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Residential Electrician Career Diploma

Start your career path with online electrical training

Learn the skills that will help you take your first step towards a career as a residential electrician. With Penn Foster Career School, you can take your electrician courses online and study where you want, when you want, and at a pace you want. Our program also complies with the latest version of the National Electrical Code,® and includes student discounts from Snap-on. All at an affordable price.
Why become a Residential Electrician?
The demand for electricians is expected to grow by 14% between now and 2024,¹ much faster than the average for all occupations. With over 85,000 more electrician jobs expected to open up in the next several years, now is a great time to get the online electrical training that will help you on your path towards this high-growth career field.
Residential Electrician worker
Why Choose Penn Foster Career School?
Start and study when you want
Our mobile friendly, custom designed student portal is easy and intuitive to use at-home or on-the-go.
Dedicated Success Coaches
Our Success Center is made up of Certified Instructors and Success Coaches, Teaching Assistants and Student Help Staff all working to help you succeed.
On-Demand Learning
Do not wait for a class to start — you decide when to begin with our on-demand learning platform.
Set your goals and pace
With our progress-tracking and goal-setting tools, you can customize your study and exam schedule to help meet your personal goals.
Proven reputation
With over 45,000 graduates across our High School, Career School, and College in 2016, as well as our stable accreditation, you can know you are in good hands!
Connect with other students
Connect in real-time with your peers in your career area in our Penn Foster Community.
Student Experience
A Customized Learning Experience
With interactive, mobile-friendly courses, progress-tracking and goal setting, and personal coaches to help you succeed, the Penn Foster Experience (PFx) is an online learning experience like no other.

Residential Electrician Course Details

Our Residential Electrician Program covers topics such as working safely with electricity, electrical equipment, blueprint and schematic reading, The National Electrical Code® , and much more. See the full curriculum here:

Penn Foster Residential Electrician Curriculum

Important State Requirements: Be sure to check here for the requirements in your state.

With flexible, affordable payment options, you can get started on your residential electrician training online today.
I took the knowledge that I gained through the program and opened my own electrical contracting company. I was shocked at how much I was able to learn. I recommend Penn Foster to anyone who wants a great program that will help them prepare to start in this field.
Jeffery B.,
Residential Electrician Graduate
Residential Electrician
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¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Electricians, on the Internet here. (Visited February 24, 2017)
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