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Electricity Program

Under the supervision of an Electrician, the electrical helper is examining electrical units

Electrical wiring is a field that is diverse and on the cutting edge of technology.


The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment or advanced training in a variety of construction electrical industries. This program focuses on broad, transferable skills, stresses the understanding of all aspects of the electricity industry, and demonstrates such elements of the industry as planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues, and health, safety, and environmental issues. Programs graduates start as electrician’s helpers or apprentices. A helper or an apprentice must work under a licensed journeyman electrician until the journeyman exam is taken and possess a thorough understanding and demonstrate safety procedures used at work sites.

Career Opportunities:

  • Electrical Apprentice
  • Electrical Assistant
  • Electrical Helper

Employment Outlook:

Employment of electricians is projected to grow 10% from 2016 to 2026.


The average wage for this career in Florida is $15.07 hourly or $31,350 annually.

Completion Requirements:

This entire program is 1200 hours. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):

OCP AElectrician Helper300 Hours
OCP BResidential Electrician450 Hours
OCP CCommercial Electrician
450 Hours
Total Hours: 1200

Location & Schedule:

Electricity is available at the following school (s):

Lindsey Hopkins Technical CollegeMonday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday from 5:00 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
William H. Turner Technical Arts Adult Education CenterMonday - Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Contact Information at the Location:

Additional information can be provided by student services:

Lindsey Hopkins Technical College
(305) 324-6070
Patricia Estiverne
Sandra Hawkins
Jacques Lucien
Rose Jasmin
Ext. 7089
Ext. 7129
Ext. 7039
William H. Turner Technical Arts Adult Education Center
(305) 691-8324
Valarie B. Johnson
Gia Jones
Martha Pinell
Julia Innocent