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Electrician Training in Ohio

Take the first steps toward an in-demand trade career with the Electrician diploma program at OBC!

Electricity powers so much of our daily lives — from our lights to our laptops, our cell phones to our appliances. We depend on it everywhere we go, whether it’s at home, at the office, at the grocery store or the hospital, or  even when we’re waiting at a stoplight. And when the lines go dark, whether from bad weather or bad timing or just everyday malfunctions, there is one person that everyone calls to get things back online: an electrician.

12-month diploma program

Full-time; Day or Evening

Job placement assistance

Lorain County

Job Outlook

Demand for skilled Electricians is high! According to O*NET OnLine, the employment of Electricians is projected to increase by 10% from 2018 to 2028—faster than the average.* The projected number of job openings for that same period is 94,600.* Most occupations in this field require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.



The Electrician diploma program at Ohio Business College is geared toward the hands-on training that you need to step right into the workforce a junior electrician. Students learn theory in the classroom and then apply those skills in a lab setting, including the installation and maintenance of electrical wiring, transformers, a/c and d/c motor control circuits, instrumentation and programmable logic controller, and more. The 62-credit hour program includes courses like:

  • Wiring, Cabling, & Connections
  • Motors & Controls
  • Low Voltage
  • Residential Installation
  • Commercial Installation

Getting trained in a vital new trade career shouldn’t require you putting everything on hold, which is why the Lorain County campus of OBC offers the Electrician program full-time, day or evening, in order to accommodate students’ busy schedules. We think each of our students deserves personalized attention from instructors, which is why we keep our class sizes small and focused, providing the kind of professional learning environment best suited for adults who are already juggling jobs, families and other commitments.

Lorain County Campus

Our Lorain County campus is located at 5095 Waterford Dr; Sheffield Village, OH 44035. Going to college in Lorain County is easy and affordable. Let our friendly and helpful admissions staff walk you through the process as you discover all that OBC has to offer. The flexibility and accessibility of associate degree and diploma training in Sheffield Village is what makes Ohio Business College different. Located within easy commuting distance of Elyria, Lorain, Vermilion, Amherst, and Avon, going to college in Lorain County is convenient, too. The Sheffield Village campus of Ohio Business College is the perfect opportunity for ambitious students to get the training they need for a new career while still living and working in the local community.