Electrical Technology students receive training to become successful candidates in the electrical field with the necessary skills to work in the residential, commercial, and industrial settings. Kirtland Community College utilizes the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Curriculum which is nationally recognized and based on the current National Electrical Code (NEC) standards, recognized in the State of Michigan. Students are trained “hands-on” in a lab based environment that offers an open entry, open exit flexible schedule. By working closely with area employers, we train current and future employees for the necessary skills that are required for electrical workers throughout the electrical trade. This curriculum is approved for apprenticeship training by the State of Michigan and The Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship.
- Employers will rely upon the Kirtland Electrical Technology program as a critical part of their employee recruiting and apprenticeship training strategies as they work diligently to fill positions created by the skilled trades gap.
- To prepare students for skilled employment opportunities to ensure economic growth throughout industry.
- Work with regional employers through advisory committees and apprenticeship training programs.
- Students will demonstrate analytical and critical thinking skills.
- Train students to apply the applicable National Electrical Code article(s) into the design and installation of electrical systems.
- Inspire students to maintain an exceptional work ethic while performing tasks in a safe and professional manner.
- Utilize the latest technology, equipment, and training methods to develop curriculum that reflect industry standards.