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College of Southern Maryland
conedops@csmd.edu
8730 Mitchell Rd
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
301-539-4760

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Electrical Helpers start at $18,060 per year and can earn up to $41,800 per year dependent upon experience level and training. Electricians earn up to $71,900 per year.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

  Financial Assistance is available for this  program 
  Veterans Benefits applicable

Construction

Electrical Helper    High Demand

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Electrical Helpers learn to perform tasks supporting Electricians and do preparatory work for the installation and maintenance of electrical systems and equipment. Electricians install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures while ensuring that work is in accordance with relevant national electrical codes. Electricians may install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems.

 

CAREER STARTER

Electrical Helper
Complete your first year of apprenticeship training in just 10 weeks taking daytime classes full time or in two semesters taking evening classes part time, and immediately qualify to start in the electrical field.


View the Summer 2014 Semester Schedule of Construction courses

View the Spring 2014 Semester Schedule of Construction courses


TRAINING PROGRAMS

Choice 1: FAST-TRACK DAYTIME TRAINING

Course

Class Hour 
TEC 9440 Construction Core Skills - Electrical       85
TEC 9340 Electrical Boot Camp, Part 1       75
TEC 9350 Electrical Boot Camp, Part 2        75
OR
Choice 2: EVENING TRAINING
Course Class Hours
TEC 9300 Construction Core Skills - General 75
TEC 7860 Electricity I, Part 1* 75
TEC 7870 Electricity I, Part 2 75
* Prerequisite of six months on-the-job experience or attendance of TEC 9300. TEC 9300 and TEC 7860 may be taken simultaneously.
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Check out Ed Harrod who has successfully obtained a job in the electrical field.
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CAREER ADVANCEMENT

Advance your career by passing the following licensure exams:
 Electrician Journeyman

Complete years two, three, and four of apprenticeship training and four years of work experience to sit for the Calvert, Charles, Montgomery, or Prince George's counties' exams to be licensed as a journeyperson.

APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING 
Course Class
Hours
TEC 7880 Electricity II, Part 1     75 
TEC 7890 Electricity II, Part 2     75 
TEC 7920 Electricity III, Part 1     75 
TEC 7930 Electricity III, Part 2     75 
TEC 7940 Electricity IV, Part 1    75 
TEC 7950 Electricity IV, Part 2     75 
 

SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS INSTALLER

TRAINING PROGRAM
Course                                      
Class
Hours
TEC-7520 Introduction to Solar Photovoltaics
40 
TEC-7250 Solar Photovaltaics System Installer and Inspection 60

  MASTER ELECTRICIAN 
After meeting seven years of experience, workers can take a state exam to be licensed as a Master Electrician.

MASTER EXAM PREP TRAINING 
Course  Class Hours

TEC 8120 Master Electrician Exam Prep

   60
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For more information contact:
Dr. Ricky C. Godbolt
Director
301-539-4733
rgodbolt@csmd.edu
Connie Coyle
Program Assistant
301-539-4721
conniec@csmd.edu

For a complete listing of courses that CSM offers, please refer to the Continuing Education Schedule of Classes.

"The difference between learning on the job and learning in the classroom is the difference between learning how to do something versus learning why things are done. Knowing why is critical for an electrician."

Mike Meadows
Owner, Excel Electric
Former CSM Electrical Student