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Electricians Assistant Residential/Commercial

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This career major will introduce students to the safety practices, use of hand and power tools/equipment and electrical theory related to the electrical industry.

Morning session – 8:10 – 11:10 a.m.
Afternoon session – 12:45 – 3:45 p.m.

Career Major Name:  Residential Electrician’s Assistant
Clock Hours/Weeks of Instruction:  1040/40
Normal Completion Time:  40 weeks for full-time students

Required Courses:

  • OSHA 10 - Construction Industry
  • OSHA 10 - General Industry
  • Electrical Safety in Construction
  • Electrical Theory in Construction
  • Electrical Schematic and Blueprint Reading in Construction
  • Electrical Power and Hand Tools and Equipment in Construction - Level I
  • Direct Current Circuits in Construction
  • Alternating Current Circuits in Construction
  • National Electrical Code
  • Residential Wiring Methods
  • Commercial Wiring Methods
  • Motor Theory and Operation in Construction
  • Motor Control Wiring in Construction
  • Programmable Logic Controllers in Construction
  • Workforce Staging

Career Opportunities:

  • Apprentice Electrician
  • Controls Technician
  • Electrical Maintenance Technician

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Application Process:
High school students see your home school counselor
Adults contact Mid-America counselor (405) 449-3391

Average Salary:

OSBCTE (Oklahoma State Board of Career & Technology Education)


ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate

  • Bronze
  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Platinum

ODCTE Competency Certification

  • Residential Electrician’s Assistant

OSHA Construction Safety 

**CTSO: SkillsUSA

**Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO)