Printed on 9/21/2021


31-413-1 Technical Diploma (TD)
Full Time
33 Credits
Financial Aid Eligible
Time of Day: Day
Location*: Appleton

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

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Text: 920-294-1738

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Whether you want to be an electrician’s helper or pursue an electrical apprenticeship, this program will give you the skills to get started. Gain basic knowledge of electrical code, print reading, installation requirements and electrical equipment. You’ll also learn how to test electrical circuits and interpret electrical diagrams and construction drawings. Then you’ll put your knowledge and skills to work on an actual residential construction site.

Career Opportunities

  • Data Communications Installer Helper
  • Electrical Apprenticeship
  • Electrical Assembly Worker
  • Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installer
  • Electrical Helper
  • Electrical Maintenance Assistant


Estimated Program Cost


This program will cost about $5,418.60*
based on current tuition and fees.

Additional materials and supplies will cost
about $570.00*.

Textbooks will cost about $458.44*.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.
  Costs may not include all books or all materials and supplies.
  Some textbook costs may be included in the estimated program cost.


Check Program Availability *


Term Fall 2021 Spring 2022 Summer 2022

* Programs may be available at locations that are not listed here.

* Depending on program enrollment and prerequisite requirements, there may be a wait for some program courses. Please see the additional information section for details.

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  • Credit Transfer Options

    They're your credits. Take them with you!

    Whether you’re an incoming student, transferring to another two-year college or pursuing your bachelor’s degree, we make it easy for you to seamlessly transfer your credits. With full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, we offer credit transfer agreements with more than 65 two-and four-year colleges.

    Transfer In

    Many students come to Fox Valley Tech with credits they’ve already earned, either while in high school or at other colleges and universities. It’s also possible to be granted credit for career-related knowledge and skills you’ve already mastered.

    Transfer Out

    Is a four-year degree in your future? Save time and money by starting here. You can earn your associate degree at Fox Valley Tech, then apply your credits toward a bachelor’s degree. Or easily transfer your credits to other two-year colleges.

  • Program Outcomes
    • Apply electrical theory
    • Install electrical equipment in a residential setting
    • Install electrical equipment in a commercial setting
    • Analyze industrial equipment
  • Additional Information
    This program requires the purchase of tools (approximately $275) and work apparel (approximately $110) within the first two weeks of classes. You will be instructed how to obtain these items on the first day of class.

  • Undecided?

    Still undecided about your major or exploring your career options? Check out these resources to identify your personality traits, values, abilities and interests – important considerations when choosing a career. You’ll also find details about scheduling a college visit and contact information for our career counselors if you’d like more personal assistance. We’re here to help you explore your options.

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Start anywhere. Many credits can apply toward future programs, so you can get the right training at the right time in your career.

Start anywhere. Many credits can apply toward future programs.