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Electrical Technician Graduate Highlight:  Juanita Tatum
Electrical Technician Graduate Highlight: Juanita Tatum

Meet an Electrical Technician Graduate

Meet Juanita Tatum, a graduate of Rockford Career College’s electrical technician diploma program. She has never been afraid to take on a challenge. Although her dream career field has been traditionally male-oriented, she knew she could achieve her professional goals. After enrolling in Rockford Career College's electrical technician diploma program, she persevered to make her dream a reality.

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Meet Our Instructor - Todd Warda
Meet Our Instructor - Todd Warda

Todd has never been one to shy away from difficulties. Todd earned his associate degree in business from College of DuPage. Later, he received his bachelor's degree in economics from Northern Illinois University. He spent over 25 years in the electrical business, gaining plenty of field experience. In addition to running a business, Todd worked in healthcare for 15 years. No matter what task was at hand, Todd's determination and passion for his work were always evident.

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A Day in the Life: Electrical Technician
A Day in the Life: Electrical Technician

What does an electrical technician do, exactly?

Installing, repairing, calibrating, troubleshooting, and maintaining electrical systems are all part of my profession. My name's Emma, and as an electrical technician, I assist an electrician with their everyday tasks. In short, I help ensure everything is running smoothly for the client.

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Graduate Highlight - Justin Ferro Electrician Technician
Graduate Highlight - Justin Ferro

Do you want to start a career program but worry that your grades won't be good enough? Have you ever talked yourself out of applying to a job you would love because you lack previous experience? At Rockford Career College, we have been showing students their potential and assisting them in achieving their professional goals since 1862. Graduate Justin Ferro is just one of many former students who reached his dreams despite his uncertainties.

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Graduate Highlight - Kya Poe Electrical Technician
Graduate Highlight - Kya Poe

Tired of dead-end jobs?  That's why Kya Poe enrolled in our electrical technician program.
 
Are you searching for an enjoyable career that does not require a four-year degree to start? Do you want to learn and develop job skills without spending tens of thousands on general education credits? At Rockford Career College, we offer affordable, streamlined programs that prepare students for in-demand vocations. That's why Kya Poe enrolled in our electrical technician program.
 

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Steven Lowe - Electrical Technician
Graduate Highlight - Steven Lowe

Did you know that America has an electrician shortage? In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that there will be 85,900 open jobs in the electrician field by 20241. The 2017 annual mean wage of electricians in Illinois was $61,010 to $81,600.2  Although our reliance on electronics— including HVAC systems for our homes and businesses—increases, fewer students are choosing this field for their future careers. Steven Lowe, a recent Rockford Career College graduate, decided to go against that trend.
 

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