Being on the cutting edge of technology is important to Savannah Technical College. The Electrical Technology Department at the Savannah campus was the first in the state to bring Alternative Energy to the forefront of technical education. The Electrical Technology programs provide instruction in the inspection, maintenance, installation and repair of electrical systems in residential, commercial, industrial and sustainable energy environments. A combination of theory and practical application is emphasized to develop academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, electrical career fields will flourish during the next decade with a 23% increase in jobs, which have an average income of more than $48K annually. The U.S. Department of Labor notes the need for more than just wiring specialists. Those with the ability to incorporate sustainable technologies will increase workforce opportunities and demand.
The program is also part of the sustainable technology movement at Savannah Technical College and is available for Learning Community opportunities with a number of courses and dedicated tutors, ask for details.