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- The Electricity program prepares students to design, assemble, and install electrical systems that satisfy
national, state, country, and municipal codes and regulations. In Electricity students acquire the skills
needed for residential wiring by working on an actual house project in the community. They also visit local
industry sites and a power plant to learn about commercial and industrial work settings.
Areas of Instruction Include:
- Electrical Safety
- Electrical Theory
- Use of N.E.C.
- Branch Circuit Configurations
- Residential Load Calculations
- Motor Theory and Operation
- Motor Control Relay Logic
- Conduit Bending and Installation
- Light Industrial Wiring
Post-Secondary Education Opportunities
- Graduates of the Electricity program may enter an apprenticeship program in electricity. These students
may also participate in adult-education or technical-school programs in electrical technology or electro-mechanical
instrumentation and maintenance technologies.
- College-degree programs are available in Electrical Engineering Technology, Construction Technology,
Electro-Mechanical Technology, or Electrical Technology.
- Graduates of this program may find employment as an electrician's helper, electrical-sales worker, or a
residential wiring business owner.
Related Occupations with Additional Education
- Commercial electrician, industrial electrician, line person, industrial plant maintenance, electrical installer