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
  • Apply for Summer 2023 Start Date Today

  • Program tracks


  • Estimated certificate completion time

    One-Year, 36 credits

  • Eligibility Requirements

    Maine Resident
    High school diploma or equivalent
    At least 18+ before the start of the program
    C or better in Algebra I

  • Important Dates

    - April 14th - Deadline for submission of all admissions materials (transcript exception for high school seniors)
    - May 1st - Admissions decisions emailed to all applicants
    - May 8th - Decisions due from accepted applicants
    - June 29th - Program Orientation at SIS from 9:00 am to 11:00 am
    - July 3rd - Summer Term II classes begin online

Degree questions, answered.

This training program is FREE for those who qualify (including textbooks and certifications). Funding is provided through the Harold Alfond Grant & the Maine Jobs and Recovery Plan. Additional funding is provided by Key Bank.

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Electrician at Work


Graduates of this program will pursue careers as journeyman electricians.

Meet the Faculty

  • Michael Lovejoy

    Michael Lovejoy

    Chair Electrical Technology Faculty

      Michael Lovejoy is a State of Maine licensed Master Electrician with more than thirty years in the field. He has served as a tradesman, business owner, electrical inspector, and student. His goal is to engage students with real-world issues and examples of what waits for them in the trades. I enjoy new challenges and problem-solving and hope to bring this to his students.

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