Learn the skills you need to become a Residential Electrician — at home, at your own pace.
There are certain skills you need to begin a career as a Residential Electrician. The Penn Foster program helps you learn them quickly and conveniently. You’ll get hands-on training in:
- The classifications and categories of electricity
- Conduit fittings and supports
- Residential, commercial, and industrial electrical installation
- Heating and lighting practices
- Conductor properties and characteristics
And you’ll get your electronics training at home – no classroom needed! This Penn Foster distance learning program is like having your own personal Electronics School!
Start a challenging, new career as an Electrician.
Why complete an Electrician training program? With the right credentials, you can:
- Work for a construction firm or start your own business.
- Install and maintain electrical devices and wiring in homes, factories, and offices.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor predicts a 23% increase in new job opportunities for Electricians by 2020.* Electricians enjoy challenging, varied assignments, and flexible working hours.
Respected and Accredited
Earn your Diploma from regionally and nationally accredited Penn Foster Career School. Over 13 million students have enrolled in our programs, making Penn Foster one of the largest and most respected distance learning institutions in the world.
Enroll Today – Start Today
There’s never been a better time to start working toward a new career or business of your own. And you can start immediately – today if you want.
At Penn Foster, you can train for a new career at a price that won’t break the bank.
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* Growth figures represent a ten-year period ending 2020. Source: “Occupational Outlook Handbook,” a publication of the U.S. Department of Labor. Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.