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Online Electrician

Electrician School
Electrician School

The USCI online Electrician School offers 100% online classes that allow you to study any time, any place, on your phone.

The goal of this program is to learn skills that will prepare you to obtain an Electrician Apprenticeship.

The career of an Electrician is loaded with opportunity! Since almost every building has electricity, there is a huge need for Electricians to install, replace and maintain these power systems. Also, the growing field of alternative power generation, such as wind and solar, will require more electricians for installation. The main focus for Electricians is to install, repair and maintain electrical power, lighting, communications and control systems in businesses, homes and factories. Our online electrician trade classes begins with the basics of communication, bidding, records and ethics. Then moves on to the career focused subjects of safety for Electricians, electrical circuits, the National Electric Code® and much more.

  • Our Electrician class online is designed to prepare you to obtain an Electrician Apprenticeship.
  • Electrician jobs are projected to increase 6% by 2032* according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • Electrician apprentice salary – up to $37,440 per year!*
  • U.S. Career Institute is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). DEAC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.
  • U.S. Career Institute is proud to provide our Career Coach Program which gives you one-on-one access to a Career Advisor.

U.S. Career Institute School Benefits

Affordable monthly paymentAffordable

$79 monthly payments, 5 day risk-free preview and 100% money back commitment.

USCI On-Demand Learning On-demand Learning

100% online and self-paced. No set class schedules so you set the pace and study when you can 24/7.

Mobile Friendly Learning Materials Mobile-Friendly

Custom-designed, mobile-friendly student portal.

USCI has custom learning materials Real-world Skills

Focus on real-world skills that will help you gain the knowledge and skills you need for employment and to prepare for industry certifications.

USCI all-inclusive program All-inclusive Program

Your tuition includes access to instructors, learning materials and career support.

USCI all-inclusive program Proven Reputation

A+ BBB Rating, 40 Years in Business, 4.8 out of 5 TrustScore, DEAC Accredited, 97% of students would recommend us to a friend.

What you will lear during your Electrician classes

For the full Electrician course outline, goals, and outcomes, please visit our Course Outline page.

Electrician Outline

What You'll Learn During Your Online Electrician Trade School Classes

U.S. Career Institute’s online Electrician trade school will teach you everything you need to know to be ready to work as an Electrician’s Apprentice. Students will learn the basics of electronics, building skills that will prepare them to service, troubleshoot and repair electrical equipment while maintaining the highest safety standards. From customer service skills to hands-on virtual labs, students will learn what’s needed to obtain a position as an Electrician’s Apprentice. Our online Electrician classes prepares graduates to apply basic customer service principles, understand and apply important safety standards, calculate values in resistive circuits, prepare conduits, install raceway systems, interpret construction blueprints and install various residential wiring devices. This online Electrician trade school covers many topics, including:

  • Bidding, Finances and Records Management
  • Communication and Customer Service
  • Safety for Electricians, Ethics and Legal Topics
  • Electrical Theory and Introduction to Electrical Circuits
  • Introduction to the National Electric Code®
  • Conductors and Cables, Wireways, Raceways and Fittings
  • Electrical Construction Documents—site, floor and power riser plans
  • Residential Wiring for appliances, HVACR systems and lighting
  • Electrical Test Equipment and Troubleshooting

Electrician Career Outlook and Course That Fits Your Life



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Our Electrician classes online will teach you everything you need to know to be ready to work as an Electrician’s apprentice. And our self-paced online training means you can study anytime, anywhere. With this online Electrician training school, there are no in-person classes to attend and no schedules to keep. U.S. Career Institute’s online Electrician training program has been designed to prepare graduates to be knowledgeable and well prepared to find an Electrician apprenticeship.

For full career outlook and certification information please visit our career and certification page.

Electrician Course That Fits Your Life

USCI Student Testimonial Quote

“Breaks everything down in understandable but detailed sections. Gives great study sources. Absolutely LOVE!”

C. Gibbs

Online Electrician Tuition and Financing

Electrician Program Tuition and Financing

Our goal, at U.S. Career Institute, is to ensure our Electrician program is both flexible and affordable. This is why we offer low, monthly payment options for every student. We are committed to providing you with a high-quality education at an affordable price. Make an investment in yourself today!

For more information, please visit our Tuition and Financing page.

Electrician FAQ's

Q. How can I become an Electrician?
A. Becoming an Electrician typically requires a HS diploma or equivalent and formal training through an accredited institution can also be helpful. After completing a recognized program, most electricians learn their trade in a 4 or 5 year apprenticeship program. Each year, apprentices get 1000’s of hours of paid training and technical instruction. This program is intended to give you foundational electrician knowledge to help you when you find your apprenticeship position.
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Q. Do you find an apprenticeship for me?
A. USCI will not find an apprenticeship for you, it is your responsibility to look for this opportunity upon completing our program. USCI does offer graduate support through our Career Coach program which is designed to give you the tools you need to market yourself including cover letter, resume, interview skills and job search techniques.
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Q. What does an Electrician do?
A. The main focus for Electricians is to install, repair and maintain electrical power, lighting, communications and control systems in businesses, homes and factories.
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Q. Do I need to get Certified as an Electrician?
A. Most states will require electricians to pass a certification test and be licensed. These requirements will vary by state. You can contact your local or state electrical licensing board for more information. Many requirements will be found on the National Electrical Contractors Association’s website.
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Q. Does this online Electrician trade school meet my state requirements?
A. Most states require apprenticeship hours and experience before being licensed. This course serves as the first step in your path to becoming an electrician by teaching you the foundational electrician knowledge that will help you when you find your Electrician Apprenticeship position.
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Q. What is the salary for an Electrician Apprentice?
A. According to, Electrician Apprentices have a median salary of $37,440 per year*.
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Q. How much does an Electrician apprentice course cost?
A. Tuition for this program is $1239 total when you pay in full. Payment plans are also available.
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Q. Is this Electrician Program accredited?
A. U.S. Career Institute is Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.
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Q. Where Can I Work as an Electrician Apprentice?
A. Apprentices work alongside electricians. Demand for Electricians can be found in homes, factories, businesses and construction sites.
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Q. What skills will I learn in this Electrician program?
A. Skills covered in the online Electrician training program include basic customer service principles, understanding and applying important safety standards, trouble shooting, calculating values in resistive circuits, preparing conduits, installing raceway systems, interpreting construction blueprints and installing various residential wiring devices.
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People Also Ask

How much does online Electrician school cost?
While our online Electrician school is not free, we strive to offer low-cost tuition and offer monthly payment plans. In fact, our tuition and monthly payment plans are so low that we do not offer federal financial aid or loans.

How long does online Electrician school take?
When you enroll in our self-paced Electrician program online, you choose how much you study each week. If you want to learn how to become an Electrician, you can do it in as little as 2 to 4 months.

Is this the best online Electrician school?
We firmly believe that USCI is the top online Electrician school in the nation. Our curriculum is laid out in easy to learn step-by-step lessons. When you graduate you will be prepared to begin an Electrician Apprenticeship.

Is there a U.S. Career Institute Electrician school near me?
Our online Electrician school delivers its curriculum on the internet. Where could be closer than your own home? The convenience of online classes makes it easier for our students to fit their studies into their busy lives.

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*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook on the internet at Construction and Extraction/Electricians (visited September 26, 2023). 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