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Residential Electrician Career Diploma

Pursue a Career as an Electrician with Online Training​

Learn the skills that will help you take your first step toward a career as a Residential Electrician. With Penn Foster Career School, you can take affordable 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.

Why Become a Residential Electrician?

The demand for electricians is expected to grow by 14% between now and 2024, at a rate much faster than the average for all occupations.With over 85,000 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 pursue a career in this high-growth field.​ The average annual salary for an electrician is $52,720.¹
Residential Electrician worker
Why Choose Penn Foster Career School?
Start and Study When You Want
Learn at home or on the go through our custom-designed, mobile-friendly student portal, available 24/7.
Dedicated Success Coaches
You're guided by Certified Instructors, Success Coaches, Teaching Assistants, and Student Support Staff - all working to help you succeed.​
Curriculum for Success
Get the skills and knowledge you need to help you prepare for a career as a Residential Electrician.​
Set Your Goals and Pace
Customize your study and exam schedule with progress-tracking and goal-setting tools that keep you moving forward.
Proven Reputation
With 45,000 graduates in 2016 from our regionally and nationally accredited High School and Career School and nationally accredited College, you're in good hands!
Connect with Other Students
Connect in real-time with other Residential Electrician students in the Penn Foster Community.
Student Experience
A Customized Learning Experience
With interactive, mobile-friendly courses, progress-tracking and goal-setting tools, 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 training program covers topics that will help you in your journey to learn how to become an electrician. Topics include working safely with electricity, electrical equipment, blueprint and schematic reading, the National Electrical Code®, and much more.
Penn Foster Residential Electrician Curriculum

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

With our flexible, affordable payment options, you can get started on your online 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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