Electrical Technician Certificate

The LLTC Electrical Certificate program offers an industry-recognized curriculum providing the basic knowledge and skills in applied electrical theory; residential wiring, blueprint reading, construction safety, and The National Electrical Code. Students gain valuable electrical experience through coursework, lab instruction, and hands-on work. As a graduate of the Electrical Technician program, you are equipped to enter the workforce as an apprentice/mentee, depending on your interest or skill level.

Graduates may choose to work in an electrical construction-related field as an apprentice or further their educational experience at an approved Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry Apprenticeship Program. An emphasis on sustainable residential electricity will introduce students to careers in the emerging green technology field. The one-year Electrical Technician Certificate is an excellent way to record an individual’s course work in transcript form and prepare individuals for a career in construction electricity.


1. Demonstrate professionalism and related employability skills.

2. Develop skills necessary to enter an apprenticeship/ mentorship program in the electrical construction field.

3. Use National Electrical and Fire Codes to implement all electrical design and installation methods.

4. Apply problem-solving and/or mathematical strategies to electrical circuitry.

5. Build, install and repair residential electrical systems in a lab setting.

6. Demonstrate knowledge of common safety rules with equipment operation and practices.

7. Successfully complete OSHA 10 competency exam.

8. Work with the LLTC Carpentry Program to develop and practice the skills of time management and collaboration on a construction project, such as building a house.

31 Credits

Electrical Technician Certificate Program of Study

General Education Courses: 7 creditsClassCr.Pre-ReqTerm
EDU 140Professional Skills Development3SP
MATH 150College Algebra or greater3FA
LE Program Requirements- 23 creditsClassCr.Pre-ReqTerm
ELEC 110Intro to Electrical Circuit Theory3FA
ELEC 114Materials and Codes2FA
ELEC 116Introduction to Residential Wiring2FA
ELEC 118Electrical Circuit Theory4SP
ELEC 120Residential Wiring and the NEC (Natl elect code)4SP
ELEC 122Electrical Services3FA
ELEC 124Electrical Blueprints2SP
ELEC 216Motors and Controls3SP
ENER 210Intro to Solar Energy2FA
Non-Course Requirement* CPR & First Aid□ Met□ Not Met
Total=31 Credits