Why Choose the Electrician Low Voltage Fire/Security Program?
The demand for fire alarms, burglar alarms, card access and closed-circuit television have always been high, therefore, the demand for electricians that specialize in that field is also high. With advancing technologies, there's always a new innovation in security ready to be installed and programmed. Students in our Electrician Low Voltage Fire/Security Program participate in hands-on training with advanced equipment, techniques and programming to prepare for careers as alarm-system installers and service technicians.
This program is approved as a Limited Energy (06) specialty electrical training program in the state of Washington. Students who meet criteria established by the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries MAY be credited with up to 1,815 hours. The actual amount of hours awarded is at the discretion of L&I, and will vary based upon a number of factors, including the types of coursework taken and concurrent possession of a valid trainee card. Please consult with program staff prior to enrolling in any classes.
If you enjoy working with electronics and have a passion for safety and security, this may be the program and career path for you.
Employers are looking for Low Voltage Electricians that have experience working on industry-related low-voltage equipment, but also have soft skills such as being able to work together as a team.
How Long It Takes:
Electrician Low Voltage Fire/Security AAT Degree: 5 quarters
Electrician Low Voltage Fire/Security Certificate: 3 quarters
All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees.
Security & Fire Alarm Installer
Security & Fire Alarm Installer Career & Wage Details
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Electrician Low Voltage Fire/Security Program Information Sessions usually occur at 3 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month.
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