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Electrical Technology

Electrical Technology student
Student working on electrical system

Electrical Tech student in lab

Electrical Technology prepares you for employment in the electrical field. Classes are held on the Raymond and Vicksburg-Warren Campuses and include instruction with laboratory exercises using industry grade equipment. You can learn to install, maintain and repair electrically energized systems found in residential, commercial and industrial settings.

Employment Potential

Electrical Technology is a reliable and thorough training ground for employment in the electrical industry. Hinds CC has an excellent reputation with local industries looking for skilled workers and placing graduates in a job post graduation is a top priority. Typical jobs filled by graduates of this program include wiring residential, industrial and/or commercial installations.

Possible Degrees

You can choose a Career or Technical Certificate or an Associate in Applied Science Degree from the Electrical Technology Department.

  • Electrical Technology, AAS
  • Electrical Technology, CC
  • Electrical Technology, TC

Areas of Specialty Training

  • Fundamentals of Electricity
  • A.C. Circuits
  • D.C. Circuits
  • Residential/Light Commercial Wiring
  • Branch Circuit and Service Entrance Calculations
  • Blueprint Reading/Planning the Residential Installation
  • Switching Circuits
  • Commercial and Industrial Wiring Electrical Power
  • Estimating Cost of Residential Installations
  • Motor Control Systems
  • Special Project
  • Supervised Work Experience
  • Solid State Motor Controls
  • Programmable Logic Controls

Admission Requirements

  • Submit an application for enrollment to the Office of Admissions and Records at Hinds Community College.
  • Request that an official high school transcript or GED scores and ACT scores be sent to the Office of Admissions and Records if you are a high school graduate.
  • Take the ACCUPLACER placement test to assess developmental needs.
  • Interview with the instructor and complete the interview form.

Completion Requirements

  • Successfully complete the three-semester program
  • Complete the post-test and show academic gain
  • Participate in graduation exercises to receive Certificate or Degree

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