Enter the Workforce with an Electrical Technician Certificate Program

With an Electrical Technician certificate program, enter the maintenance technician workforce in modern manufacturing, distribution, and processing industries!

Blue Ridge CTC’s one-year, economical Electrical Technician certificate program offers well-rounded practical training to develop technical skills required to maintain a diverse range of industrial automated equipment.

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Why Enroll in the Electrical Technician Certification Program

With the Electrical Technician certificate program, students learn mathematics, science, and engineering concepts with practical application required for the electrical technician role. The program allows students to:

    • Gain exposure to modern industrial equipment used in manufacturing and processing industries.
    • Learn modern skills to install, program, and control high-tech industrial machines.
    • Build a foundation to enter or advance in the maintenance technician workforce in approximately one-year.
    • Earn credits to be used toward a future degree program.


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Begin a Career with an Electrical Technician Certificate Program

Interested in learning to operate state-of-art industrial equipment? The Electrical Technician certificate program delivers students’ technical skills through hands-on laboratories and internship opportunities.

The curriculum is designed to equip students on how to service, repair, maintain high-tech machines used in automotive, heavy equipment, aerospace, and medical device industries.

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What You Will Learn - Curriculum Overview

With our Electrical Technician certificate program, students receive hands-on instructions from highly trained faculty and learn to operate advanced automation equipment.

Students learn core concepts in the electrical technician field such as technical mathematics, introduction to mechatronics, electricity and electronics, industrial controls, and much more. Our program allows students to:

    • Identify safety equipment.
    • Write Programmable Logic Controls.
    • Program, operate, maintain and repair any scaled manufacturing systems.
    • Learn concepts of fluid power technology and its applications: pneumatics and hydraulics.

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Here is what the learners have to share about their experiences after completing the Electrical Technician certification program.

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Blue Ridge CTC provides need-based financial aid to qualified applicants, ensuring all students have equal access to a quality education.

Whether you are a student worrying about tuition fees or are a parent assisting a child pay for college, we have a wide variety of financial resources available.

    • State and Federal Grant Programs
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With a one-year economical and flexible Electrical Technician certification program, students receive foundational knowledge to enter the maintenance technician workforce within various manufacturing, distribution, and processing industries.

Blue Ridge CTC’s Electrical Technician certificate program develops skills through hands-on training and guidance from qualified faculty.

With our Electrical Technician certification program, students learn all the core concepts and theories to become successful in the electrical technician field. The program allows students to develop workforce-ready skills required to operate the latest automated industrial equipment.


Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.
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