Electrical/Electronics Technology Department
The Electrical/Electronics Technology curriculum is designed to provide training for persons interested in the installation and maintenance of electrical systems found in residential, commercial, and industrial facilities. The curriculum is based on a student having no prior knowledge or experience in electricity or electronics.
Hands-On Training Includes:
- AC/DC Theory
- Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Wiring Practices
- National Electric Code
- Motor Controls
The electrical industry prefers diploma or AAS degree levels of education and training from a technical school or work experience. Opportunities for graduates include but are not limited to entry-level positions in areas such as electrical installation and maintenance of residential, commercial, and industrial wiring systems, data communication and fire alarm systems, electrical machines and equipment, control systems, and other systems utilizing electrical power. Graduates can also work towards obtaining an electrical contractor’s license enabling them to operate their own business.
Graduates are employed based on their abilities and experience, and growth potential exists in all areas. Starting salaries range from $10 to $14 per hour. Overtime opportunities exist and salaries can rise rapidly as skill and experience improve.
The Electrical/Electronics Technology Department at Wake Technical Community College offers five curriculum options. Click on the appropriate curriculum to view the course outline for each option. We offer:
FAQ about Electrical/Electronics Technology
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