Electrical Trades

Electrical Apprentice

Design, stage, and install commercial, industrial and residential wiring for power control systems form rough in to finish. Use logical thinking and math to interpret blueprints and layout design, as well as troubleshoot analog and digital circuits for safe and efficient operations.

Areas of Study:

  • OSHA-10 hr & Basic Safety in Construction/Electrical Safety
  • Electrical Power & Hand Tools & Equipment in Construction
  • Electrical Theory in Construction
  • Electrical Schematic & Blueprint Reading in Construction
  • Residential Wiring Methods
  • National Electrical Code
  • AC-DC Circuits in Construction
  • Workforce Staging
  • Commercial Wiring Methods
  • Industrial Wiring Methods
  • Motor Theory/Motor Control & PLC Circuits in Construction

Overview

Complete this class and be ready to work for a licensed electrician.

Hands-on projects help you understand the concepts of electricity in new construction and how to repair and replace old electrical systems. This class works on community projects, helps with construction trades projects, and remodeling projects around the campus.

You will finish prepared to work as an apprentice.

Graduates who work 4,000 hours as an apprentice will be eligible to sit for the residential journeyman exam and after 8,000 hours will be eligible to take the unlimited journeyman exam. Nationally certified by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).

 

We usually prefer to hire tech grads over applicants without tech school experience.
John Favalora, Favco Electric, Inc.

Central Tech is a great place for us to find workers, and for people to learn the electrical trade.
Justin Lee, BESCO