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Electrical Installation and Maintenance Technology

Electrical Installation and Maintenance Technology


This program prepares students for employment with electrical appliance shops, utility companies, and electrical construction, and maintenance companies. Learning will center on planning, designing, constructing, installing, and maintaining electrical wiring and equipment.

For more information please contact the Electrical Installation and Maintenance program Counselor Karen Crowell Ph: (808) 934-2724 and email:

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Upon successful completion, students are prepared to:

  • Accurately demonstrate entry-level skills in residential, commercial, and industrial electrical installation and maintenance.
  • Practice safety on the job and recognize potential hazards.
  • Interpret and comply with the National Electrical Code NFPA 70 book and local codes.
  • Read and interpret all sections of blueprints and draft electrical circuits.
  • Integrate carpentry, masonry, plumbing, and HVACR systems with electrical installation and maintenance.
  • Produce take-off lists, perform layout, and install new materials for existing and new projects.
  • Think critically, do research, calculate minimum requirements, and solve problems.
  • Demonstrate the qualities of an apprentice electrician: positive attitude and behavior, discipline, promptness and attendance, ability to work alone or with others, with cultural awareness, and good communication skills.
  • Participate effectively in individual and group decision making.

Course Learning Outcomes

Proficiency levels in reading, writing and/or mathematics are required to register for some or all of the Program courses:

Reading Eng 21 or ESL 21

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs at Hawai‘i CC are an integral part of the local community and reflect its day-to-day life. Close cooperation among the faculty, employers, and employees in the community is maintained. One of the most effective formal means of providing for this type of cooperation is the Program Advisory Council. These groups advise their respective programs of training needs and new developments in the field. Councils include employers, alumni, and others knowledgeable about the field.

Electrical Installation and Maintenance Technology Program Advisory Council:

  • Troy Haspe, Electrical Inspector,Building Division,Department of Public Works, County of Hawai‘i
  • Ross Iwamoto, President-Manager, Iwamoto Electric LLC
  • David Kaneshiro, Superintendent, Hawaii Electric
  • Dean Oshiro, President, DWE, Inc.
  • Tony Smith, Branch Manager,Alpha Electric Supply, Inc.

CTE Annual Notice of Nondiscrimination

The University of Hawai‘i does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, national origin, or disability. For inquiries regarding our nondiscrimination policies, please contact your campus designee noted in the link below.

UHCC applies an open access policy, with program admission based upon the completion of applicable course/testing prerequisites. The lack of English skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in CTE programs.

Please read about the entire nondiscrimination policy, presented in 14 primary languages.