Electrical Systems Technology

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The Electrical Systems Technology curriculum is designed to provide training for persons interested in the installation and maintenance of electrical systems found in residential, commercial and industrial facilities. Training, most of which is hands-on, will include such topics as AC/DC theory, basic wiring practices, programmable logic, controllers, industrial motor controls, the National Electric Code, and other subjects as local needs require. Graduates of this program should qualify for a variety of careers in the electrical field as an on-the-job trainee or apprentice.  The Associate Degree provides more in-depth exploration of programmable logic controller, estimating, and energy management.  Graduates of the degree program would qualify for jobs in both the construction and industrial maintenance fields. The Certificate programs offer the opportunity to acquire specialized knowledge in specific areas of the electrical installation and maintenance for Commercial, Control, Residential, and Maintenance.

CPCC offers several benefits

  • affordable tuition
  • day/evening classes
  • student support services
  • dedicated/experienced instructors
  • career ready skills in two years or less
  • friendly, diverse campus environment
  • financial aid for those who qualify
  • accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • paid work-based learning program available for those who qualify

Click here for a printable description of the Electrical Systems Technology A.A.S. degree program.