CTECS Electrical program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to install, operate, maintain, and repair electric apparatus and systems such as residential, commercial, and industrial electric-power, and DC and AC motors, controls and electrical distribution panels.  Low voltage wiring including CAT 6 is taught and practiced, along with instruction and use of test equipment.  The student will learn safe use of the hand/portable tools and materials of the trade; proper use of materials, theory for planning, layout, fabrication, and integration of electrical installation; theory for DC, AC and poly-Phase current transformers, transmission and their application, control and protective devices; safe use of ladders, staging, and scaffolds and national, state and local standards and codes including state licensing requirements.

  • Demonstrate Safety for both On and Off Campus production work
  • OSHA 10 / OSHA 30 credentialing
  • First Aid/CPR/AED credentialing
  • Understand career opportunities in the electrical career
  • Demonstrate proficiency in career related mathematics, reading, writing, vocabulary, and science
  • Understand electrical processes and materials
  • Demonstrate safe hand and portable tool uses.
  • Operates stationery equipment used in the electrical field.
  • Demonstrate basic electrical construction blueprint reading and sketching
  • Demonstrate skills for high quality residential/light commercial electrical construction
  • Understand and apply National Electrical Code and State of Connecticut Building Codes
  • Perform residential and commercial construction projects for customers off-campus
  • Demonstrate the ability to complete a job application and interview and to perform entry-level job readiness and electrical career skills
  • Students reaching an acceptable level of proficiency may be eligible for Work Based Learning (WBL)
  • OSHA 10 / OSHA 30 (1926)
  • First Aid/CPR/AED
  • Ladder and Scaffolding
  • Power Actuated Tool
  • NOCTI: Electrical
  • Arc Flash PPE Certification
  • BPI-Building Science Principals
  • Residential Electrician
  • Commercial Electrician
  • Industrial Electrician
  • Solar Photovoltaic Installations
  • Energy Conservation Representative
  • Electrical Maintenance
  • Voice/Video/Data installations
  • Low Voltage/Alarm / Surveillance Installations
  • Electrical Inspector
  • Electrical Lineperson
  • Electrical Sales Representative
  • Two or four year degree in Construction Management
  • Four year degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Students are also eligible to obtain apprenticeships in the follow areas:
  • E-2 Unlimited Electrical Journeyman
  • Electrician: Low Voltage (L-6)
  • Electrician: Low Voltage (C-6)
  • Electrician Telephone Interconnect (T-2)
  • Photovoltaic Electrician (PV-2)

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