Industrial, Commercial, & Residential Electrician
The Industrial, Commercial & Residential (I/C/R) Electrician Program Offers Hands-On Learning
The Industrial, Commercial & Residential I/C/R Electrician Program at Delta Tech prepares students through hands-on learning and real life skill acquisition to begin a career in the electrician industry. The successful combination of classroom instruction and practical experiences helps students understand the fundamentals of the electrician trade. After completing the program, students may go on to work as an electrician, electrician’s helper, or electrical apprentice.
The instructors in the I/C/R Electrician Program are committed to the success of their students, and achieving the objective of the program, which is preparing students for entry-level employment in the electrician trade.
Students enrolled in the program will learn the following:
- Basic electrical theory
- Load calculations
- Motors and electrical controls
Learning these skills will allow the student to install, maintain, and troubleshoot a variety of electrical systems, and enter the I/C/R Electrician workforce prepared for an entry-level career.
*Not all programs and courses are available at all campuses.
- Electrical Theory/NEC/Grounding
- Electrical Mathematics/Conduit Bending
- Conduit Bending/Terminations/Standby Systems
- Overcurrent Protection/3 Phase Dist/Load Calc.
- Motors/FA Systems/VDV/Controls
Industrial, Commercial & Residential (I/C/R) Electrician Program FAQS
- Electricians can work in homes, businesses, schools, and factories, on jobs big and small. Some electricians will work on one large project, while others will take service calls throughout the day providing various tasks. Electricians install, maintain, and repair electrical power, communications, and lighting. Electricians interested in specializing may work in wireless, green homes, and surround sound.
- The median annual wage for electricians was $56,180 in 2019, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
- Electricians may work inside or outside, and will answer service calls or work on jobs at any residence or business requiring the installation, repair, or maintaining of an electrical system. There can be some travel between jobs.
Delta Technical College offers a variety of financing options to qualifying students. Financial Aid Representatives are available at each of our campuses to assist you. Please contact your nearest Delta Tech campus today to learn more.
Enrollment and outcome information and the ACCSC annual reports for each program in Adobe PDF format. Please note, all programs are not offered at all campuses.
Industrial, Commercial & Residential (I/C/R) Electrician Careers
Electricians are responsible for the maintenance, repair, and installation of all electrical systems, wiring, equipment, and fixtures in residential and commercial buildings. They ensure that work is completed in accordance with relevant codes. Their duties can be varied and may include installation or service of street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems. Electricians may also find work in the growing fields of cellular technology and green homes.
Qualified electricians will often work as electricians, maintenance electricians, journeyman electricians, inside wiremen, control electricians, electrician technicians, industrial electricians, or journeyman wiremen. Further certifications, licensing and experience can provide additional opportunities and leadership roles in the electrician trade.
The employment of electricians is predicted to experience 8% growth from 2019 to 2029, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Delta Tech is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools & Colleges (ACCSC).
Delta Tech is approved by the United States Department of Education to participate in the Federal Financial Aid Program.
Delta Technical College is licensed by the Mississippi Commission on Proprietary Schools and College Registration, Certificate No. C-624. Licensure indicates only that minimum standards have been met; it is not an endorsement or guarantee of quality. Delta Technical College is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.