrician program, you’ll be getting both classroom and hands-on instruction to help prepare you for real-world situations. You’ll be trained in all the essentials of electrical safety and theory, National Electric Code (NEC) application, wiring and power distribution, AC & DC machines and motors, commercial installation, electrical circuits, green electricity and more. You’ll also learn valuable people and communication skills to help you go even further in your career!

Electrical Theory

National Electrical
Code Application

AC & DC Machines
and Motors

Green Electricity

Commercial Installation

Electrical Circuits

No High School Diploma? You Have Options!

Don’t let the lack of a high school diploma hold you back. Summit College can assist you in obtaining your high school diploma while you train for a career with our high school completion program!

Career Opportunities

Electricians can find career opportunities in so many places including:

 

  • Building equipment contracting firms
  • Nonresidential building construction
  • Electric power companies
  • Utility system construction sites
  • Homes, businesses and factories
An electrician working on the job

Become an Electrician at These Summit College Campuses

San Bernardino

804 East Brier Drive
San Bernardino, CA 92408

El Cajon

411 N Marshall Ave
El Cajon, CA 92020

Santa Ana

1639 E. Edinger Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92705