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Electrical Installation

Electrical Installation

Purpose: The Career Studies Certificate in Electrical Installation is in response to the non-conventional short-term program of study needs of many adults in our service region for an award which provides for upgrading, re-training, and investigating career possibilities. This program in Electrical Installation is designed to prepare the student for full-time employment as an entry trade electrician, immediately upon completion of the program. A student who completes the program is capable of performing the job skills normally expected of entry level electricians, working with a licensed electrician.

Occupational Objectives: Training to Prepare for Residential, Commercial, Industrial, or Maintenance Electrician working within the Construction Trades, Industrial Complexes, or as Facility Maintenance.

Admissions Requirements: Applicant must meet the general admission requirements established by the college..

Program Requirements: The Electrical Installation CSC is designed to prepare students to perform electrical wiring and to become a journeyman electrician.

Course Number Course TitleLecture HoursLab Hours Course Credits
First Semester
BLD 110Introduction to Construction303
SAF 127Industrial Safety202
ELE 140Basic Electricity & Machinery324
SDV 106Preparation for Employment101
ELE 136National Electric Code (Commercial)233
ITE 102Computers and Information Systems 101
TOTAL12514
Second Semester
ELE 156Electrical Control Systems 223
ELE 245Industrial Wiring223
BLD 111Blueprint Reading and the Building Code223
ELE 135National Electric Code - Residential324
BLD 122Green Building Practices101
TOTAL10814

Total Minimum Credits for the Career Studies Certificate in Electrical Installation ... 28

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Degree: Career Studies Certificate
Program Code: 221-941-02
Program Length: 1 Year – 2 Semesters
Minimum Credits: 28
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Program Advisor
James Dye
276.964.7278
Davis Hall Room 227