Looking to add some spark to your life? Then you may want to pursue a career as an Electrical Technician. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment opportunities for electricians are projected to grow 7% through 2031, with an average of almost 80,000 new positions available each year.
If you want to take advantage of the ever-growing demand for qualified electricians/electrical technicians, learn specialized skills, and make a comfortable living, check out our Electrical Technology and our Electronic Systems Technology programs at Florida Academy. We can help prepare you for the following career opportunities in the electrical trade:
Electrical technicians install, repair, test and replace electrical systems in homes and businesses. They make sure that electrical systems, including wiring, lights, outlets, and other electrical equipment are safe, operational, and troubleshoot any issues.
Solar installers, as you may have guessed, install solar power systems for residences, commercial buildings, or utility companies. They may wire these systems, install related hardware, such as solar panels, connect multiple solar panels to a central system, test them, and maintain and repair them as necessary.
Cable technicians install and repair data, telephone, or security cable networks in commercial or residential settings. They may develop the layout of a network, install the wires needed, test cables to ensure they’re working properly, and repair broken cables.
Sustainability consultants perform sustainability-related tasks for companies, such as evaluating the potential costs/energy savings for sustainable energy sources like solar and wind power. In addition, they may advise companies about environmental issues related to using electricity in their facilities, looking to increase efficiencies and prevent waste.
Start Your Electrical Career at Florida Academy
Are you ready to start your career in the electrical industry? Apply to our Electrical Technology or our Electronic Systems Technology program at our electrical school in Fort Myers, Florida. By combining classroom instruction by experienced professionals with hands-on training opportunities in a modern workshop, we prepare students for careers in the field. Apply now, visit our website to learn more, contact us or call 1-800-324-9543.