Seminole State College offers the Electrician Helper Certificate to prepare students for an entry-level position in the electrical industry. The program consists of five sequential courses and can be completed in as few as three semesters (Fall term start only).
This 1,200-hour program is offered at the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus, and consists of a combination of online learning and hands-on lab experiences in the College’s high-tech labs. The program prepares students for work in residential and commercial projects.
On-Campus day classes: 8 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Monday-Wednesday
What You’ll Learn
The skills and abilities you will learn while earning an Electrician Helper Certificate at Seminole State include:
- Electrical safety
- Electrical math concepts
- Residential wiring concepts and applications
- Commercial wiring concepts and applications
Why Seminole State?
There are many benefits to earning your Electrician Helper Certificate at Seminole State, including:
- High-tech labs that simulate real-world job conditions
- Instructors are from the industry and consists of journeyman electricians, master electricians and certified electrical contractors
- Excellent connections to Central Florida employers
- Certificate from a regionally accredited state college
With the increase of construction activity of new residences and commercial structures, the demand for electricians and electrician helpers are on the rise. Employment of electrical related occupations has a projected growth of 14% over the next decade. The U.S. 2016 median salary is $29,530 ($14.20 hourly).
How to Apply
To be considered for the Electrician Helper Certificate, students must:
- Be at least 18 years of age
- Apply, be accepted at Seminole State College and complete the steps to enroll
- Take Form 9, Level D of the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)and successfully meet the following minimum scores:
- Reading: 568
- Language: 579
- Math: 570
- Meet with the program coordinator to register
A high school diploma or equivalency is not required for program entry.
For more information, please contact Gary Snyder, or call 407.708.2688.