This program is designed to give students exposure to entry-level positions in electrical construction and installation occupations. This program delivers theory plus hands-on experiences including the installation, maintenance and wiring through the application of the National Electric Code (NEC).
Constructing electrical systems requires a variety of mechanical skills including, but not limited to, measuring, cutting, drilling, bending, fabricating, mounting, fastening, supporting, and terminating. The program requires the efficient and safe use of numerous hand and power tools, as well as the techniques to use trade-specific tools.
This course covers material and design of residential wiring, wiring methods, fastening devices, sizing of boxes, wire, overcurrent devices, blueprint reading, and the application of the (NEC). Electrical work is a licensed and regulated occupation. It is important that students are made aware of the laws and rules governing licensing and registration. This course covers the electrical and equipment installation for heating, ventilation and air conditioning for residential buildings.