Industrial Electricians Certificate

WHAT FOLLOWS IS THE PROGRAM OUTLINE. This program is not designed for students transferring to other colleges or universities. As a rule, courses with a second digit "0" are designed to transfer. Students planning to transfer should consult a Counselor to verify the transferability of individual courses.  Prerequisites for courses are noted in the IVCC Catalog.  Program Pre-Admission Information is included if applicable.

First YearUnits
ALH 1221 Industrial First Aid
or HPE 1004 First Aid
or EMS 2200 Emergency Medical Responder
ELE 1200 Basic Industrial Electricity I4  
ELE 1201 Basic Industrial Electricity II  4
Year Total: 5-8 4
Second YearUnits
ELE 1202 Motors and Controls I2.50  
ELE 1206 Electrical Wiring2  
ELE 1203 Motors and Controls II  2.50
ENG 1205 Writ Comm Skills for Bus Ind & Tech
or SPH 1204 Oral Communication Skills for Business, Industry & Technology
Year Total: 4.5 5.5
Third YearUnits
ELE 1204 Programmable Logic Controllers I3  
ELT 1200 Beginning Industrial Electronics2.50  
ELE 1205 Programmable Logic Controllers II  3
ELT 1203 Industrial Instrumentation  2.50
Year Total: 5.5 5.5
Total Units in Sequence:  30-33

For additional information please consult any counselor at (815) 224-0360 or, (815) 224-0453.

Recommended additional courses to become more proficient in this field:

IMT 1200Equipment Maintenance3
IMT 1205Industrial Hydraulics3
IMT 1206Industrial Pneumatics2
Total Hours8

This is a three-year (six semester) program requiring attendance two evenings a week. It covers basic electricity, schematic reading, electric motors, motor control devices and circuits, programmable logic controllers and basic wiring techniques.

ELT 1204, 2205, & 2207 may be substituted for ELE 1200 & 1201.


Program cost, completion, and career information

Industrial Electricians Certificate
Program Completion DataDept of Labor SOC-Codes Relating to this program of study
On-time graduation rate*83%47-1011First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
In-field placement rate**50%47-2111Electricians
Median Loan Debt**50%47-3013Helpers--Electricians
Estimated Program Cost49-2098Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers
$432549-9097Signal and Track Switch Repairers
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Course fees
Books and supplies
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* Information based on previous Fiscal Year

** Information based on average of past five Fiscal Year

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