High School Diploma with Electrician Courses
Get started on a career as an electrician while you earn your high school diploma online. Earning your High School Diploma with an Electrical Career Pathway can help you explore a career as an electrician, and learn the basics of becoming a residential electrician. Your electrical electives can also transfer into Penn Foster Career School’s Residential Electrician Career Diploma
Did you know that electrician jobs are expected to increase 10% in the coming years, and that electricians earn an average salary of $56,180?¹
In this course, you’ll learn best practices for the apprentice electrician.
Learn about electrical components, conductors, conduit, and wiring.
In this course, you’ll learn about heating and climate control. You’ll also study the function of various electrical components and learn how to work with various types of electrical systems.
This course will teach you how to interpret blueprints and schematic diagrams.
This course provides in-depth coverage of all the essential elements of the National Electrical Code® including terminology, structure, and specific applications and interpretations.
As you know this is an online academic program. This means you will need access to high-speed internet to begin your program. In addition, you will need access to a Microsoft® Windows® based computer running Windows 10® or later or an Apple® Mac® computer running macOS® or later, access to a word processing program to complete written assignments, and an email account to complete this program with Penn Foster.
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¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Electricians, on the Internet here (visited June 10, 2020).