Electrical Trades

Program Description

  • Learn basic A.C and D.C theory
  • Install and maintain low voltage systems
  • Apply electrical codes to install and maintain wiring circuits for residential, commercial, and industrial systems
  • Learn and operate industrial controls
  • Learn the fundamentals of solar and wind power energy
  • Enjoy hands-on learning in PLC (Programmable Logic Controls) applications
  • Install and troubleshoot electrical equipment

Course Topics

  • Electrical Equipment, Power, and Hand Tools
  • Wiring of Simple to Complex Electrical Circuits
  • Design and Set-up Electrical Circuits to Troubleshoot Problems
  • Use of Meters and Equipment
  • Wire Solar and Wind Energy Projects

Industry-Recognized Credentials

  • OSHA 10 Hour
  • NCCER (National Center for Construction & Education Research) Core/Level 1
  • CPR/First Aid

Career Opportunities

Entry Level (with high school diploma and career training)
  • Electrical Maintenance
  • Electrical Apprentice
Technical (with CTE training, associate degree, technical certification)
  • Journeyman Electrician
  • High-voltage Service Electrician
Professional (with Bachelor’s degree & beyond)
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electrical Inspector

Program Instructors

Bryan Moreland
Vanguard Tech Center
Elliot Coble
Sentinel CTC