The Construction Electrician program provides students with the technical skills to setup, install, repair and maintain electrical systems that provide heating, cooling, lighting, communications, and power distribution for residential, commercial and industrial structures. Students are introduced with theory, electrical applications, hands-on, and troubleshooting applications in a classroom and lab setting.
Areas of study include electrical theory, safety, wiring methods, blueprint reading, electric equipment selection including electrical load protection, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) preventive and corrective maintenance of electrical equipment.
Students will have the opportunity to complete the Occupation Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10-hour safety certification including the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) Levels I, II, III. Students will also be registered in the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR) in preparation of future Journeyman’s Electrical certification. Employment opportunities include include smart home installation, deck electrician, marine electrician, and commercial electrician.