Electrical Technology

The Electrical Technology Program is a short one-year course designed to educate our students to enable them to gain meaningful employment as an Electrical Apprentice. The student will be well-trained, ready to size, install and maintain all electrical wiring in Residential, Commercial and Industrial fields. The Electrical licensing is good throughout the State of Texas which is regulated by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. OSHA 30 Certification is also included.

Topics include:

  • National Electrical Codes
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Motors and Controls
  • Troubleshooting
  • Programmable Logic Controls
  • Electrical Safety
  • OSHA 30 Standards

Expected Certificate/Degree: Certificate of Completion, OSHA 30 Certification offered- 832 contact hours

Employment Opportunities

  • School Districts
  • El Paso Housing Authority
  • The City of El Paso
  • Residential Construction
  • Commercial Construction
  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Union Pacific Railroad
  • BNSF Railway

Salaries vary depending on their licensing.

  • Apprentice Electricians could earn as much as twenty-five thousand per year.
  • Journeyman Electrician could earn as much as forty-thousand per year.
  • Master Electrician could earn as much eighty-thousand per year and higher.

The Electrical Technology Program is available as Credit or Continuing Education.


Location: Valle Verde ATC

Phone: (915) 831-3151

Email: yhidalgo@epcc.edu