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Program Overview



This curriculum is designed to provide training for people interested in the installation and maintenance of electrical systems found in residential, commercial, and industrial facilities.

Coursework, most of which is hands-on, will include such topics as AC/DC theory, basic wiring practices, programmable logic controllers, industrial motor controls, applications of the National Electric Code, and other subjects as local needs require.

Employment Opportunities:

Graduates should qualify for a variety of jobs in the electrical field as an on-the-job trainee or apprentice assisting in the layout, installation, and maintenance of electrical systems.

Program Contacts:

Darryl Evans

Lead Instructor - Electrical

Certificate Curriculum

Courses

BPR-130 Print Reading-Construction 3
ELC-112 DC/AC Electricity 5
ELC-113 Residential Wiring I 4
ELC-118 National Electrical Code 2
ELC-126 Electrical Computations 3

Total credits needed to graduate: 17 Hours

This certificate is offered to high school students through the Career and College Promise (CCP) program (C35130XA). CCP students should complete this certificate over two semesters.

Students on financial aid should speak with their financial aid advisors before enrolling in less than 12 credit hours per semester.

Learning Outcomes

  • Design and analyze systems in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings that meet all codes and regulations as defined by OSHA standards.
  • Apply principles of mathematics and applied science to perform the laws encountered with electrical technology.
  • Read and interpret electrical diagrams and blueprints.
  • Recognize the need for life-long learning and possess the skills to maintain and improve technical abilities.
  • Diagnose and correct electrical and electronic problems effectively using various testing instruments.
  • Communicate effectively with customers and with members of multiple teams from a variety of backgrounds.

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