Becoming an electrician is a worthy goal, and Summit will support each step you take toward that goal. At Summit, our dedicated instructors will encourage and challenge you. Our coursework will help you pursue the proficiency that can elevate you career. We know there are no shortcuts to a fulfilling career as an electrician, but we believe your career climb begins here.

Summit offers a balanced curriculum of hands-on training and theoretical knowledge to prepare you for entry-level positions. With the certificate, you will be able to work for electrical contractors, wiring installation contractors, or even be self-employed. Electricians can work in a variety of environments, providing services such as: repairing and maintaining electrical systems, examining electrical units, providing customer service, and communicating with clients.


Our professional and committed faculty, small classes, hands-on training, and modern facilities create an environment where your hard work can succeed. Your personal journey will be supported by our flexible scheduling options, free tutoring, and career services. We offer a short 9-month program, with day or evening classes. While enrolled in Summit‘s Electrician program, your studies will include, but are not limited to:

  • Electrical Theory
  • National Electrical Code Application
  • AC & DC Machines and Motors
  • Green Electricity
  • Commercial Installation
  • Electrical Circuits

*Courses are currently offered in a format combining Online distance learning and On-campus classes.

Is a Career as an Electrician Right for You?

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.

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Electricians are always needed. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of electricians is expected to grow 9% from 2016 to 2026. This is slightly faster than the average 7% for all occupations. Graduates from the program will need to work additional hours in the field before receiving an electrician certification, per the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) requirements. No matter how your career journey unfolds, Summit wants to be by your side. Every student’s climb is different, but at Summit you’ll find the support you need to elevate your career.

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