Program Content: The purpose of this Electricity program is to prepare students for employment or advanced training in a variety of electrical industries. The program covers the use of tools, Ohms Law, blueprint reading, NEC (National Electric Code), DC and AC, circuits, basic safety, construction site etiquette, conduit bending, residential and light commercial “rough-in/trim-out” of wiring.
Admissions (How to Apply):
1. Apply to MTC at https://manateetech.edu/apply-now/. Submit your application to access your “To-Do List.” You are not accepted into the program after applying, you must complete your do list.
2. Attend a Program Information Session. Call 941.751.7900, prompt, 6 Information Sessions. Find the next available session on our Events Calendar here: https://www.manateetech.edu/events/
3. Complete your “To-Do List” at https://www.MTCdashboard.net.
Note: The Basic Skills Assessment must be taken within 6 weeks of your admit date unless exemption criteria have been documented per State Statute.
For exemption information, see the Student Handbook located here: https://www.manateetech.edu/quick-docs/
Length of Program: 1500 hours – approximately 14 months full-time to complete. or 1500 hours – approximately 24 months part-time evening to complete.
Dual Enrollment Available: yes – daytime only
Industry Certification: Program graduates are prepared to earn the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certification.
Articulation: May be available towards credits at Florida public colleges/universities. Speak with a Career Counselor for more information.
Job Placement Rate: 92%
On-time Completion Rate: 93%
Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet: Electrician
Required Books and Materials: Electrician
Latest Employment Trends: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Regional Labor Supply Dashboard
Possible Careers and Outlook: 47-3013-Helpers- Electricians, 47-2111 – Electricians
Estimated Total: $7,900*
*An additional fee for a uniform, books, supplies and various materials is required. Fees for certifications and/or licensure may or may not be required. Price is for in-state tuition. For out-of-state tuition, speak with a Career Counselor for more information. MTC is not an I-20 institution.
Location: MTC Main Campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203 | 941.751.7900
Start Date: August, January
Start Time: Day: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.,
or Evening: Monday – Thursday, 6:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.
For Day and Evening Class Information: Contact Roderick Mitchell: 941.751.7900 x 1032, Email