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Electrician Training at Santa Barbara City College (SBCC)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 001285
  • Phone: (805) 965-0581

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  • Phone: (805) 965-0581 x2200

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  • Phone: (805) 965-0581 x2716

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Electrician Training

The electrician program at Santa Barbara City College prepares students for careers as electrical contractors, inspectors, estimators, project managers, electricians, linemen, and wiremen. The program focuses on applying technical knowledge and skills to install, operate, maintain and repair electrical apparatus and systems. Program courses include: principles of electronics and electrical systems, wiring, power transmission, safety, industrial and household appliances, job estimation, electrical testing and inspection, and codes and standards. Get more details below including other California colleges that offer electrician training.

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Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Electrician program at SBCC, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

  • Description:

    Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers.

Electricians

  • Description:

    Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes. May install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, electricians employment is expected to grow at a rate of 23.2% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA
      • Total Employment: 500
      • Average Hourly Rate: $26.74
      • Average Annual Salary: $55,620

Helpers--Electricians

  • Description:

    Help electricians by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include using, supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, helpers--electricians employment is expected to grow at a rate of 30.6% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA
      • Average Hourly Rate: $15.64
      • Average Annual Salary: $32,540

Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers

  • Description:

    Install, program, maintain, or repair security or fire alarm wiring and equipment. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, security and fire alarm systems installers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 33.0% from 2010 to 2020

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Electrician Programs in California

Electrician programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Bakersfield College

Bakersfield, CA
Type: Community College

9 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Electrician (C)
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Los Angeles Trade Technical College

Los Angeles, CA
Type: Community College

110 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Electrician (C,A)
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Antelope Valley College

Lancaster, CA
Type: Community College

10 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Electrician (C,A)
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Santiago Canyon College

Orange, CA
Type: Community College

56 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Electrical and Power Transmission Installation (C)
  • Electrician (C)
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Cuesta College

San Luis Obispo, CA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Electrician (C,A)
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Palomar College

San Marcos, CA
Type: Community College

98 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Electrician (C,A)
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San Diego City College

San Diego, CA
Type: Community College

51 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Electrical and Power Transmission Installation (C,A)
  • Electrician (C,A)
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Merced College

Merced, CA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Electrician (A)
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Foothill College

Los Altos Hills, CA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Electrician (A)
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Chabot College

Hayward, CA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Electrician (A)