Dayton’s community colleges and universities provide quality programs to help you start a new career.
So if you want to become an electrician, consider enrolling in one of the schools featured below.
Electricians annual average salary in Ohio is $59,380 - ABOVE U.S. AVERAGE!
Sinclair Community College
Sinclair wants to be the college of choice in helping students make breakthroughs in their future careers.
Tuition: $136.03 per credit hour
The ATS in Electrical Construction Management program provides electrical apprenticeship with a focus on supervisory management and leadership skills.
Here, you’ll learn the following:
- Electrical safety practices
- Commitment to professional, ethical, and societal responsibilities
- Management of electrical installation projects adhering to electrical codes, budget, and schedule
- Preparation of technical reports, drawings, contracts, etc. for residential, commercial, and industrial projects
Address: 444 West Third Street Dayton, Ohio 45402
Dayton Area Electrical JATC
DEJATC, an IBEW 82 and NECA training center, provides quality training to produce highly competent electricians for the community.
Cost: Not stated
The 4-year electrical apprenticeship programs enable you to earn while learning the trade.
Through on-the-job training, you’ll work with experienced journeymen who’ll share their knowledge, skills, and insights with you.
You’ll also receive classroom instruction to receive fundamental technical knowledge of electrical installation and maintenance.
- Inside Wireman Apprenticeship
- Teledate Installer Technician Apprenticeship
Address: 6550 Poe Ave. Dayton, Ohio 45414
Warren County Career Center
WCCC aims to help students obtain opportunities that’ll help them get certified and/or employed.
- For high school programs – no tuition fees if you live in one of WCCC’s affiliated school districts
- For adult programs – depends on the program you’ll take
- Electrical Powerline Mechanics – $16,600
The electrician programs provide training in the many phases of electrical installation and maintenance.
You’ll learn AC/DC circuit testing, hardware identification and assembly, and electrical work safety among others.
These programs’ goal is to equip you with advanced skills and knowledge for your apprenticeship with employers in the future.
- High school program
- Electrical Trades
- Adult career program
- 900-hour Electrical Powerline Mechanics
Address: 3525 North State Route 48 Lebanon, OH 45036
Greene County Career Center
GCCC empowers students to achieve their personal and career goals in the future.
Cost: Not stated
The Electrical Wiring and Motor Controls pre-apprenticeship program offered to high school students will prepare them for the journeymen certification.
Training will include:
- Basic theory of electricity
- Ohm’s Law
- Voltage, amperage, and wattage
- Commercial and industrial installation
- Technology of motor controls
Other Certification Preparation:
- OSHA 10
- Scissor Lift Operator
- First Aid and CPR
Address: 532 Innovation Drive Xenia, OH 45385