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Electrical Construction and Maintenance

at Northwest Technical College

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 Construction Electricity diploma program is designed to prepare the learner to build, install, maintain and repair electrical systems that provide heat, light, or power for residential, commercial and industrial structures. This comprehensive program includes maintenance of electrical equipment, wiring methods, blueprint reading, material selection, programmable controllers, and National Electric Code.

Program Locations

  • Northwest Technical College, Bemidji 56601

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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Northwest Technical College
Northwest Technical College
905 Grant Ave. S.E. Bemidji, MN 56601 Toll-Free: (800) 942-8324 Local: (218) 333-6647 TTY: (218) 333-6691