Nashville wants to ensure the quality of its electrical workforce for the good of its business sector.
That’s why the city requires schools to design curricula that meet the standards and requirements of the industry and employers.
Here are some of the schools offering approved electrician programs in the area.
Electricians annual average salary in Tennessee is $48,500 - ABOVE U.S. AVERAGE!
Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Nashville
TCAT offers technical education and industry training so students can have marketable and employable skills they need for the workforce.
The 2,160-hour Electrician Helper certificate program (under the Building Construction Technology program) offers classroom instruction and hands-on experience to train you in key trade knowledge and skills.
At the end of the program, you’ll have a strong foundation in the electrical trade to become a helper or entry-level worker.
Also, completing 432 hours of coursework will grant you a Certificate of Completion.
Address: 100 White Bridge Pike Nashville, TN 37209
Nashville State Community College
NSCC offers accessible education to help students succeed in life.
Cost/Tuition: $171 per credit hour
The electrician programs prepare you for a career in the industrial electrical field.
These will train you to work mostly with electrical and manufacturing maintenance and/or in manufacturing and process control, depending on the program you’ll enroll in.
Some of the areas you’ll learn include:
- Installation and wiring of electrical components
- Troubleshoot and repair components
- Compliance with the NEC and local and state codes
- Industrial Electrical Maintenance Technical Certificate – 33 credit hours
- Industrial Electrical and Instrumentation Technician Technical Certificate – 24 credit hours
Address: 120 White Bridge Pk. Nashville, TN 37209