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Target Student: Grades 11 & 12
Course Length: 2 years
Credits: Up to 4 per year in CTE or a combination of CTE and integrated academic credit for career and financial management, math and science.
 
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Electrical Wiring Technology
 
Teacher at Charles H. Bohlen Technical Center:
James Rehley
 

Teacher at Howard G. Sackett Technical Center:
Mathew Dillabough
 
 

Electrical Wiring Technology  (Bohlen & Sackett Career & Tech Centers)

Experienced electricians are in serious demand. Here’s your opportunity to learn about the field in a hands-on, cutting edge two-year program. In the first year, it’s all about residential wiring techniques. You’ll build at least 40 different electrical wiring circuits within the first 10 weeks and also study conduit bending, AC/DC theory and national electrical code. Build on that knowledge in year two as you focus on commercial/industrial maintenance wiring, including installing and repairing conduits, motors, light fixtures and more. An internship experience with a local business adds to your skills. You’ll be prepared for entry-level employment or post-secondary education. This course is also open to adult students. High school students are given first priority for enrollment.

 

Sample units of study

  • Basic safety
  • Introduction to hand tools and power tools
  • Introduction to construction math
  • Blueprint reading and electrical construction drawings
  • Electrical circuits
  • Device boxes, conductors and cables
  • Grounding and bonding
  • Circuit breakers, fuses and control systems

 

Career opportunities

  • Construction
  • Residential/hospital maintenance
  • Motor manufacturing
  • Electrical supply houses
  • Surveillance/security system installation
  • Electrician

College/other partners

  • Jefferson County Community College
  • SUNY Delhi
  • Local 910 IBEW
  • Students can earn a 10-hour safety card issued by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), as well as the two-year National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certifications. 
Electrical Wiring
 
 
 
 
 

 

Last Modified on December 23, 2016
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