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TR-1300N

Electrical Helper

Online Credential Training

Become an Electrical Helper and Learn to examine electrical units, measure and cut wires, and drill holes for hookups. Enroll now and take the first step towards a rewarding career in the electrical field!

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$38,340
Avg. Starting Salary*
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This program is NOT available to residents of the following states: AL, AR, CO, CT, DC, GA, IN, KS, KY, LA, MI, MO, NM, NE, NV, OK, PA, RI, SC, TX, UT, WI

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We believe everyone should have access to higher education. With the option to pay in full, break down payments or utilize government grant funding, we help expand that access.

Monthly Payment Options as low as $173 Payment Plans for Every Student

Talk with an Education Consultant to pick the perfect payment plan, from paying in full to installments with interest rates from 0-12%.

Total Tuition $2,000 Pay in Full

The total tuition can be paid immediately or through a number of grant-funded or monthly payment plan options.

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*Students in Maryland are not eligible for MedCerts payment plans but may be eligible for other tuition options. Speak to an Education Consultant for further information.

What Does an Electrical Helper Do?

Electrical Helpers assist master electricians with installing and maintaining electrical systems. They perform tasks such as examining electrical units, measuring and cutting wires, and drilling holes for hookups. They also supply tools, maintain a clean workspace, and handle equipment storage. This role requires strength, flexibility, and manual dexterity for working in tight spaces and at heights. Good color vision is essential for differentiating wires. Career advancement includes becoming an electrician apprentice, journeyman electrician, or pursuing specialized positions like automotive or marine electrical helper.

72,778
Entry Level Jobs in the US
Electrical-related occupations have a projected growth of 14% over the next 10 years.
All available job and salary information is from Burning Glass Labor Insights and is updated annually to reflect industry changes.

What You’ll Learn
TR-1300N
Electrical Helper

The TR-1300N: Electrical Helper program prepares students for entry-level electrical positions. With the rise in new residential and commercial construction, the demand for electricians and their helpers is increasing. This comprehensive program equips learners with job-ready skills and credentials for a seamless transition into the electrical industry.

Students will engage in a mix of video lectures, skills demonstrations, interactive 3D simulations, and virtual hands-on practice. The curriculum covers tool fundamentals, circuit basics, installation, electrical safety, electrical code, and workplace professionalism. Our innovative approach ensures students stay engaged and get hands-on practice in a safe, virtual environment.

The program includes a Career Exploration Tool to help learners choose a career path aligned with their interests. Through lifelike 3D simulations, students gain confidence and hands-on experience in a virtual environment. Graduates earn a "Job-Ready Certificate", providing a strong foundation for entering the workforce.

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  1. Understanding electrician roles, safety practices, and regulations.
  2. Proficiency in using electrical tools, including multimeters.
  3. Application of mathematical principles to electrical calculations.
  4. Solving electrical problems and understanding basic principles like voltage and current.
  5. Knowledge of circuit analysis, components, meters, and diagrams.
  6. Skills in construction techniques and drywall repair.
  7. Building and troubleshooting DC and AC circuits, including motor applications.
  8. Techniques for electrical installations, conduit bending, and safety practices.
  9. Knowledge of electrical codes and standards, including NEC requirements.
  10. Collaboration, communication, customer satisfaction, and conflict resolution skills.
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Enrollment Requirements

  1. High School Diploma or GED
  2. Web browser with internet connection
  3. A PC/Mac Computer
  4. Course registration & payment

MedCerts-Covered Materials*

  1. Expert-led video-based training
  2. Interactive 3D simulations and virtual hands-on practice
  3. Career Exploration Tool with simulation-based career exploration

*The cost of all materials needed for this program are covered by MedCerts. They are not included in the tuition costs and the student is not liable for any costs or fees related to the above materials.

Required Courses
EL 1010

Explore a Career in Electrical

2 hours
Length
Week
Duration

So, you want to be an electrician? In this course you'll learn how you can start your career in the electrical field. It covers the settings and career paths you can take, the education and training you'll need, and gets you started with safety guidelines for electricians. Being an electrician is a very versatile trade that transfers to other trades like HVAC, solar, plumbing and facilities maintenance. Are you ready to get started?

EL 1011

Getting Started

4 hours
Length
Week
Duration

The EL-1011: Getting Started course from introduces you to the electrical trade. You will learn about the path to becoming an electrician, essential math skills, and fundamental electrical concepts. This course provides a solid foundation for your career in the electrical industry.

EL 1012

Tool Fundamentals

5 hours
Length
Week
Duration

The EL-1012: Tool Fundamentals course equips you with essential skills for using electrical tools. You'll learn how to use a multimeter, operate various electrical tools, and handle hand and power tools for electrical work. The course also covers basic construction techniques and drywall repair, providing a comprehensive foundation for your career in the electrical trade.

EL 1013

Circuit Basics

6 hours
Length
Week
Duration

The EL-1013: Circuit Basics course covers fundamental concepts of electrical circuits. You'll learn how to build DC circuits and DC combination circuits, understand AC power, and participate in an AC motor lab. The course also focuses on troubleshooting basic circuits, providing you with the essential skills needed for a successful career in the electrical industry.

EL 1014

Installation Basics

6 hours
Length
Week
Duration

The EL-1014: Installation Basics course provides essential training in electrical installation. You will learn about electrical devices, ampacity and wire sizing, and EMT conduit bending. The course also covers EMT installation, including boxes and conduit, equipping you with the skills needed for effective electrical installations in various settings.

EL 1015

Electrical Safety

4 hours
Length
Week
Duration

The EL-1015: Electrical Safety course focuses on essential safety practices for electricians. You will learn about electrical safety, ladder and fall safety, and lockout/tagout awareness. This course ensures you are well-prepared to maintain a safe working environment in the electrical industry.

EL 1016

Electrical Code

5 hours
Length
Week
Duration

The EL-1016: Electrical Code course introduces you to the essential aspects of the electrical code. You'll learn about three and four-way wiring and installation, as well as NEC wiring methods and materials. This course provides the foundational knowledge needed to ensure compliance and safety in electrical installations.

EL 1017

Industry Certifications

10 hours
Length
Week
Duration

The EL-1017: Industry Certifications course prepares you for the OSHA 10-Hour Construction Industry certification, available in both English and Spanish. This certification enhances your safety knowledge and credentials, making you well-equipped for the electrical industry.

TR 1011

Workplace Professionalism

5 hours
Length
Week
Duration

The TR-1011: Workplace Professionalism course equips you with essential skills for success in any professional environment. You will learn how to work effectively on a team, communicate efficiently, avoid callbacks, deal with difficult customers, and maintain a professional image. This course ensures you are well-prepared to handle workplace challenges with confidence and competence.

Code Course Duration
EL 1010 Week
EL 1011 Week
EL 1012 Week
EL 1013 Week
EL 1014 Week
EL 1015 Week
EL 1016 Week
EL 1017 Week
TR 1011 Week
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Eligible Certifications

Electrical Helper

Job Opportunities

Pre-Apprenticeship Electrician

$0 – $0*
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Electrical Helper

$0 – $0*
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Electrician’s Helper

$0 – $0*
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Disclaimers

  1. While MedCerts training and related target certifications may be accepted and/or approved by your state of residency, employers reserve the right to dictate prerequisite education, experience, or certification/licensure requirements for their positions. We strongly advise students to research target job posts from area employers and relevant state requirements, barriers, or restrictions prior to enrollment to ensure eligibility upon graduation.