Program Goals and Outcomes

Electrician school goals and outcomes

Penn Foster's online Residential Electrician Program can help students prepare to work as electricians for contracting companies, facilities management, and utility companies. The program also helps students learn the National Electrical Code, which is essential to working in the field.

Residential Electrician

Career Diploma 11-15 mo As low as $59/mo
800-275-4410 (9AM - 9PM EST)

Program Goal

To prepare students for an entry-level career as an electrician at the apprentice level in the residential and light commercial construction field.

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to...

  • Recognize formulas and their applications to determine quantities and sizes of materials required and their installation processes
  • Describe measurement methods and mathematical processes necessary for the preparation and implementation of electrical related projects
  • Outline regulations and procedures related to workplace safety
  • Explain how to interpret basic electrical blueprints and technical drawings to follow the required specifications of electrical projects
  • Explain the composition and usage of materials and processes required for electrical system installations and repairs
  • Identify procedures for evaluating and diagnostic testing of electrical components and circuits
  • Identify how to apply and comply with the National Electrical Code

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