Finishing Electrician: Certificate
Spark a bright future.
Finishing electricians are in high demand at commercial and residential sites.
Advance your career as an electrician. TCL’s Finishing Electrician Certificate gives you the know-how for completing all residential wiring processes. You’ll be an expert in installing outlets, switches, and fixtures. Finishing Electricians also take the lead on installing appliances such as electric stoves, water heaters, and heating and cooling devices.
TCL’s courses emphasize “green” building techniques, as outlined by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) principles, to ensure you have the skills needed for jobs today and tomorrow.
And, here in the rapidly growing Lowcountry, construction jobs are always in demand. The S.C. annual mean wage for electricians is $43,710, according to 2015 reports from U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics.
TCL’s 9-credit-hour Finishing Electrician Certificate program can be completed in as little as one semester. Evening classes are offered. Hands-on courses include advanced residential wiring, fixtures and installation and the National Electric Code.
Certify Your Skills
TCL’s Finishing Electrician Certificate also includes the National Electrical Code Journeyman’s license preparation course.
Accreditation & Accolades
TCL instructors are LEED certified. Emphasis is placed on “green” building techniques outlined by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) principles.
What People Are Saying
“At TCL, our focus green building benefits the students and the entire community.”
FAQs & Additional Informationtoggle all
Students pursuing the Finishing Electrician Certificate should have completed the Rough-In Electrician Certificate.
Tuition: 9 credits x $170 per credit = $1,530.
Remember, this is before S.C. Lottery Tuition Assistance and other financial aid, which could drop your costs by more than half. In fact, after financial aid, many TCL students attend for free.
*Based on Fall 2016 in-state, in-service-area tuition. Your actual cost may differ. Qualifications vary.
Employment of electricians is projected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations. As homes and businesses require more wiring, electricians will be needed to install the necessary components. The job prospects for electricians should be very good, as many employers report difficulty finding qualified applicants, according to 2015 reports from U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The program is a great fit for those who:
• Have strong math skills.
• Have physical stamina and strength.
• Enjoy troubleshooting.
• Have strong customer-service skills.
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