Electrical Technology

Certificate Continuing Ed Technical Degree

Skilled electricians and journeymen are in high demand in the Gulf Coast area. Choose San Jac’s electrical technology program to prepare for entry-level positions in residential, commercial, and industrial electrical fields. 

Program at a Glance

Career Opportunities

  • Electrician
  • Supervisor
  • Project manager
  • Construction superintendent
  • Estimator
  • Electrical inspector
  • Electrical contractor
  • Master electrician

Earning Potential

Electrician: $53,300 per year

For more salary information, check out Texas Wages.

DEGREES & CERTIFICATES

Electrical / Electronics, Continuing Education Courses

Continuing Ed
An electric career deserves an electric education. At San Jac, you'll get just that. Get your start in the field or expand upon your expertise alongside our professors, and do it all at our state-of-the-art LyondellBasell Center for Petrochemical, Energy, & Technology.
Length Varies
The Continuing Education Division at San Jac offers you a variety of noncredit courses for workforce training and lifelong learning.

Electrical Technology, AAS

Technical Degree
The Associate of Applied Science degree prepares you for an entry-level career. This program provides basic training and on-the-job experience for positions in the fields of construction, maintenance, design, marketing, residential, industrial, commercial, and other electrical-related industries.
Length 2 Years
If you're studying full-time, you can complete the 60 credits for this program in five terms, including a summer term.

Electrical Technology, Certificate of Technology

Certificate
The Certificate of Technology prepares you for the degree program, an entry-level career, or advancement in your current career. This program provides basic training and on-the-job experience for positions in the fields of construction, maintenance, design, marketing, residential, industrial, commercial, and other electrical-related industries.
Length 1.5 Years
If you're studying full-time, you can complete the 39 credits for this certificate in three terms.

Electrical Technology, Level 2 Certificate

Certificate
The Level 2 Certificate prepares you for the degree program, an entry-level career, or advancement in your current career.
Length 1.5 Years
If you're studying full-time, you can complete the 45 credits for this certificate in four terms, including a summer term.

Electrical Technology, Occupational Certificate

Certificate
The Occupational Certificate prepares you for the A.A.S. degree or Certificate of Technology program or to advance in your current career. Upgrade your skills through real-world experience and training.
Length 3 Months
If you're studying full-time, you can complete the 15 credits for this certificate in one term.
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Get Credentials that Matter

Employers know that San Jac graduates have the knowledge and experience they’re looking for. Whether you pursue a certificate or full degree, adding a San Jac electrical program to your resume is sure to help you stand out. 
Electrical Technology
The certification tests were tough. It’s not just multiple-choice or memorization, it’s about troubleshooting and knowing the content well. I have a lot of mechanical experience, but now adding the basic electrical certification to my resume makes me more marketable to employers.”
Christian Longoria
Basic Electrical Technician Certificate '22

More Program Information

The program offers both daytime and evening courses to enable apprentices to gain required on-the-job experience and prepares students for journeyman and master electrical exams.

As an electrical technology student at San Jac’s Central Campus, you’ll have access to hands-on training experiences in the modern new LyondellBasell Center for Petrochemical, Energy, & Technology. 

Apprenticeship Requirements for Exams

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) requires an apprentice to have 8,000 hours of on-the-job experience to take the journeyman exam. A master electrician candidate must have 12,000 hours of verifiable experience.

Contact Us

Do you have questions about San Jac’s electrical technology program? Reach out. 
Durrell Dickens
Dept Chair, Industrial Tech
Phone
(281) 998-6150x7346
Joseph Zwiercan
Dept Chair, Industrial Tech
Phone
(281) 998-6150x1352