Electrical Technology • 2 Years

Perry Tech’s Electrical Technology program will prepare you for an entry-level position in a trade that’s always in demand.

In the two-year program, you’ll learn how to install, connect, test, and maintain electrical systems for industrial, commercial, residential, process control, security, and communications. The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries recognizes two years of training received from Perry’s Electrical Program toward the (01) journeyman certification.

Electricians work in nearly every industry and with training from Perry Tech, you can choose your career path. Work in the construction field, in industrial settings such as manufacturing plants, or for contractors maintaining and repairing existing electrical systems.

The advent of new technologies, increased use of automation, and the need to retrofit outdated structures are increasing the demand for electricians.

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According to Washington State Law, students are required to obtain an electrical training certificate from the Department of Labor & Industries prior to beginning the Electrical Technology program. Trainees also need to notify the department of contact information changes and renew their licenses accordingly. Here are the links to these resources:

Apply for License/Update Information

Renew License

Look Up Card Information


Students in the Electrical Technology program have the opportunity to earn an Associate of Applied Science degree from YVC along with their PTI certificate. For more information, Click Here

We want to make sure the program you choose is perfect for you. If you're interested in Electrical, you may also be interested in studying Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration (HVAC/R). 
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  • Blueprint reading
  • AC/DC theory
  • Residential/commercial installations
  • Conduit bending, MC cable, and Romex wiring methods
  • Switches, receptacles, and load calculations
  • Motor controls
  • Programmable logic controllers
  • Variable frequency drives
  • Electronics
  • Three-phase power systems
  • Solar power

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