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Online Electrician Training Courses

Our Online Electrician Training courses align with the National Electric Code (NEC) to help you develop the safe, electrician skills employers demand. That includes electrical equipment installation and tool usage, basic electricity and AC current theory, and a wide range of installation procedures for both residential and commercial properties.

Online Electrician Training Curriculum

In our online Electrician Classes, you’ll learn the skills that can help you prepare for a successful career in the field. Through 9 self-paced courses and interactive lessons, you’ll cover information that is essential to becoming a residential electrician. Your courses include:

  • Electrical Fundamentals
  • Electrical Plans, Drawings, and Schematics
  • Conduits, Cables, and Conductors
  • Working with Residential and Small Commercial Electrical Systems

Learn more about curriculum, tuition, and enrollment requirements

Learn about:

  • Our affordable tuition payment plan options.
  • How online education works.
  • How a Residential Electrician Career Diploma can help you reach your goals.


What you get

  • Textbook: The National Electric Code®
  • Textbook: Electrical Systems Based on the NEC®
  • Student Portal dashboard for instant access to lessons and support
  • Learning Resource Center online libraries and labs
  • ProQuest® digital access to thousands of sources for research
  • An active online community of fellow students, staff, and grads

job growth

Job opportunities

In a world dependent on electricity, climate control, and household conveniences, the demand for qualified electricians is rising steadily. The U.S. Department of Labor expects electrician careers to grow 6% through 2031.


Start online electrician courses as soon as you enroll and graduate in as little as nine months.


Gain expertise in NEC, the adopted standard for the safe installation of electrical wiring and equipment in the United States.


Our Residential Electrician Training Program is one of the most affordable of its kind—and we have flexible payment options.

Payment options

Our online programs are flexible and so are our payment options. Choose the one that works best for you.

Frequently asked questions

You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we're here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

Our Residential Electrician Program will teach you the academic part of becoming an electrician. Once you complete our program you will be ready to find and start your apprenticeship. Here you will learn the hands on portion of your electrician training.

Our online electrician classes allow you to learn at your own pace and on your own time. This course is designed to help you develop the safe, job-ready electrician skills employers demand at your convenience rather than forcing you to attend class during business hours.

With Ashworth’s online Electrician Training program, you can build a solid foundation on basic electrical theory and skills that can help you take the steps toward starting a career as an Electrician.

All graduates keep access to their accounts on the Ashworth College Central Network, an online toolkit that provides step-by-step guidance through resume templates, cover letters, thank you letters, and more. As a student, you will interact with the Ashworth College Central Network throughout your lessons to make you comfortable with the tools and prepare you to make a good impression on potential employers once you've graduated!

We allow you up to one year from the date of your enrollment to graduate. A self-paced, flexible study schedule is one of the many advantages of pursuing your education at Ashworth College.

Related programs

Our Electrician Training online program is not the only trades-focused course we offer. Our other trades programs include:

State requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

Ashworth College has determined that the curriculum does not meet the educational requirements for licensure or certification in the following states: California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Oregon, Vermont, Rhode Island, and Washington.

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