Electrical Technology

Are you good with your hands and looking for a highly marketable job skill? Are you interested in the way things work? Would you like a job where there’s always work?

Courses in North Lake’s Electrical Technology program can help you:

  • Get trained to be an apprentice electrician
  • Prepare for licensing exams
  • Upgrade your current job skills for career and salary promotions

Electrical Technology At-A-Glance


What Can I Earn?

These rates are entry hourly wages for the following Electrical Technology jobs in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Please review current job openings and contact your advisor to review your options.

All data gathered for Dallas/Fort Worth.
Source: DCCCD Labor Market Intelligence

Why is This a Good Career Bet? 

Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas’ targeted occupations lists electricians as a high-growth job sector through 2017, projecting 6,630 openings. 

CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects job growth increase over the next decade of 28% for electricians. 

See more about careers in Electrical Technology.

Degree and Certificate Options in Electrical Technology

North Lake College   

North Lake College is the only one of the seven colleges of DCCCD to offer Electrical Technology.

See all degree and certificate options.

HB 1508 Notice

This program may lead to an occupational license for which a prior criminal history may make a student ineligible. For more information please visit dcccd.edu/hb1508.

Industry Partners

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

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