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2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Electrical Technology
Degree Plan: Electrical Construction Certificate

Note: This program may lead to an occupational license for which a prior criminal history may make a student ineligible. For more information, please visit:

(Level 1 Certificate)

North Lake campus only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: CERT.ELECT.CONST

In partnership with the Dallas Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, this program provides a one-year (three-semester) certificate in Electrical when the students complete the technical and on-the-job training outlined in the certificate for Electrical listed below. Topics include: electrical theory, fundamentals of electrical, electrical job information, electrical calculations, circuits and systems, commercial and industrial wiring, motor controls, basic motor controls with an emphasis on safety.

Electrical Construction is a nationally approved apprenticeship program. Additional admission requirements are necessary for enrollment in this program.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ELPT 1215 Electrical Calculations 1 2
ELTN 1470 Electrical Construction 1 4
ELTN 1471 Electrical Construction 2 4
ELTN 1472 Electrical Construction 3 4
ELTN 1473 Electrical Construction 4 4
Semester Total 18
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ELTN 1474 Electrical Construction 5 4
ELTN 1475 Electrical Construction 6 4
ELTN 1476 Electrical Construction 7 4
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ELTN 1477 Electrical Construction 8 4
ELTN 1478 Electrical Construction 9 4
ELTN 1479 Electrical Construction 10 4
Semester Total 12
Minimum Hours Required 42

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.