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Learn to install, operate, maintain, and repair electric systems such as residential, commercial, and industrial electric-power wiring; and DC and AC motors, controls, and electrical distribution panels. Includes the principles of electronics and electrical systems, wiring, power transmission, safety, industrial and household appliances, job estimation, electrical testing and inspection, and applicable codes and standards.

Program/Major/Concentration Codes: CRTELE/ELE1

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes

What can I do with this certificate?

Career options: Apply for entry-level positions in building and construction trades.

Academic options: Continue your studies by taking classes in the Building and Construction associate's degree program.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Program Requirements 2019-2020


Required Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

 Course # Course Title Credits
BCT 105* Professionalism in Service, Construction Math, Basic Rigging 3
BCT 107* Basic Safety, Hand and Power Tools, Blueprint Reading 3
BCT 120 Blueprint Reading for Construction 3
BCT 135 National Electrical Code Residential Wiring Applications 4
BCT 172 Electrical I 4
BCT 173 Electrical II 4
BCT 174 Electrical III 4
Subtotal 25

Required Support Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
CSA 100 Computer Literacy 1
GTM 105 Applied Technical Mathematics 3
GTW 101 Writing for Trades and Technical Occupations 3
STU 100 College Success and Career Planning 1
Subtotal 8
Total 33

* BCT 100, 112, and 115 substitute for BCT 105.  BCT 111, 113, and 114 substitute for BCT 107.