Electricians install, operate, maintain, and repair electrical wiring and control systems in homes, commercial businesses, and industrial plants. Electricians may be responsible for wiring a home and installing lighting, running electric tests and inspections, or repairing generators and electronic controllers.

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Electricians are also known as Electrical Technicians, Electrical Experts, Wiremen, and Linemen

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Training Organizations

Brazosport College

Electricians are needed to support the fast paced construction taking place in our community and along the Texas Gulf Coast. Electricians install wiring systems, rewire or upgrade existing electrical systems. Maintenance electricians repair and install new electrical equipment such as circuit breakers, fuses, switches and electrical components. Electricians work at construction sites, in homes and...

Galveston College

Galveston College's Electrical/Electronic Technology Program is designed to provide training for persons interested in the installation and maintenance of electrical/electronic systems found in residential, commercial, and industrial facilities. Training, most of which is hands-on, will include such topics as AC/DC theory, basic wiring practices, digital electronics, programmable logic controllers...

Houston CC

Basic Electrician training provides the skills, knowledge and hands-on experience required for a long-term electrician career. Electricians install electrical systems in structures; they install wiring and other electrical components, such as circuit breaker panels, switches, and light fixtures, and they follow blueprints, the National Electrical Code® and state and local codes....

Lee College

"Opportunities in the electrical field are increasing. As technology advances, the demand for qualified industrial electricians also increases. Today’s electricians install and maintain electrical systems including climate control, security and communications. They may install coaxial or fiber optic cable for computers and test circuits for proper connections. They work with blueprints and must fo...

Lone Star College

Certificate offerings include the Residential/Commercial Electrician Certificate, and Marketable Skills Awards in Solar Photovoltaic System Electrician, Fuel Cell Systems Electrician, and Wind Turbine System Electrician....

ABC/CMEF Houston

CMEF has regularly scheduled craft training classes in core, electrical, instrumentation, millwright, pipefitting, carpentry, industrial painting, industrial insulation, rigging, scaffolding, welding, construction site safety technician, and crew leadership....

San Jacinto College

The Houston area is a rapidly expanding metropolis, with constant new residential, commercial, and industrial construction. Our programs will prepare you for a wide range of career possibilities in all of these areas. You’ll tackle everything from common household wiring to the complex industrial concepts that power the area’s petrochemical plants. You can learn these highly marketable skills righ...


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