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Residential/Commercial Electrical Technician

Residential/Commercial Electrical Technician - Certificate

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Residential/Commercial Electrical Technician Program

The Residential/Commercial Electrical Technician Certificate program is intended to train and prepare students as entry level electricians for residential and commercial maintenance electrical positions. Students will learn to install and maintain electrical equipment, read blueprints, and troubleshoot/repair electrical systems in residential and commercial settings.

Career Outlook

Demand for residential and commercial electricians is currently high in the Horry and Georgetown communities. Entry-level salaries range from an average annual salary of $27,000 to $31,000. Graduates of the program will be able to install, maintain, and repair electrical power, communications, lighting, and control systems in homes, businesses and construction sites. 

For more information about careers, visit O*Net Online for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Career Services for more employment, career, and professional development resources.

For more information, contact:
Jeff Ball  - (843) 349-7875

Curriculum Sequence

First Semester - Fall Course Title Semester
Credit Hours
EEM 105 Basic Electricity 2
EEM 117 AC/DC Circuits I 4
EEM 140 National Electrical Code 3
EEM 165 Residential/Commercial Wiring 4
EEM 172 Electrical Print Reading 4
  TOTAL 17
Second Semester - Spring
EEM 121 Electrical Measurements 3
EEM 145 Control Circuits 3
EEM 170 Electrical Installation 3
EEM 204 SCWE in Residential/Commercial Electrical Technician "Internship" 3
EEM 235 Power Systems 3
  TOTAL 15