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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 of the West Virginia State Fire Marshal. The program is nationally accredited by COE (Council on Occupational Education.)

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.  Courses begin in August, and pre-entrance testing for the program begins in January prior to the start date.

Journeyman Electrician licensure may be awarded by the State of West Virginia after meeting all requirements of the WV State Fire Marshal, successfully completing the program, and obtaining a passing score on the 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

Total Cost: $4,881.00

Cost breakdown available upon request.

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.