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Electrical Systems Technology

Electrical Systems Technology

With electrical systems credentials, you will be ready for on-the-job trainee or apprenticeship positions. Responsibilities may include assisting in the layout, installation, and maintenance of electrical/electronic systems.

The Electrical Systems curriculum trains people in the installation and maintenance of electrical/electronic systems found in residential, commercial, and industrial facilities. Course work is mostly hands-on. Topics include AC/DC theory, basic writing practices, electronics, programmable logic controllers, industrial motor controls, and applications of the National Electric Code.


The following credentials are possible with this program:

Electrical Systems Technology - Degree (A35130)

Electrical Systems Technology Hydro-Mechanical Pathway - Degree (A35130H)

Electrical Systems Technology - Diploma (D35130)

Electrical Systems Technology Certificate (C351130A)

Electrical Systems Technology – Industrial and Photovoltaic Wiring Certificate (C35130B)

Electrical Systems Technology – Hydro-Mechanical Certificate (C35130C)

Gainful Employment Information

School of Applied Science and Technology
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program

South Piedmont has an extensive selection of Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree programs developed for occupational fields. Emphasizing career preparation, these programs of study provide in-depth career preparation and General Education courses so that students are prepared with knowledge or skills in a specialized area.

Note: The coursework for an AAS degree can be completed in two years. The AAS degree program is not designed as a college transfer program; however, because of bilateral agreements with several four-year colleges and universities, courses taken as part of AAS programs may be accepted for transfer credit.

To begin your program of study, call the Enrollment Hotline at 704-272-5391 or send an email to admissions@spcc.edu.

Enrolled students should consult their academic advisors about the transferring process.

For more information contact:

George Kouvaris
Faculty, Electrical Systems