Electrical Technology Programs | Northampton Community College | NCC

Electricity is essential for life, power and electronic systems in today’s society. As a result of our dependence on electricity, individuals with the knowledge to create, repair and maintain electrical systems are critical to our society. The electrical technology program will provide you with the practical knowledge and skills needed to operate sophisticated programmable control systems. Working independently or as part of a team, you’ll work quickly to solve electrical problems to find solutions to keep operations running smoothly.

A career in electrical technology is an ideal choice if you enjoy problem solving and hands-on learning. The Northampton Community College electrician program bridges the gap between theory and practice, providing a balance of classroom training and interactive experiences. Instead of solely sitting through lectures, the collaborative course is based on lab exercises. The lab-based sections teach you technical skills related to basic circuit wiring and other topics, preparing you for the career of your choice.

Electricians are required in all sectors — both in residential and commercial services, as well as specialized fields such as manufacturing and robotics. In less than one year, you can earn a community college electrician diploma from NCC. After graduation, you’ll be prepared to work as maintenance technicians or technical assistants, with plenty of room for career advancement.

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