In the study of electricity, students learn how to design, stage, and install electrical systems in a wide-range of residential and commercial structures.
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The Electricity program prepares students for a rewarding career as an electrician. Skills learned in lab include the use of tools, residential wiring, service entrance installation, commercial wiring, motor control circuits, and troubleshooting. In the related class, students learn electrical theory, electrical math, and blueprint reading. Students will become familiar with the National Electrical Code. Junior and senior coursework provides credit towards the ABC approved apprenticeship program.
A good background in math is helpful. Seniors may be eligible for the early placement and/or apprenticeship program, which provides on-the-job training and work experience.
There are ample employment opportunities for electricians.