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Altierus Career College

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Graduation Rate: 75%
Financial Aid: 3%
Credit For Experience: Yes
Placement Services: Yes

The hands-on Electrical Construction Technician training program at Altierus Career College is designed for quick workplace entry and takes just 9 months to complete. Students learn how to install, maintain and repair wiring and lighting systems; inspect electrical components such as transformers and circuit breakers, identify electronic issues using testing devices, and follow state and local building regulations. Coursework includes basic construction, electrical theory, residential wiring, and transformers and power distribution. The program also prepares students to take the professional certification exam to improve employability and earnings potential. Graduates can seek entry-level jobs such as apprentice electrician, electrical technician, field service technician and prefab electrical technician. The school cites median salary expectations for electricians at around $52,000. Altierus offers mentorships and job shadowing opportunities, resume and interview assistance, as well as financial aid to qualifying students. Altierus is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and College and has campuses in Tampa, FL, Norcross, GA, and Houston, TX.