About our Construction Electrician Diploma
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. Construction Electrician entry level positions include smart home installation, deck electrician, marine electrician, commercial electrician, and service electrician assistant. 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.
|Course Name||Course Type||Credit Hours|
|Introduction to Construction Electrician||Construction Electrician||4.0|
|Basic Electricity||Construction Electrician||4.0|
|Residential and Commercial Wiring Methods||Construction Electrician||4.0|
|Electric Motor and Controls||Construction Electrician||4.0|
|Communication Systems||Construction Electrician||4.0|
|Troubleshooting Electrical Systems||Construction Electrician||4.0|
|Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)||Construction Electrician||4.0|
|Life Safety Systems||Construction Electrician||4.0|
|HVAC Controls||Construction Electrician||4.0|
|Total Credit Hours||=||36.0|
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