Associated Certification Available through NCCER (Core and Level 1 Electricity)
The Electricity program provides high school students with the knowledge and skills to launch a career in electricity. Level 1 introduces basic skills, practices, and theories of electricity and its applications to circuits, devices, and materials. Topics include the national electrical code book, electron theory, direct current fundamentals, series/parallel circuits, power, alternating current fundamentals, and calculations for power, voltage, current, and resistance. Safety is emphasized as students learn to wire electrical circuits and equipment projects.
Level 2 provides students with advanced training in the techniques, processes, and theories introduced in Level 1. Electrical controls, blueprint reading, estimating, trouble-shooting, meter reading, advanced wiring projects, and special circuits are included.
Upon completion of level 2, students can continue their studies by entering the Work-Based Learning program.
Skills and career development through the National Center for Construction Education and Research’s (NCCER) training curriculum, provides students with industry-recognized credentials in a national registry. Students are also guided in preparing a resume, a portfolio, and employment interview skills. Completion of the Electricity program offers graduates many options for employment in the construction industry and college credits can be earned. There are several colleges that offer related courses leading to Associate of Arts or Bachelor of Science degrees.