Electrical Program at RRCC

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 Program

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.


Electrician Degrees

  • Construction Electrician AAS Degree
  • Maintenance Electrician AAS Degree
  • Construction Electrician IBEW/NECA AAS Degree
  • Power Technology AAS Degree
  • Industrial Control and Instrumentation Technology AAS Degree

Electrician certificates.

  • 288 Hour Journeyman License Certificate
  • Electrical Installation Certificate
  • National Electrical Code Certificate
  • Electrical Codes and Standards Certificate
  • Residential Construction Electrician Certificate
  • Construction Electrician Certificate
  • Advanced Construction Electrician Certificate
  • Maintenance Electrician Certificate
  • Introduction to Instrumentation & Control Systems Technician Certificate
  • Advanced Instrumentation and Controls Technician Certificate
  • Advanced Maintenance Electrician Certificate
  • Post-Degree Specialization for Advanced Construction Electrician Certificate
  • Post-Degree Specialization for Advanced Maintenance Electrician Certificate
  • Industrial Network Instrumentation Certificate
  • Electrician State CEU Renewal Certificate

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

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!

Advanced Manufacturing Careers in Colorado

Visit our Advanced Manufacturing online hub for details on specific career pathways in these high-demand fields. 

Learn more about Advanced Manufacturing training at RRCC