Electricians install and maintain electrical systems that are essential for life in the 21st Century. As the sophistication of these systems has increased, so has the demand for skilled workers with the training and experience to design, install, troubleshoot, and repair these systems. The Electricity program prepares students for electrical careers in residential, commercial, and industrial settings. Students begin with the basics of residential wiring and over their four years in the program acquire skills in more advanced electrical work including photovoltaic (solar) wiring, programmable logic controls, burglar and fire alarm wiring, and network wiring. Further education after high school, or entry right into the work force, are both viable options for our students after completion of the Electricity program.
CERTIFICATIONS AND AFFILIATIONS
Students completing the Electricity program are eligible to receive the following certifications:
- Journeyman’s Electricians License
- SkillsUSA Work Force Ready System certification
- The U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) General Industry Safety and Health Certification.
The Electricity program adheres to the State Vocational Standards set forth by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The standards are met by following the McCann Electricity Curriculum.
Upon completion of the Electricity program students are prepared to undertake careers as residential electricians, commercial electricians, telecommunications installer, and utility company workers. With additional education and experience Electricity students can go on to become electrical engineers, electrical contractors, industrial electricians, fire alarm and security systems specialists, motor repair technicians, photovoltaic installers and technicians, HVAC technicians, telecommunications technicians and power linemen or linewomen.
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For more information from the U.S. Department of Labor about careers in Electricity click here.