Ashworth College Blog

Attend electrician school online and launch a new career

Written by Ashworth College on Thursday, 18 January 2018. Posted in Career

Attend Electrician School Online

Are you logical? Do you love working with your hands? Are you also looking for a new career path that won’t require years in a classroom?

Consider attending electrician school through an online course and turn your talent and passion into a practical, worthwhile new career.

How can you attend electrician school online?

The Electrician Training Career Diploma at Ashworth College is an online electrician course designed to be flexible and self-paced so you can learn efficiently. This kind of program allows you to do electrician school whenever you want, from wherever you want. Study at night from your desk at home or study from your laptop while you’re on a lunch break.

What can you learn from electrician school online?

The lessons in this program were developed in alignment with National Electrical Code. Everything you learn will meet a standard for safe electrical installations as established by the National Fire Protection Association.

The course will start with the basics and tools of the trade and then teach you everything from wiring systems to installations for both residential and commercial structures. When you complete the program, you should be prepared for:

  • Planning electrical layouts with builders
  • Fixing circuit breakers and wiring
  • Testing and inspecting electrical systems
  • Ensuring that systems comply to code

The benefits of becoming an electrician

Electricians are in demand everywhere and they tend to be top earners compared to other trades. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median income for electricians in 2016 topped $25 per hour. As you gain experience, you may earn the opportunity to work independently, as a contractor or even launch your own business managing other electricians.

Sound like the field for you? You could start your new career through an online electrician course today!

About the Author

Ashworth College

Ashworth College

Our community is full of independent, motivated, growth-focused students. Dive into our blog to explore diverse stories from our students, friends, experts, and executives. From tips & tricks to student experiences and alumni stories, the Ashworth Blog is all about celebrating our community's accomplishments and passions.

Browse By Category
Recent Posts
Ashworth College GO After It Blog Hero Image

Career Success Stories HVAC training helped Rafael add $25,000 to his yearly income

In our GO AFTER IT blog series, you'll meet fellow students and grads who committed themselves to chasing their dreams and proving it pays to GO AHEAD toward better opportunities–no matter the obs

Ashworth College GO Ahead Blog Hero Image

Why Ashworth Our online vet tech associate degree is perfect for animal lovers

In this blog series, we highlight programs that are new, different, special, popular, and—most importantly—are helping our students GO AHEAD in life. Our online vet tech associate degree is per

Ashworth College GO Beyond Blog Hero Image

Why Ashworth Meet Dr. Christine Jax, chief academic officer

We’re not so different from the students we serve. Like them, we each have our individual goals, dreams, personal roadblocks, and vision for who want to be and where we want to go. Here at Ashwort

Connect With Us

Ready to get started?

Let's talk about your educational goals. Call 1-800-957-5412