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Electrical Technology

Mr. Kirkendoll
Mr. Kirkendoll


Instructor: Eddie Kirkendoll

Concentration: 1760 Electrical Technician

Program Brochure

Program Syllabus

Courses:
1756 Electrical Trades I
1757 Electrical Trades II
1758 Electrical Trades III
1759 Electrical Trades IV

Concentration Description:
The Electrical Technician concentration focuses on careers that will build a knowledge base and technical skills in all aspects of the Electrical Trades industry. Students will have the opportunity to earn NCCER certification for each skill set mastered and be exposed to skills to develop positive work ethics.

Course Descriptions:

1756 Electrical Trades I
This course introduces the student to the knowledge base and technical skills of the Electrical Trades industry. Electrical Trades I begins with the NCCER Core curriculum which is a prerequisite to all Level I completions. The students will complete modules in Basic Safety; Introduction to Construction Math; Introduction to Hand Tools; Introduction to Power Tools; Introduction to Construction Drawings; Basic Rigging; Basic Communication Skills; Basic Employability Skills; and Introduction to Materials Handling. Students will then begin developing skill sets related to the fundamentals of Electricity such as Orientation to the Electrical Trade; and Electrical Safety. Students utilize problem-solving techniques and participate in hands-on activities to develop an understanding of course concepts. Teachers should provide each student with real world learning opportunities and instruction. Students are encouraged to become active members of the student organizations, WV SkillsUSA. The West Virginia Standards for Global 21 Learning include the following components: Global 21 Content, Literacy and Numeracy, Entrepreneurship, and Technology Standards. All West Virginia teachers are responsible for classroom instruction that integrates learning skills, technology tools, and content standards and objectives.

1757 Electrical Trades II
Electrical Trades II will continue to build student skill sets in areas such as Introduction to Electrical Circuits; Electrical Theory; Introduction to the National Electrical Code ®; Device Boxes; Hand Bending; Raceways and Fittings; Conductors and Cables; Basic Electrical Construction Drawings; Residential Electrical Services; and Electrical Test Equipment. Students utilize problem-solving techniques and participate in hands-on activities to develop an understanding of course concepts. Teachers should provide each student with real world learning opportunities and instruction. Students are encouraged to become active members of the student organizations, WV SkillsUSA. The West Virginia Standards for Global 21 Learning include the following components: Global 21 Content, Literacy and Numeracy, Entrepreneurship, and Technology Standards. All West Virginia teachers are responsible for classroom instruction that integrates learning skills, technology tools, and content standards and objectives.

1758 Electrical Trades III
Electrical Trades III will continue to build student skill sets in areas of Alternating Current; Motors: Theory and Application; Electric Lighting; and Conduit Bending. Students utilize problem-solving techniques and participate in hands-on activities to develop an understanding of course concepts. Teachers should provide each student with real world learning opportunities and instruction. Students are encouraged to become active members of the student organizations, WV SkillsUSA. The West Virginia Standards for Global 21 Learning include the following components: Global 21 Content, Literacy and Numeracy, Entrepreneurship, and Technology Standards. All West Virginia teachers are responsible for classroom instruction that integrates learning skills, technology tools, and content standards and objectives.

1759 Electrical Trades IV
Electrical Trades IV will continue to build student skill sets in areas of Pull and Junction Boxes; Conductor Installations; Cable Tray; Conductor Terminations and Splices; Grounding and Bonding; Circuit Breakers and Fuses; and Control Systems and Fundamental Concepts. Students utilize problem-solving techniques and participate in hands-on activities to develop an understanding of course concepts. Teachers should provide each student with real world learning opportunities and instruction. Students are encouraged to become active members of the student organizations, WV SkillsUSA. The West Virginia Standards for Global 21 Learning include the following components: Global 21 Content, Literacy and Numeracy, Entrepreneurship, and Technology Standards. All West Virginia teachers are responsible for classroom instruction that integrates learning skills, technology tools, and content standards and objectives.

Available Certifications

• Jouneyman's Electrician
• OSHA

 

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