Learn more about this program at the next Business, Trades, and Technology Program Open House on February 16, 2023


Learn electrical wiring at Lake Superior College in Duluth, MN. The commercial and residential wiring diploma will teach you how to install, operate, and repair electrical wiring systems.

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Skills & Knowledge

  • Use electronic test equipment (oscilloscope, digital multi-meter, signal generator)
  • Read and understand circuit schematics
  • Circuit analysis
  • Troubleshoot and repair circuits
  • Install and configure PC hardware components, e.g. memory, hard drives, modems, and network cards

Plan Your Education

The Program Guide is a tool to help you map out how to successfully get your degree at Lake Superior College.

Program Guide

How to Apply

Commercial and Residential Wiring program applications are accepted annually, January 31-February 28. Students who have completed the first semester and/or pre-program courses are encouraged to apply to the program.


Apply to this program by February 28, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.


Approximate total tuition & fees for MN residents to complete this degree.

Tuition & Fees

2 Years

The electrical wiring degree may be completed in 2 years if prerequisites are complete.

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    Educational Pathways

    After you get your diploma you can get your electrical license. Your license can significantly increase your wages. You can get your license after you complete a 4 year apprenticeship. Commercial and residential wiring diplomas eliminate 1 year of apprenticeship requirements in Minnesota. Many graduates begin their career by working 3 years as construction electrician apprentices. Once the apprenticeship is complete, they apply for a license and become a Journeyman Electricians.

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