Career Industrial, Commercial and Residential Electrician
Get the Skills to Begin a Career as an Electrician in as few as 12 Months
If you want a career where you get to use your hands, as well as your brain, consider electrician training from Porter and Chester Institute. The Career Industrial, Commercial and Residential Electrician program at our campus locations in Massachusetts will help you take the first steps toward becoming an electrician. We'll give you a solid foundation of basic electrical theory and the technical skills you'll need to work in a variety of settings.
Electrician Career Infographic
Our Career Industrial, Commercial and Residential Electrician program is offered at our Brockton, Chicopee and Worcester campuses in Massachusetts. Click here to view our Electrical Technology program offered at our Bridgeport, Hamden, New London, Rocky Hill and Waterbury campuses in Connecticut.
- On campus program
- Program offered at: Brockton MA, Chicopee MA, Worcester MA
- Program Length: 12 months
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, CREDENTIALS
Students have the opportunity to earn their OSHA-30 certification.
Among other requirements, candidates for a Class B license (journeyman electrician) must have completed 600 clock hours of approved classroom instruction and 8,000 hours of electrical work experience. The classroom lecture component of PCI’s electrical program has been approved by the Board toward the 600-hour classroom instruction requirement.
How/When to Apply
We start new sessions on a regular basis.
Next Start Date: April 17, 2023
At Porter and Chester Institute, we're making it easier than ever for you to enroll using our automated application portal. Upload your documents and start the financial aid process without the hassle of drawn-out application processes. And our admissions staff is still available to help you every step of the way. Taking control of your career just got easier!
- All classes take place on campus
- Day Session: Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm
- Evening Session: Monday - Friday, 4:00pm - 10:00pm
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