Architecture & Construction

    The Electrical Technology introduces students to the world of electrical careers, everything from residential to heavy industrial electrical duties. The Utility Line Worker Program also prepares students to gain employment with utility companies such as Alabama Power. Jobs for electricians are opening as more and more certified electricians retire with no successors.

    Courses We Offer:

    • NCCER Electrical Tech. 1-3
    • NCCER: National Center for Construc- tion Education and Research
    • Utility Line Worker (Foundation, Level 1, and Advanced)


    Architecture and Construction

    If you have interests in designing or building structures, then this cluster may contain attractive career options for you. Whether decades old or brand new, buildings demand a lot of attention, and because of that offer many job opportunities for hardworking Alabamians.

    Useful Traits

    • Problem Solving Ability
    • Integrity
    • Analytical Thought Process
    • Initiative

    Things You Will Learn

    • Computer Operation
    • Circuit Principles
    • Construction Practices
    • Troubleshooting Techniques

    Certification Offered:

    NCCER Core

    NCCER Level 1 Electrical certification

    Construction and Skilled Trade Assess- ment (CAST)

    Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO)

    • SkillsUSA

    Ask about our dual enrollment opportunities at Bevill State.

    College: Bevill State Community College

    Bevill State offers an Associate’s of Applied Science and Long and Short Term Certificates in Electrical Systems Technology

    Bevill State has no minimum grade or score requirements for students who earn the Alabama High School Diploma, but all students must complete the COMPASS Placement Test prior to admission.


      • Assoc. of Applied Science:    Cost: $10731 - Credit Hours: 76
      • Long Term Certificate:          Cost: $7347 -  Credit Hours: 52

      • Short Term Certificate:         Cost: $3963 -  Credit Hours: 28

    *cost only accounts for credit hours



    Employment Opportunities

    • Electrician
      • Education Needed: Post Secondary
      • Wage: $24.57/hr, $51100/yr
      • Certifiers: NCCER, American Lighting Association, Electrical Testing Technician Certification Institute
    • Electrical Motor/Power Tool Repairer
      • Education Needed: High School
      • Wage: $18.85/hr, $39220/yr
      • Certification(s) Needed: N/A
    • Elevator Installer
      • Education Needed: Post Secondary Certificate
      • Wage: $37.80/hr, $78620/yr
      • Certifiers: National Association of Elevator Contractors 

    On The Job Training

    Ask your career coach, counselor or instructorfor options to gain real world experience in this field.



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    Information taken from the Alabama State Department of Education

    Career and Technical Education/Workforce Development

    Section and from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Onet Online.

    Director: Chris McCullar

    Asst. Director: Kristi Cain

    Counselor: Kelli Adkins

    Career Coach: Shawna McCullar

    Phone: 205-387-0519

    Fax: 205-384-5170

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