Electrical Systems Technology

Job Outlook

  • Install and maintain residential, commercial, and industrial electrical systems

  • Apply advanced electrical concepts to a wide range of complex projects

  • Troubleshoot circuits for safe and efficient operation


What can I do when I graduate?

  • Residential electrician

  • Commercial electrician

  • Electrical sales

  • Union apprenticeship

What would I do in this class?

  • Use test equipment

  • Apply commonly used articles of the National Electrical Code

  • Install rough-in wiring

  • Install distribution systems

  • Install finish wiring

  • Install motor control wiring

  • Install motors and power wiring

  • Maintain a safe work environment

What can I do with further training?

  • Utility linesman

  • PLC programmer

  • Electrical engineer

  • Industrial electrician

Program Quick Facts

Electrical Systems Technology students must be able to

  • Differentiate between many colors and shapes

  • Comprehend and use measuring devices and electrical math

  • Work in all types of weather and environments

  • Use PC's to assemble electrical drawings

  • Have good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to use hand and power tools

  • Communicate well with co-workers and customers

  • Read and comprehend the National Electrical Code book


College Credits

Available Certifications

Lab Fees

Jeremy Burdick

Stark State College
Youngstown State University
Central Ohio Technical College
Hocking College
Kent State University

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