at Ridgewater College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 84
  • Delivery: Face-to-face

About this Program

The Ridgewater Electrician program is designed to provide entry-level skills and knowledge to perform electrical work in all types of electrical installations in accordance with the National Electrical Code. A student can specialize as a construction, industrial or maintenance electrician. Lab activities include wiring and troubleshooting a wide variety of installation settings including residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural; and include components and specialized systems ranging from green energy and low voltage security systems to industrial maintenance systems. In addition, second-year students will wire the Carpentry program house.

Program Locations

  • Ridgewater College, Willmar 56201

Labor Market Information

  • Electricians
  • Median wage:$28.90/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers
  • Median wage:$33.04/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Signal and Track Switch Repairers
  • Median wage:$28.81/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Refers to national data. State data is not available.
  • Electrician Helpers
  • Median wage:$12.98/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Ridgewater College
Ridgewater College
2101 15th Ave NW Willmar, MN 56201 Toll-Free: (800) 722-1151 Local: (320) 222-5200 TTY: (800) 627-3529