Technical Diploma│1 Year│32 Credits│Fond du Lac and West Bend Campuses│ Eligible for Financial Aid
Prepare for the State Electrical Apprenticeship program and enter a career in electricity with Moraine Park Technical College’s two-semester diploma in electricity.
The Electricity program provides students with a strong foundation in general electrical concepts. Students gain skills in residential, commercial and industrial electricity. From analyzing electrical circuits to investigating theories and principles of renewable energy, this program provides students with a wide skillset and prepares graduates to enter the workforce and become an electrician apprentice.
What You’ll Learn
Students in the Electricity program gain hands-on training in reading blueprints, using trade-specific math, and understanding electrical code and theory. Students also review renewable energy theories and principals.
Graduates are skilled in applying electrical codes, evaluating electrical circuits, and installing electrical equipment in a residential, industrial and commercial settings. They are also prepared to explain and follow construction safety practices.
Potential careers include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Apprentice Commercial Electrician
- Apprentice Industrial Electrician
- Apprentice Residential Electrician
Statewide Median Salary for Recent Graduates: $37,437
Moraine Park’s admissions starts with the online application. The admissions steps and financial aid process can take 4-5 weeks for some programs, so plan ahead.
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The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors such as total credits required, textbooks and the financial aid you receive. Some programs have additional costs such as uniforms, technology and equipment.
Please refer to the Tuition & Fee Information for enrollment fee information.
Additional Program Costs
- Tool kit via college-sanctioned vendor – $500
- Required books and materials are an additional cost. New, used, and rental books may be an option.
Cost of Attendance
Cost of attendance (sometimes referred to as the “sticker price”) is the maximum amount of money it costs to attend college for one year and is used to determine your financial aid offering.
While attending Moraine Park during the 2023-24 school year, your estimated cost of attendance for one full year includes tuition of $4,375 (15 credits for fall and spring semester), fees of $338, food and housing of $4,052 (if living with parents, $9,614 if living on your own), books and supplies of $2,061, personal expenses of $2,245, and transportation of $2,007 for a total of $15,161. Your direct costs (those costs paid directly to the college) include tuition & fees. The indirect costs (costs not paid to the college) can vary from individual to individual and your own personal needs.
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High school dual credit provides high school students the opportunity to earn college credit while in high school, without leaving their high school classroom. The courses are taught by certified high school instructors using technical college curriculum, grading policies and textbooks.
Has previous life experience already helped you build knowledge and skills applicable to your studies? Applying previously earned credits to a program of study can save you both time spent in the classroom and money spent on tuition and fees.
Financial Aid is provided to aid eligible associate degree and technical diploma programs with 28 credits or more. Processing can take 4-6 weeks after a student’s completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is received.
In this program, you will be charged for 2 credits of tuition for the course College 101, 4 credits for Intermediate Algebra With Applications, and 3 credits for Oral and Interpersonal Communication (unless you are taking Occupational Communication).
For financial aid purposes, College 101 will count as 1 credit, Intermediate Algebra 2 credits, and Oral and Interpersonal Communication 1 credit. If you enroll in less than full time credits for the semester you select to take this in, it will impact the amount of aid you are eligible to receive. Please work with your advisor to create the course schedule that will best meet your needs.