Electrical Technology at North Lake

The Electrical Technology program at North Lake ensures that students gain the technical knowledge and practical skills necessary to advance in the electrical technology field.

Course offerings for the program include:

  • Basic Electrical Theory
  • Commercial Wiring
  • Distribution Systems
  • Electrical Blueprint Reading
  • Electrical Planning and Estimating
  • Motor Control
  • National Electrical Code
  • Residential Wiring

Developing Skills for Success

All of our construction-related programs offer a unique educational enterprise between North Lake and the Construction Education Foundation of North Texas. The objective of this partnership with the construction industry is to provide construction companies in North Texas with trained employees at all levels. Course offerings include construction management, construction technology, masonry, plumbing and commercial heating and air conditioning.

All our programs are housed at the Construction Sciences Center,​ inside the Dallas/Fort Worth Interna​tional Airport boundaries. Our 60,000-square-foot building houses classrooms and laboratories that provide both skill-based and management education for the construction industry. The facility has been recognized as an exemplary model throughout the United States for construction-oriented college programs.

Electrical Technology and other construction-related courses are taught using a combination of classroom lecture and lab demonstration with hands-on student participation. Courses take place during convenient evening and weekend hours and can be taken for both credit and noncredit. All programs require participation in cooperative classes with industry employers.​

Accreditation and Affiliations

​North Lake is one of just 10 two-year institutions in the U.S. accredited by the American Council for Construction Education. North Lake's Construction Management program is the oldest and largest accredited two-year program in the country.

Industry Partnerships

North Lake’s construction-related programs have industry partnerships in place with: