Only 3 months of training? Yes

RSI students get hand-on training ensures our graduates are well prepared for the workplace.

The objective of this 3 month electrician education and training is to train and prepare students for entry as new construction and maintenance electricians. Students learn to install and maintain electrical equipment for residential and commercial structures as well as read blueprints and create job estimates.

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Upon successful completion of the electrician courses, the student should have an understanding of electrical principles, the National Electric Code (NEC) and how these apply to common buildings and facilities. A student will also have practical exposure to installation techniques, diagnostics, service and repair of electrical systems.

  • Maintenance Electrician
  • New Construction Electrician
  • Power Plant Field Technician

Electrical Technologies Program at RSI

  • Day and evening classes available
  • Offers program completion in just 3 months
  • Incorporates real world training with hands-on curriculum
  • Includes training in the National Electric Code (NEC)

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Program Courses

Fundamentals of Electricity

HVE 100

100 Contact Hours
90 Lecture Hours
10 Lab Hours
4.0 Credit Hours

This course teaches students the basics of electrical applications, such as control circuit wiring, single-phase and three-phase motors and high-voltage wiring. It also teaches all of the safety processes for handling electrical systems, like grounding and energized circuits.

The training materials in Fundamentals of Electricity include:

• Information on multiple types of test meters and their proper use
• Electrical devices and control devices
• Troubleshooting

Electrical Wiring – Residential

HVE 120

100 Contact Hours
60 Lecture Hours
40 Lab Hours
4.0 Credit Hours

This course teaches the fundamentals of residential wiring, with the National Electrical Code book as the guide.

Students should also be able to understand the following:

• Hand tools
• Ladders
• Shock hazards
• Protective equipment

The electrical code is also taught, ensuring students understand the proper placement of the following:

• Wiring
• Circuits
• Switches
• Receptacles
• Lighting fixtures
• GFCI devices

Students will also put everything they’ve learned in this class to the ultimate test: wiring a scaled-down three-bedroom home.

Electrical Wiring – Commercial

HVE 130

100 Contact Hours
60 Lecture Hours
40 Lab Hours
4.0 Credit Hours

The commercial wiring course also follows the National Electrical Code book, helping students understand:

• Load calculations
• Blueprint reading
• Cost estimating
• Three-phase motor wiring
• Conduit manipulation

Students will be put to the test of wiring a mock commercial building in accordance with codes. They will also wire commercial lighting and three-phase motors.

Sound Interesting? Contact us for more information on this course and the Electrician Training & Certification program below.

Enrollment

Ready to Enroll?

Take the next step toward an exciting career! The RSI team is here to help you through every step of the process. Contact us for more information and schedule a personalized tour of our campus with an Admissions Representative. For out-of-state students, we have a virtual tour of our campus you can view.