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Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 74
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The electrician program prepares individuals to apply their knowledge and skills to install, operate, maintain, and repair electrical apparatus and systems such as residential, commercial, and industrial electric - power wiring: and D.C. and A.C. motors, controls, and electrical distribution panels. Also, included is instruction in the use of test equipment.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Canby 56220
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Jackson 56143

Labor Market Information

  • Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers

  • Median wage: $33.65/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Electrician Helpers

  • Median wage: $12.94/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Carpenter Helpers

  • Median wage: $16.96/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Electricians

  • Median wage: $29.17/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Signal and Track Switch Repairers

  • Median wage: $30.06/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Construction Laborers

  • Median wage: $19.26/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
1450 Collegeway Worthington, MN 56187 Toll-Free: (800) 658-2330 Local: (800) 658-2330 TTY: (800) 658-2330 Email: info@mnwest.edu