Electrical Technology

Information on the alignment requirements for the Electrical Technology Program

CIP Code: 46.0302
CIP Name: Electrician
Definition: A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to install, operate, maintain, and repair electric apparatus and systems such as residential, commercial, and industrial electric-power wiring; and DC and AC motors, controls, and electrical distribution panels. Includes instruction in the principles of electronics and electrical systems, wiring, power transmission, safety, industrial and household appliances, job estimation, electrical testing and inspection, and applicable codes and standards.

Approval Status

The Electrical Technology Alignment was approved by the Kansas Board of Regents on January 16, 2014.  Colleges are granted one year from the approval date to implement the alignment.

State Business and Industry Committee recommendation

The Business and Industry Committee endorsed the Journey Worker Licensure Exam upon completion of a Certificate B and/or AAS.

Alignment Map:

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Common Courses  (23-25 credit hours)
Common Courses serve as potential articulation and transfer of coursework between secondary and postsecondary partners.   These courses shall have the same title, credit hour allocation, and competencies.  Institutions may add additional competencies based on local demand.  The sequencing of common courses is determined by the institution.

National Electrical Code I 4 credit hours (pdf)
National Electrical Code II 4 credit hours (pdf)
AC/DC Circuits I 4 credit hours (pdf)
Print Reading 2 credit hours (pdf)
Commercial Wiring I 4 credit hours (pdf)
Residential Wiring I 4 credit hours (pdf)
Safety (OSHA 10 or 30) 1 to 3 credit hours (pdf)

To learn where this program is available in Kansas, visit the Kansas Career Technical Education Program Search.