Electrical Trades

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  • First Year:

    Prin Const - HT3B5AS1 or HT3B5DS1 - 13004220 - 1 Credit - Semester-long Course

    • Principles of Construction is intended to provide an introduction and lay a solid foundation for those students entering the construction or craft skilled areas. The course provides a strong knowledge of construction safety, construction mathematics, and common hand and power tools. For safety and liability considerations, limiting course enrollment to 15 students is recommended. This course also provides communication and occupation skills to assist the student in obtaining and maintaining employment.

    Elect Tech 1 - HT3B6AS1 or HT3B6DS1 - 13005600 - 1 Credit - Semester-long Course

    • In Electrical Technology I, students will gain knowledge and skills needed to enter the workforce as an electrician or building maintenance supervisor, prepare for a postsecondary degree in a specified field of construction or construction management, or pursue an approved apprenticeship program. Students will acquire knowledge and skills in safety, electrical theory, tools, codes, installation of electrical equipment, and the reading of electrical drawings, schematics, and specifications.

     

    Second Year:

    Elect Tech 2 - HT4B5AY2 or HT4B5DY2 - 13005700 - 2 Credit - Year-Long Course

    • In Electrical Technology II, students will gain advanced knowledge and skills needed to enter the workforce as an electrician, a building maintenance technician, or a supervisor; prepare for a postsecondary degree in a specified field of construction or construction management; or pursue an approved apprenticeship program. Students will acquire knowledge and skills in safety, electrical theory, tools, codes, installation of electrical equipment, alternating current and direct current motors, conductor installation, installation of electrical services, and electric lighting installation.

     

    Dual Credit

    This course offers an opportunity for Dual Credit or Articulated Credit in-conjunction with El Paso Community College (EPCC).

    The Dual credit courses are:

    Junior Year:

    • Intro Electrical Safety/Tools [ELPT 1321]
    • Into to Elec Blueprint Reading [DFTG 1370]

    Senior Year:

    • Motor Control [ELPT 1341]
    • National Electrical Code 1 [ELPT 1325]

    Articulated courses allow a non Dual Credit student who earns an '85' or better to claim credit once they enroll at EPCC and file their degree plan in that specific field.

     

    Certifications

    A student in this Program of Study may earn an industry-recognized certification.

    Program Specific Certifications

    • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 30-hour Construction Authorization Card

    • Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Apprentice Electrician license (1st Year Students begin compiling 8,000 hours needed to obtain the Journey Electrician’s License). The cost of the license is $20.

    • National Center for Construction Education Research (NCCER) Core Curriculum and Electrical Level One Certification. The cost of the card is $5.

    For more information please see your CTE Counselor.

     

    Instructors

    Ramirez, Victor - Instructor