RRCC's electrical program provides you with comprehensive knowledge to become an electrician, engineer, and more

"Massive Shortage of Electricians Predicted for U.S."

"America will face a  shortage of electricians in the near future, according to the U.S. Bureau  of Labor Statistics. Projections show that, by the year 2014, the national  need for electrical workers will rise to more than 734,000 -- a figure 78,000 beyond the number currently employed in the field." (Read article.)

About the RRCC Electrical Progam

The courses in this program will prepare you for the many career opportunities in the electrical industry. A thorough treatment of DC, AC, and polyphase electric circuits and solid state power devices minimizes the possibility of technological obsolescence. Motor controls and programmable controllers let you design and build control systems. The electrical installation courses use the latest techniques according to the National Electrical Code. The electrical code and fire alarm classes are especially useful as preparation for state license and NICET certification examinations. You can also earn a variety of degrees and certificates.

degreesClick here to see Electrician degrees.

  • Construction Electrician 
  • Construction Technology with an Emphasis in IBEW/NECA
  • Industrial Controls 
  • Power Technology
  • Fire Protection Technology
  • Maintenance Electrician 

CertificatesClick here to see Electrician certificates.

  • Electrician Installation
  • National Electrical Code
  • Electrical Codes and Standards
  • Residential Construction Electrician
  • Construction Electrician
  • Advanced Construction Electrician
  • Maintenance Electrician
  • Introduction to Instrumentation and Controls Technician
  • Advanced Instrumentation and Controls Technician

This program is excellent for job upgrading, electricians, engineers, fireman, building department inspectors, and maintenance personnel. This program uses an extensive lab environment for important hands-on experience in electrical classes.

Career Paths

  • Advanced Construction Electrician
  • Advanced Maintenance Electrician
  • Construction Electrician
  • Control Systems Technician
  • Electrical Codes & Standards
  • Electrical Installation
  • Fire Alarm & Detection Technology
  • Maintenance Electrician
  • Post-Degree Specification for Advanced Construction
  • Post Degree Specification for Advanced Maintenance
  • Residential Construction Electrician

Guaranteed Transfer

Red Rocks Community College is proud to have transfer agreements with some of the best colleges and universities in the state of Colorado. Your AA or AS Degree will transfer to all Colorado public 4-year colleges and universities if you complete your AA or AS degree with a C or better - and the remaining 60 credit hours in a school or arts and sciences at the four-year public institution of your choice. Take a look at our transfer guide.

Tuition Savings

Starting at RRCC makes cents! At about half the cost of a four year university  you will complete all of your general education requirements for the bachelor’s and can take electives geared toward a specific major. By the time you finish your four-year degree you will save a significant amount of money versus attending the first at RRCC and transferring. See current tuition rates and savings here.

Quality Faculty and Small Class Size

At RRCC, we have qualified and accessible faculty with real-world experience, whose primary responsibility is teaching. Our faculty care about our students' success, and with an average class sizes of less than 20 students, you will never be lost in a crowd at RRCC!

Scheduling Options

We offer many scheduling options to fit your busy life so you can complete courses on a more flexible time frame.

Why Choose RRCC?

Deciding where to start your college education is a big decision. Whether you are earning a degree, brushing up on career skills, or seeking life-long learning, you will enjoy an environment of inspiration and support. It is our goal to create an experience that will enrich your life educationally, professionally, and personally to help you succeed!