SUNY Canton

Electrical Construction & Maintenance Certificate

Program Description

The Electrical Construction & Maintenance (ECM) program prepares students to work in building trades with the installation and testing of electrical power distribution and an emphasis placed on residential construction applications. Students are also introduced to commercial applications and building codes. At the successful completion of this one-year program, students will earn the ECM certificate.

Focus Areas

  • Wiring systems and equipment in buildings
  • Electrical devices in accordance with the NEC
  • Control circuits
  • Wood structures
  • National electric code

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Electrical Apprentice
  • Electrician
  • Plant Maintenance Technician
  • Electical Supply Counter Person and Sales Support Person
  • Electrical/Electronic Assembly Worker
  • Security Systems Sales and Service Representative
  • Power Corporation Service Representative
  • Entrepreneurship

Program Format


Educational Level Prerequisites

High School diploma

Program Type

Degree Program

Expected Outcomes