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Electrical Technology at North Lake

The Electrical Technology program at North Lake College ensures that students gain the technical knowledge and practical skills to advance in the electrical technology field.

Course offerings for the program include:

  • Basic Electrical Theory
  • Commercial Wiring
  • Distribution Systems
  • Electrical Blueprint Reading
  • Electrical Planning and Estimating
  • Motor Control
  • National Electrical Code
  • Residential Wiring

Developing Skills for Success

All of our construction-related programs offer a unique educational enterprise between North Lake College and the Construction Education Foundation of North Texas. These programs are housed at North Lake College - West Campus, located at the DFW Education Center, inside the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport boundaries.

The objective of this unique educational partnership with the construction industry is to provide construction companies in North Texas with trained people at all levels. Course offerings include construction management, construction technology, masonry, plumbing, and commercial heating and air conditioning.

Electrical Technology and other construction-related courses are taught using a combination of classroom lecture and lab demonstration with hands-on student participation. All programs require participation in cooperative classes with industry employers.

This program offers convenient evening and weekend hours and both credit and noncredit courses. The program is located at North Lake College West Campus inside the technologically advanced DFW Education Center, which is located within the boundaries of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

Our 60,000-square-foot building houses classrooms and laboratories that provide both management and skill-based education for the construction industry. The facility has been recognized as an exemplary model throughout the United States for construction-oriented college programs.

Accreditation and Affiliations

Find out more about accreditation and affiliations.

North Lake College is one of just 10 two-year institutions in the U.S. accredited by the American Council for Construction Education. Its Construction Management program is the oldest and largest accredited two-year program in the country.

Industry Partnerships

North Lake College’s construction-related programs have industry partnerships in place with:

  • the North Texas Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee 
  • the Construction Education Foundation of North Texas for the Craft Apprenticeship and Career Development program