Each year of the Electrical apprentice program builds toward licensing readiness. The topics covered in this first year includes basic wiring, Ohm’s law, circuitry, conduit fill, bending, knots and rigging; motors; an introduction to blueprint reading; low voltage systems; and most important and present in every year’s curriculum--safety, tooling and applied math. IEC materials and texts included.
Prerequisites: High school diploma or equivalent; appropriate pre-entrance test score. Students should be working in the field with a licensed electrician willing to act as a sponsor. Access to the Internet is necessary as some percentage of class is conducted online.