The Electrical Technology Program is specifically designed to meet the needs of companies requiring individuals with entry-level skills to install and service electrical applications within residential/commercial and industrial fields. The program covers the practice and theory of residential/commercial wiring, machine control, programmable controllers, telecommunications, and electronic control.
Graduates of Electrical Technology will be qualified for, but not limited to, the following entry-level positions; electrical technician, low voltage technician, instrument repairer, electrician helper, cable-splicer, electrical maintenance, machine repair technician, service installer, electric motor analyst, electric motor repairer, solar installation technician, electronic and equipment repairer
WORK TOWARDS A BRIGHT FUTURE
This course students will learn the basics of electrical residential and commercial wiring. Practical experience and problem-solving skills are acquired in panel board selection, electric service, and overcurrent protection such as circuit breakers and fuses, as well as low voltage electrical systems. Students will also gain a basic knowledge in motor controls (PLC), photovoltaics (solar energy), and electronics.
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FROM CLASSROOM TO THE WORKPLACE
Individuals who work in the electrical trades are commonly referred to as electricians. They may be involved with either construction or maintenance of electrical wiring and systems in residential, commercial or municipal environments. Different types of electricians perform different tasks, such as reading blueprints, installing and maintaining wiring, inspecting electrical components or identifying and repairing electrical problems. Different career opportunities for workers in the electrical trades include inside wiremen, outside linemen, residential wiremen and installer technicians. Students who enter this course will earn their NCCER core & electrical 1 certification, OSHA 10.
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|Course No.||Course Title||Credits|
|ET100||Introduction to Electrical Technology||3|
|ET201||Low Voltage Applications||7.5|
|ET202||Service and Special Applications||7|
|ET203||Math and Home Automation||3|
|ET204||Solar and Energy Storage||7|
|ET205||Standby Power Systems||7|
|ET207||Troubleshooting Motors and Machine Control||7|
|ET208||Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers||7|