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Electrical Apprenticeship (Year 4)

Description

This class is offered in the fall. Please check back in mid-July for future available dates.

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What is Apprenticeship?

Apprenticeship is an occupational training that combines on-the-job experience with classroom instruction. Apprentices usually begin at half the salary of journeymen - those who have completed their training and have industry certification.

Apprentices receive pay increases as they learn to perform more complex tasks. When they become journeymen, they increase their chances of entering a well-paid job and may become supervisors or go into business for themselves.

Course Content

  • Electrical mathematics
  • Safety and accident prevention
  • Care and use of hand/power tools
  • Blueprint reading and electrical symbols
  • Introduction to National Electrical Code
  • Electrical fundamentals and basic theory, including A/C and D/C
  • Electric measuring devices
  • Wiring Methods
  • Low voltage and limited energy circuits
  • Industrial and commercial calculations
  • Motors, generators, and transformers
  • Practical circuits sketching
  • Lighting circuits
  • Fundamentals of electronics
  • Welding and cutting
  • High voltage distribution and equipment