Electrical Technician Diploma Program

Electrical Technician Diploma Program

HS diploma not required to enter the program.

Top 5 reasons to become an electrical technician

  1. Abundance of electrical technician jobs available in Illinois
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that 7.2 million Americans are unemployed, yet 5.6 million jobs remain unfilled.  Employers need job-ready employees, such as electricians, where 85,900 jobs will need to be filled by 2024.*
  2. Electrician Salaries
    The 2017 annual mean wage of electricians in Illinois was $61,010 to $81,600.  That is ranked among the highest in the nation.**
  3. Short 10-month Program
    At our accredited school, the program may be completed in just ten months. 
  4. Tuition Assistance
    Financial struggles are one of the most common barriers to education. However, Rockford Career College offers financial aid to those who qualify, such as grants, loans, employer reimbursements, and veterans benefits.
  5. Start Now
    We have a program starting this month and our admissions staff is available to expedite your enrollment if you call TODAY.  Call 815.965-8616 or fill out our request information form on this page.

*http://www.career.org/news/shortage-of-skills-electricians (retrieved 12/26/2017)

**https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes472111.htm#st (retrieved 12/26/2017)

This hands-on program prepares you for entry level work in the electrical trades in less than a year. Gain the knowledge, skills and training required to work as an electrical technician.

Have you heard about the shortage of electricians?  At Rockford Career College, YOU could help fill that shortage by enrolling and graduating from our 10-month Electrical Technician Diploma Program. Read more about the shortage of electrical technicians at http://www.career.org/news/shortage-of-skills-electricians 
Fox News:  Electrician Shortage:  https://www.foxbusiness.com/economy/electrician-shortage-six-figure-salary-job


Program length – 10 months


On-campus program

Courses for this program include electrical safety, conduit bending, AC/DC theory, motor controls and operations, transformers and branch and feeder calculations.

Electrical technicians work with electricians installing, maintaining and repairing electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures. Troubleshooting and critical thinking are required as no two jobs are exactly the same.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor predicts 34,100 new electrical engineering technicians will be needed between 2014 and 2024.1

1U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-2015 Edition, Job Outlook, retrieved 4/26/16

Rockford, IL