Q: What will I become qualified to do when I complete this course?
Answer: This course will prepare you for an entry-level position in the electrical field. When you complete this course, you are qualified to enter the work force as a competent and confident electrician helper or employer sponsored electrical apprentice.
Q: Will the Delaware Skills Center offer job placement assistance?
Answer: The Delaware Skills Center works with various business and industry contacts including electrical contractors to help our students find meaningful employment.
Q: What can I expect to receive as a starting wage after I complete this course?
Answer: Your starting salary is based on many components including: your current and past experience in the electrical field, your attendance and grades. The typical starting wages are from $10.00 an hour to $12.00 an hour, with some positions offering more.
Q: Is my certificate of completion widely acknowledged and accepted?
Answer: Yes. The Delaware Skills Center has an excellent reputation and many employers hire students directly from the Skills Center. Many employers will visit the Skills Center to recruit students. In many cases, the training you receive is recognized as being equivalent to or exceeding the training received in the first year of an apprenticeship program. After completing this course, many students go directly into the second year of an apprenticeship program.