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Carrington College

About Carrington College

Carrington College can help you get started in a new career. Our focus is to help change your life for the better through education. That’s more than our purpose; it’s our promise to you. At Carrington, you can receive a quality college education at any of our locations in seven western states. You can work toward your choice of an associate degree or certificate level education.

You can count on us to help you learn about options for funding your education such as loans, grants, scholarships or other sources.* You can enjoy a small college experience, where you can get the attention you deserve. Here, your instructors will not only know you by name, they can get to know you as a person.

You will know what to expect from your career in the real world, because many of our instructors bring practical working experience from their field into the classroom. Many of our programs are designed to provide you with “hands-on” training that uses the technologies and processes that are used in the field, allowing you to build your confidence while you “learn by doing” as quickly and thoroughly as possible. You will have access to helpful services like tutorial assistance and advising to help you make the most of your college experience.

You’ll feel confident knowing that Carrington College offers a high quality education. Your dream is important to us and we’ll prove that to you every day you’re a Carrington student. That’s our promise. Now let us help you realize your potential. Get ready to SOAR!

*Student loans, grants and scholarships are available to those who qualify.

Available Program

  • Electrical Technology

    Prepare for a job in Electrical Technology. Carrington College’s Electrical Technology (ET) program is designed to provide fundamental, hands-on training for a career as an electrician.

    Students will study and master the basic principles, applications, concepts and functions of electrical circuitry.

    Upon completion of the Electrical Technology program, graduates will be able to:

    • Discuss theories of electrical circuitry and relate these concepts to practical applications.
    • Apply proper procedures for the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of residential, commercial, and light industrial wiring, electrical equipment and systems.
    • Demonstrate proper usage of the basic tools of the trade.
    • Demonstrate the basic use and application of the National Electrical Code.
    • Create effective reports and documents, electronically and in writing.
    • Apply advanced electrical concepts and critical thinking skills to interpret and create blueprint drawings for residential, commercial and light industrial facilities.
    • Adhere to national, state, and local safety practices used by technicians working in the electrical industry.


Carrington College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC/WASC), 428 J Street, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95814; 415-506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at http://www.accjc.org/


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Student loans, grants and scholarships are available to those who qualify.

Program availability varies by location.

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