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SCI Programs:Electrical


  • Complete the program to qualify for on-the-job training hours towards Texas state licensing
  • Prepare for electrician entry level roles such as wiring installers, residential or commercial electricians, and more
  • Become a Residential Electrician after 4,000 hours of supervised training and completion of exam
Electrical Technician
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Take the first step towards a career with a strong, competitive job market.

The electrical technician training program at SCI provides hands-on instruction on installation, operation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems for both residential and commercial properties.

Career Skills

Our training provides the hands-on training which allows you to be more comfortable in the trade and competitive in the job market. Students can learn about:

  • The operation, installation, maintenance and repair of electronics and electrical wiring
  • Handling electrical distribution panels, instrumentation, DC/AC motors and controls, wiring, and power transmissions
  • Safety skills, generating estimations, inspections and applicable codes, and regulations


There are required hours of on-the-job training beyond the completion of this Electrical Technician training program. These on-site training hours are necessary to apply for Texas state licensing. There are also different levels you can achieve by accumulating hours of on-the-job training and passing exams. You can become a:

  • Residential Wireman: 4,000 hours of supervised training and passing the exam
  • Journeyman or Journeyperson Electrician: 8,000 hours under the direction of a Master Electrician and passing the required exam
  • Master Electrician: Journeyman license for at least 2 years, accumulating 12,000 hours under a licensed Master Electrician and passing the exam

SCI Electrical Technician training program graduates have the opportunity to find entry-level employment working under a master electrician as wiring installers or as technicians servicing electrical systems in a number of electrical and related trades in both residential and commercial environments.


The Right Electrical Tool Kit for the Job

Get all the tools needed for your hands-on training as an electrical technician! The SCI Electrical Student Tool Kit includes all the tools you need to start your program and get the job done right. The Electrical Student Took Kit even comes with a professionally engineered waist belt to keep them all in one convenient place. Easy to transport from school to home, you’ll have the proper tools to get the job done!

Keep your student tool kit long after graduation. With the proper care, this tool kit will last years, taking you from the classroom to your first call as an entry-level electrical technician.

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Is an Exciting Career as an Electrical Technician Right for You?

If you are interested in learning more about careers as an Electrical Technician and exploring whether this is the right career path for you, fill out our Request Info Form to receive more information. A helpful SCI Admissions Representative would be happy to answer any questions you have and help with everything from scheduling to financial aid. For immediate questions, call 1.833.SCI.TEXAS.


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