Electrical & Electromechanical Technology - Residential Electrical Construction

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Program Description

We can help you start your career as a skilled electrician with a certificate in Electrical & Electromechanical Technology – Residential Construction. You will spend time in our hands-on lab settings which prepares you to work on residential wiring. You will learn to install electrical systems in two-family or a multi-family residential dwelling not larger than three stories in height. This certificate program will introduce you to the residential electrician industry and provide you with knowledge and skills necessary for a residential apprentice electrician.

Residential installations are defined as "an installation intended for a single-family or two-family residential dwelling or a multi-family residential dwelling not larger than three stories in height."

Awards Offered: Certificate
Locations: Milford
Formats: In-Person
Start: Fall
Schedule: Full-Time
Estimated Total Cost
$3,680 Certificate

You can start the Electrical & Electromechanical Technology program in the Fall or Spring terms. Follow these steps to finish your application:

  1. Want to learn more about SCC? Come see how SCC will help you achieve Your Path to Possible! Schedule a campus visit!
  2. Need help exploring career opportunities or navigating the admissions process? Schedule an appointment with an Admissions Counselor.
  3. Ready to apply? Complete an Application for Admission.
  4. Submit ACT, SAT, Next Generation Accuplacer, or Accuplacer test scores (reading and math) or official college transcripts showing completion of post-secondary coursework in English and math to the Admissions Office at any SCC location.

You will focus on electrical and industrial electronic principles before you choose your focus area. In addition, you are required to provide or purchase a basic tool set during the first semester.

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Below are the required courses for this program. If you have questions please contact:

Dan Schweitzer, Program Co-Chair
402-761-8361, 1-800-933-7223, ext. 8361

Jordan Liekhus, Program Co-Chair
402-761-8300, 1-800-933-7223, ext. 8300

You’re a Good Fit

You will be successful in our Electrical & Electromechanical Technology program if you:

  • like to work in a variety of work settings and are willing to travel to new
  • have good math and computation skills
  • use your critical thinking skills to analyze a situation and solve the problem
  • enjoy a physically active job and have good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity
  • have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • are able to manage your time
  • like to work with a team to complete projects in a timely manner


We give you the skills necessary to get your career started with a high volt of energy. Electrical & Electromechanical Technology - Residential Electrical Construction career options include:

  • Apprentice Electrician

State Licensure or Certification Requirements

The Electrical Construction certificate does not, on its own, qualify toward required experience in Nebraska.

SCC has not made a determination if these programs’ curricula meet the educational requirements in any state other than Nebraska.

State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement Institution

Southeast Community College is a State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement Institution (NC-SARA) institution. As such, SCC is unable to offer online or distance courses to students in the following areas at this time: American Samoa, Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

For more information about the post-graduation achievements of SCC Graduates as well as average starting salaries, refer to the annual Graduate Report.

For information about the methodologies used to gather the post-graduation student achievement data contained in the annual Graduate Report, refer to the Institutional Research page or contact ir@southeast.edu.