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Commercial and Residential Wiring

  • Diploma
  • 68 credits
  • 2 Years
  • Delivery Method: On-Campus

Why Study Commercial and Residential Wiring at LSC?

Learn electrical wiring at Lake Superior College in Duluth, MN. The commercial and residential wiring diploma will teach you how to install, operate, and repair electrical wiring systems.

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Career Information

Visit the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the MN Dept of Employment & Economic Development, and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) to gather valuable career information such as wage reports, career outlook, job prospects, industry trends, and career opportunities. These tools are available to help empower students to make informed decisions about their educational and professional paths.

Below you will find the Career Field and Career Cluster that this program is related to. Learn more about if this career area fits your interests!

Is Architecture and Construction right for you?

Architecture and construction workers work on buildings and other structures. This includes highways, bridges, houses, and buildings. You might create the designs or plans for new structures. Or, you might use the plans to build it or manage the workers on the project.

Plan Your Education

The Commercial and Residential Wiring Program Guide is a tool to help you map out how to successfully get your degree at Lake Superior College.

View approximate total tuition and fees for MN residents to complete this degree.

This program may be completed in 2 years if prerequisites are complete.

This program has additional entry requirements.

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Educational Pathways

After you get your diploma you can get your electrical license. Your license can significantly increase your wages. You can get your license after you complete a 4 year apprenticeship. Commercial and residential wiring diplomas eliminate 1 year of apprenticeship requirements in Minnesota. Many graduates begin their career by working 3 years as construction electrician apprentices. Once the apprenticeship is complete, they apply for a license and become a Journeyman Electricians.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Use electronic test equipment (oscilloscope, digital multi-meter, signal generator)
  • Read and understand circuit schematics
  • Circuit analysis
  • Troubleshoot and repair circuits
  • Install and configure PC hardware components, e.g. memory, hard drives, modems, and network cards
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