CBT College’s Associate Degree in Electrical Technology is designed to prepare our students with the hands-on training to become a knowledge and competent technician by developing the necessary abilities to succeed in this important technological field.

Overview

The A.S. in Electrical Technology program is available at the Flagler and Hialeah campuses in Florida. This degree program typically takes students 24 months (20 months)to complete, and it is available in both English and Spanish. The academic curriculum that you study in the A.S. in Electrical Technology degree program at CBT College covers the use of the National Electrical Code.

The classroom instruction and hands-on training that you receive while enrolled in this degree program will help you:

  • Understand of job site safety.
  • Install, maintain and repair electrical projects in residential, commercial and industrial facilities applying correctly the electrical codes.
  • Install Green technologies (PV systems).
  • Acquaint with control circuits using PLC and electric motor controls. And more

The courses that you take in the A.S. in Electrical Technology program at CBT College, such as AC Circuits Blue Print and Electrical DC Circuit, will help create a solid, practical and theoretical foundation pertaining to the more advanced courses, including commercial, industrial, and residential wiring , programmable logic controllers and photovoltaic systems.

To learn more about the A.S. in Electrical Technology program, contact CBT College today. We are ready to help you sign up for the degree program that could lead to a successful career in the technological industry!

Objective

After you have successfully completed the A.S. in Electrical Technology program available on our Flagler and Hialeah campuses, you should have the ability to work in the technological field. This degree program will help you prepare for building trade by electrical industry (with the following abilities by skills and competences):

  1. Accomplish specific and general OSHA regulations associated with the profession of electricians.
  2. Select and manipulate power tools and hand tools properly.
  3. Properly handle measuring instruments to troubleshoot electrical circuits, electrical equipment and electrical and electronic components.
  4. Understand electrical principles, laws and calculation methods for DC and AC circuits.
  5. Select and install electrical materials (fittings, boxes, conduits, panel boards, breakers, fuses) according to the regulations of the National Electrical Code (NEC).
  6. Properly interpret electrical specifications for projects and be able to read blueprints.
  7. Install service entrance, feeder and branch circuits in residential, commercial and industrial sites following NEC regulations.
  8. Identify the main characteristics of different types of electric motors, select and install their control circuits and determine their technical state.
  9. Install and program Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), input sensors and output devices.
  10. Understand the fundamental of Digital Electronic and use them in to program effectively and rationally the PLCs.
  11. Design, install, maintain, and troubleshoot photovoltaic systems.

The curriculum integrates electrical theory and practical application to give students not only the manual skills to wire and install electrical systems and apparatus properly, but also the mathematical and practical knowledge to maintain support, explain and troubleshoot a wide variety of electrical projects, can use their knowledge to obtain the licenses related to their profession and communicate properly and work effectively with others having different roles or responsibilities.

Outcomes

Some electricians work for themselves, as independent contractors; however, the majority of technicians work in/on:

  • Maintenance Electrician
  • Electrical Design Assistant
  • Construction Electrician
  • Field Service Technician
  • Technical Sales Representative
  • Electrical Estimator
  • Installer of Photovoltaic Systems

The median annual wage for an electrician was $49,840; this amount will vary, depending on the job location, the type of job you are performing, and the amount of experience that you possess.

Outlook

The median annual wage for an electrician was $49,840; this amount will vary, depending on the job location, the type of job you are performing, and the amount of experience that you possess.

Program taught in:
  • English

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