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.


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