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NEXT CLASS BEGINS August 16, 2022 (Click Here for more information)



Admissions Requirements:

  • Schedule the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE) or provide official documentation for a TABE Exemption.
  • Schedule an appointment with your program counselor for TABE results and/or a program specific orientation.
  • Register for classes during open enrollment.  Please be advised that registration runs on a first come, first served basis.


Program Hours and Schedule:

1200 Hours/12 Months/ traditional

Full-time days:  Monday – Friday 7:00 am – 1:45 pm



Program Content

The Electricity Program at McFatter focuses on training in electricity for residential, commercial and industrial systems.  The students will be instructed on conduit bending techniques, blueprint reading, fire alarm installation, journeyman preparation, and interpreting national and local electrical codes.  Also, the students will master the understanding of all aspects of the electricity industry’s planning, management, finance, and production skills, with underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety and environmental considerations.


Course Title Length
Electrician Helper 300 hours
Residential Electrician 450 hours
Commercial Electrician 450 hours


Employment Opportunities:

  • ABCI Apprenticeship Program
  • Journeyman
  • Electrician Apprentice
  • Electrician



For information about national and program accreditation, please contact the institution.

Program Costs:

FL Resident Tuition Out of State Tuition Registration, Activity, Lab, Test, Insurance, and Trust Fees Books, Supplies Industry Certification & State Credential Exam Costs FL Resident Total Out of State Total
$3,360.00 $13,440.00 $495.00 $140.00 $26.00 $4,021.00 $14,101.00


Fees are based on the number of class days according to the Broward County Public Schools’ calendar.  Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.

Counselor for Electricity

Mary BaroneCertified School Counselor

(754) 321-5700 or [email protected]