Electrician Technology


Electrician Technology is a one-year certificate program that teaches students to install, maintain and troubleshoot electrical devices and equipment. Students are exposed to the regulations of residential and commercial wiring and renewable energy.

This program provides the 576 hours of education needed to meet the licensing requirements of the State of Maine and, upon successful completion of the program and 4,000 hours in the field of electrical installations in the field, the State of Maine Electrician Examining Board will allow the student to sit for the journeyman in training electrician examination


You'll learn how to:

  • Practice the electrical skills of the profession in an ethical and responsible manner.

  • Respond appropriately to a variety of residential, commercial, and industrial electrical situations.

  • Apply knowledge of electrical theory in various projects, including blueprint reading, wiring, pipe bending, motor control, switching, and power circuits.

  • Possess in-depth knowledge of the National Electrical Code.

Quick Facts
  • Program tracks


  • Estimated certificate completion time

    One-Year, 36 credits

  • Start Date

    July or August 2022
    Limited seats available.

  • Eligibility Requirements

    Maine Resident
    High school diploma or equivalent
    At least 18+ before the start of the program

Degree questions, answered.

This training program is FREE for those who qualify (including textbooks and certifications). Funding is generously provided through the Harold Alfond Grant and the Maine Jobs and Recovery Plan to provide customized workforce training grants to Maine residents, with delivery through YCCC and Maine’s other community colleges.

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Electrician at Work


Graduates of this program will pursue careers as journeyman electricians.

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