College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Rd
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
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 is available for this program|
|Veterans Benefits applicable
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.
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.
|TEC 9440 Construction Core Skills - Electrical||85|
|TEC 9340 Electrical Boot Camp, Part 1||75|
|TEC 9350 Electrical Boot Camp, Part 2||75|
|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.|
Check out Ed Harrod who has successfully obtained a job in the electrical field.
Click here to listen to Ed's speech in its entirety.
Advance your career by passing the following licensure exams:
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.
After meeting seven years of experience, workers can take a state exam to be licensed as a Master Electrician.
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."