Electrical Career Area

Overview

This course involves training in electrical theory, practice and code. Students are taught the installation and repair of electrical systems for residential, commercial, and industrial applications. Upper-class students actually wire a house. Course leads to a license in this rewarding field.

The Freshman will learn shop safety, the proper use of hand tools, responsibilities and shop procedures, Right to Know Laws regarding use and storage of chemicals. They will start with low voltage projects and work their way through simple line voltage projects. The students will study the proper use and installation of materials and hardware, with an introduction to power tools....

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Freshman Year

  • Shop Safety
  • Shop Maintenance
  • Hand Tools Usage
  • Electron Theory
  • National Electrical Code

Sophomore Year

  • Residential Wiring
  • Data Networking
  • Job Estimating
  • Blueprints
  • Electric Heating

Junior Year

  • Safety Equipment on the Job
  • Outside Projects
  • Generators and Motors
  • OSHA
  • Co-op Opportunities

Senior Year

  • Outside Projects
  • Cost of Tools, Time, Labor
  • Industrial Transformers
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Co-op Opportunities
  • David Messier
  • Shop Instructor
  • Grades: 11 & 12
  • Ext. 4433
  • Justin Verham
  • Related Instructor
  • All Grade Levels
  • Ext. 4354
  • Todd Chalupka
  • Shop Instructor
  • Grades: 9 & 10
  • Ext. 4300
  • Bryant Lanctot
  • Teacher Aide
  • All Grade Levels
  • Ext. 4049