Program Number: 31-413-1
School Year: 2021-2022
Technical Diploma (1 year)
Campus: West Bend
This program is 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.

About the Program

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.

Number Title Crs
Semester 1
103-159 Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office 1
413-350 Beginning Electrical Concepts 2
413-355 Residential and Commercial Wiring Concepts 3
413-360 Introduction to National Electrical Code 2
413-361 Intermediate National Electrical Code 2
413-363 OSHA Job Site Safety 1
413-370 Construction Trades Blueprint Reading 2
804-360 Occupational Mathematics 1 2
890-101 College 101 2
Total 17
Semester 2
413-351 Advanced Electrical Concepts 2
413-365 Basic Motor Controls 3
413-380 Industrial Wiring Concepts 3
413-385 Electrical Fabrication 2
413-386 Trends in Electricity 1
801-310 Occupational Communication 1
 - OR - 
801-196 Oral and Interpersonal Communication 3
804-118 Intermediate Algebra with Applications 4
809-300 Occupational Success Strategies 1
Total 17
Total Credits 34