Electrical Technology

Are you good with your hands and looking for a highly marketable job skill? Are you interested in the way things work? Would you like a job where there’s always work?

Courses in North Lake’s Electrical Technology program can help you:

  • Get trained to be an apprentice electrician
  • Prepare for licensing exams
  • Upgrade your current job skills for career and salary promotions

Electrical Technology At-A-Glance

 

What Can I Earn?

These rates are entry hourly wages for the following Electrical Technology jobs in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

  • Electrician$13.41/hr View Jobs
  • Security/Fire Alarm Systems Installer$13.63/hr View Jobs
  • Supervisor of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers$19.46/hr View Jobs

Please review current job openings and contact your advisor to review your options.

All data gathered for Dallas/Fort Worth.
Source: DCCCD Labor Market Intelligence and EMSI

Why is This a Good Career Bet? 

Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas’ targeted occupations lists electricians as a high-growth job sector through 2017, projecting 6,630 openings. 

CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects job growth increase over the next decade of 28 percent for electricians. 

See more about careers in Electrical Technology.

Guided Pathways in Electrical Technology

A guided pathway will help you earn a college credential and build a career. It’s a one-page document that clearly shows you what courses to take (and when) to best prepare you for success in college and in your career.

Learn more about Guided Pathways to Success.

Guided Pathway
Electrical Construction

Degree and Certificate Options in Electrical Technology

North Lake College   

North Lake College is the only one of the seven colleges of DCCCD to offer Electrical Technology.

See all degree and certificate options.

HB 1508 Notice

This program may lead to an occupational license for which a prior criminal history may make a student ineligible. For more information please visit dcccd.edu/hb1508.