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Carroll’s Electrical Helper certificate workforce training program serves as a pathway to our Electrical Apprenticeship program. Taught by a Master Electrician, here you will learn basic electrical theory, commercial wiring and blueprint reading.

Approx. Number of Hours:


Program Cost:**


Est. Hourly Wage:*

$16 per hour

Min Occupational Requirements:


Electrical Helper Job Overview


There is a wide variety of career opportunities in the electrical trade. With an electrical helper certificate, you will be able measure, cut and bend wire and conduits utilizing measuring instruments and various hand tools. Additional duties include maintaining tool inventories, equipment, and parts and supplies.  

Financial Assistance

There’s more than $150,000 in funding available to help pay for short-term job training. Up to 90% of costs may be covered to complete this training program.

Licensure/certification earned



View all current course offerings. Not all courses are offered within every term schedule. 

Get the skills you need to work in an entry-level position as an electrical helper. Learn basic electrical theory as it pertains to residential and light commercial wiring, and reading and interpreting blueprints and schematics. Understand how to identify and utilize basic tools and materials used on job sites.

Gain additional competencies relating to practical field applications. Learn blueprint interpretation to field structure applications, preparation of materials and tools, and installation of basic electrical devices. Prerequisite: Introduction to the Electrical Trade – Part 1 (VOC-735).

In our Electrical Apprenticeship workforce training program, you will learn residential, commercial and industrial electrical applications. Continue to work fulltime while attending classes and achieve journeyman status in just 4 years.

Interested in enrolling?

Contact our Continuing Education Office (Room A115) if you have any questions or concerns.

410-386-8100 |

*Wages are based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and are estimates only. 

**Unless noted, cost does not include any required textbooks and related materials, applicable licensing fees, background check fees, testing fees or prerequisite courses.