How to Become an Electrician

How to Become an Electrician in Maryland

electrician-trainingElectricians are an important component of the building trades, and can earn high incomes.

Have you always wondered how to become an electrician in Maryland? Are you interested in accelerating your life with a career as an electrician?

Continue reading below for information on our electrician classes, as well as the outlook for salaries and jobs in the field.

Our Electrical Technology program can help you become a trained electrician with the knowledge to earn good steady pay in this growing field. Whether you live in Woodlawn, Dundalk, Glen Burnie, Essex, Catonsville, Arbutus, Lansdowne, Columbia, Owings Mills, Towson or the surrounding areas, we can help you get the training you need at our Baltimore campus.

For more information on how to become an electrician, give one of our admission representatives a call at (800) 638-5490 and we’ll be delighted to chat with you. You can also click a button below to get started online.


The Job Outlook for Electricians? Great!

A formal electrician education could be in high demand for the next several years. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment will grow by 12 percent, explaining that homes and businesses require more wiring than ever before, and electricians will be needed to install the necessary components.

How to Become an Electrician?

Most electricians go through combination of taking a formal electrician classes at a trade school followed by a four-year apprenticeship. According to the BLS, many electrician apprentices must have at least 144 hours of classes as well as 2,000 hours of paid on-the-job training.

As for your course work, you’ll need to learn:

  • Blueprint reading
  • Mathematics
  • Electrical code requirements
  • Electrical theory
  • Safety and First Aid

NATS: Electrical Technician Schools

You’ll be happy to know that our Electrical Technology program is just 39 weeks long. We’ve been training students in how to become an electrician for several years and we plan to continue training students more years and then some!

Our students gain valuable knowledge from an electrical course, but we’ll also assist you with job placement assistance. If you’re concerned about finding the money to pay for your training, we’ll help you find scholarships and other forms of funding via our financial aid office.

Put a Positive Charge in Your Training at NATS

As you continue your research on how to become an electrician, give one of our admission representatives a call at (800) 638-5490

We understand how important this decision is for you and we want to assure you we’re happy to thoroughly respond do any concerns you may have. If you live in Baltimore, Dundalk, Glen Burnie, Essex, Lansdowne, Owings Mills, Columbia, Towson, Woodlawn, Catonsville, Arbutus, Lansdowne or the the surrounding areas, stop wondering how to become and electrician and contact us today to get started.

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