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.
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 Hamden, New London, Rocky Hill, Stratford and Waterbury campuses in Connecticut.
- Program offered at: Brockton MA, Chicopee MA, Worcester MA
- Program length: 12 months
- Credit Hours: 74
- Graduates earn a diploma
How/When to Apply
We start new sessions on a regular basis.
Next Start Date: July 19, 2021
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!
Day and Evening lab sessions meet Monday through Friday on the following schedule:
Day Session: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Evening Session: 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Lab days can be any combination of Monday through Friday, meeting at any time within the time blocks stated. Lab days in certain terms may not need the entire scheduled block of time. A specific lab schedule will be provided to students before the start of each term.
Electrical Safety 1141
Electrical Theory One/DC Theory 1132
Electrical Theory Two/AC Theory 1133
Wiring: Residential 1144
Algebra with Trigonometry 1135
Introduction to the National Electrical Code 1146
Conduit Bending 231
Installation of Electrical Services 1232
Introduction to Electrical Blueprints 1233
Wiring: Commercial and Industrial 1234
Electric Lighting 1235
Introduction to the National Electrical Code 1236
Load Calculations-Branch Circuits 1331
Raceway, Box and Fitting Fill Requirements 1332
Motor Controls 1333
Introduction to the National Electrical Code 1334
Motor Calculations 1335
Advanced Motor Controls 1336
Feeder Calculations 1431
Standby and Emergency Systems 1432
Basic Alarm Technology, Fire, Access & CCTV 1433
Introduction to the National Electrical Code 1434
HVAC Controls 1435
Telecom Cabling & Basic Telecommunications 1436
Tuition Cost: $25,980
Additional Fees: $4,595
Financial aid is available to those who qualify.