Our mission is to provide technical and academic skills to prepare all students for career success in the 21st Century.


The Electrical Technician program is designed to meet the standards NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research), a national organization that sets standards for excellence in the construction and maintenance trades.

Program instruction incorporates lecture, technical presentations, hands-on learning, collaborative work projects, and individualized instruction. Numerous concepts and components of the electrical industry are presented during 1,080 hours of instruction and career training. Courses are scheduled once per year.

In order to sit for the Journeyman Electrician exam, individuals must have completed a four year apprenticeship under a Master Electrician. Successful completion of this program is accepted by the State Fire Marshal in lieu of this requirement. Journeyman Electrician licensure may be awarded by the State of West Virginia after successful completion of the program and obtaining a passing scores on exam given by the West Virginia State Fire Marshal.

1756 Electrical Trades I
1757 Electrical Trades II
1758 Electrical Trades III
1759 Electrical Trades IV
1765 Industrial & Commercial Wiring
1766 Integrated Electrical Lab
1767 National Electrical Code
1769 Residential Wiring

Costs: (Subject to change)
Tuition: $2,970.00
Books and Supplies: $2,015.00
Fees: $485.00

MCTEC does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, disability, or national origin in employment or educational programs or activities. Inquiries may be referred to Amanda Aliff, Section 504 Coordinator, at Mercer County Schools, 1403 Honaker Avenue, Princeton, WV 24740. Phone 304-487-1551. Lack of English language skills is not a barrier to participation in any course.