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Construction Electricity Course Description

This program is designed for students who have successfully completed Residential Wiring who desire a two-year course of electrical studies while offering seniors an option to study Residential Wiring [see above] during the AM session. Topics for Construction Electricity will include electrical theory, safety/OSHA job-site regulations, commercial/industrial wiring methods, circuit loading calculations, hand & power tool usage, service entrance installation/calculations, and introduction to electric motors/controllers.

Prerequisite:

Course B Math or concurrent enrollment. Students are also required to purchase their own hand tools, uniform, work boots, and National Electrical Code textbook.

 

Career Opportunities:

 
  • Inside Wireperson
  • Utility Company Line Repairperson
  • Transportation Electrician
  • Electrical Maintenance Person
  • Cable Splicer
  • Communication Installer & Repairperson
  • Electrical Inspector
  • Motor Repairperson
  • Electrical Wholesale/Retail Salesperson
  • Post Secondary Education
    • Apprentice Programs
    • College/Technical School
    • Military

    Units of Study:

     
    • Safety
    • Basic Theory of Electricity
    • Control Equipment
    • Inspection Requirements
    • Residential Wiring Methods
    • Commercial Wiring Methods
    • Testing Equipment
    • Stage Lighting
    • Troubleshooting
    • Motors, Generators & Transformers
    • Schematic & Blueprint Reading
    • Low Voltage Control Circuits
    • Job Estimating
    • Electrical Codes
    • Pipe Bending

     

     

    Quick Reference Guide:
    Engineering and Technology: Electrical Construction Technology

    Approved for Technical Endorsement on Regents Diploma Yes, on completion of two years
    Credits for Two Year Program 8 units for two years, 4 units for one year
    Integrated Academic Credits Mathematics- 1 credit over two years
    English - 1 credit over two years
    Specialized Academic Credits Science-1 credit over two years
    National Competency Exam NOCTI – Electrical Occupations
    Work Based Learning Experience Capstone internships with local businesses
    Articulations SUNY Delhi, Alfred State-SUNY College of Technology, Hudson Valley Community College
    Prerequisite General academic
    Pull-Out Academics Available MST