Skilled electricians are needed to perform work in residential, commercial, and industrial settings. Students in this program will learn to install, operate, maintain and repair electrical systems to National Electric Code standards, design circuit diagrams, and blueprint reading will be key components. Students will gain valuable experience wiring transformers, installing devices/fixtures, installing service entrances, and bending conduit resulting in a solid background to working in the electrical field.
The skills a student will be able to perform are safety, care, use of hand and power tools, nature of electricity, ohms law, residential wiring, electrical circuitry, motor control wiring, troubleshooting, commercial wiring, national electrical code, transformers, blueprint reading, conduit installation, and telecommunications.
Related Occupations and Earnings:
Related occupations include residential electricians, mine electricians, industrial electrician, commercial electrician, wiring specialist, cable technicians, lineman, substation technician, telephone technician, electrical inspector, and building maintenance. Earnings range between $12-$24/hour.