Electrical Technology Occupational Certificate

Program Information
Have you considered a hands-on skill that can lead to owning your business? San Jacinto Colleges electrical technology program may be the answer. Homeowners, builders, and businesses rely on skilled electricians for repairs and new installations. A career as a journeyman or master electrician puts you in demand. Our programs help you master everything from simple residential wiring to complex commercial and industrial power and controls for the areas petrochemical plants and business infrastructure.

The San Jacinto College electrical technology program:
Uses a curriculum that prepares you to fill entry-level positions in residential, commercial and industrial electrical fields.
Prepares students for jobs in maintenance, design, marketing, estimating and other electrical-related industries.
Is a registered Electrical Apprenticeship program with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR).
Offers daytime and evening courses which enable apprentices to start accumulating the required on-the-job experience.
Prepares students for journeyman and master electrical exams.

Additional Information
The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) requires an apprentice to have 8,000 hours of on-the-job experience in order to take the Journeyman exam. A master electrician candidate must have 12,000 hours of verifiable experience.
Career Opportunities
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment of electricians is expected to increase faster than average for all occupations through the year 2022. Increases in population and economy will provide demand for more electricians, to install and maintain electrical devices and wiring in homes, factories, offices, and other structures.

Experienced electricians can advance to jobs as:
Project managers
Construction superintendents
Electrical inspectors
Electrical contractors
Master Electrician

Earning Potential
Electrician median salary: $50,510 per year*
*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

First Term

Occupational Certificate Total 15 Capstone Experience: ELPT 1345

Call Center: 281.998.6150
General Email: information@sjcd.edu