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WyoTech – Sacramento Adds New Electrical Training Program

Increased demand for electrician training and careers expected to increase over next decade. WyoTech – Sacramento is addressing this need for electrician training with the launch of its Electrician Diploma program.

Sept. 9, 2009 - PRLog -- SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The need for electricians nationally is expected to rise by 7 percent by 2016, according to a recent report by the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics*. Electrical workers benefiting most will be those with the widest range of skills including voice, data, and video wiring. WyoTech – Sacramento is addressing this need for electrician training with the launch of its Electrician Diploma program.

The nine-month program will focus on commercial and residential electrical industries. Program topics include electrical safety, electrician tools, conduit bending, residential and commercial wiring, power distribution, advanced code concepts and motors, industrial controls, and programmable logic controllers (PLCs).

An important part of program studies will also include the National Electrical Code (NEC) standards, as well as personal development and job site management. Newer trends in the industry are also an important focus and include fire and security alarms, voice, data, TV, signaling systems and fiber optics. Laboratory experience will be an important component of the program.

"Electricians are an integral part of our modern landscape bringing electricity into homes, businesses, and factories," said John Hurd, president of the WyoTech - Sacramento campus. "At WyoTech, it’s important to ensure we produce quality graduates to fill those crucial jobs that serve our community."

Graduates of the Electrician Diploma program are qualified for entry-level positions such as commercial and residential electrician, preventive maintenance electrician, production electrician, bench electrician, repair electrician, industrial maintenance electrician, programming electrician, maintenance technician, field service electricians, and installation electricians in any manufacturing industry.

In addition to electrical training, the WyoTech-Sacramento campus (http://www.wyotech.edu/campus/sacramento), located at 980 Riverside Parkway, also offers courses in automotive technology and collision refinishing technology.

* Local market data may differ from these statistics.

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About WyoTech

WyoTech – Sacramento is a division of Corinthian Colleges, Inc., one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America. WyoTech offers degree and diploma programs in the fields of automotive, diesel, collision refinishing, motorcycle, marine, and construction trades. In addition, WyoTech offers specialty training programs in applied service management; advanced diesel; light duty diesel; advanced automotive diagnostics; street rod and custom fabrication; motorsports chassis fabrication; high performance power trains; and trim and upholstery technology. There are currently six WyoTech campuses located throughout the United States. Programs vary by campus. WyoTech is the Official Technical School of the NHRA and a proud sponsor of NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle racer, Steve Johnson, and NHRA Competition Eliminator racer, Bruno Massel, Jr. For more information about electrician training and other programs at WyoTech, visit http://electrician.wyotech.edu/.

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