Electrical Technology

Students in this program are prepared for entry level electrical and electronic careers. Their hands-on applications include green technology in the programs state-of-the art electrical laboratory. Modern training equipment is utilized to prepare the students for careers in the emerging "high-tech" electrical field. Technical knowledge includes; installing electrically energized residential, commercial and industrial systems, AC/DC motors, controls and electrical distribution panels. Through the program, students will have practical application and trouble shooting projects to apply the National Electrical Code.

 
Courses of Study
 
• Electrical Safety
• Tools and Test Equipment
• Fundamentals of Electricity
• Residential & Commercial Wiring
• Electronic Components & Circuits
• Rotating Equipment
• Electronic Control and Devices
• Programmable Controllers
• Transformers /Pneumatic Systems
• Hydraulic Systems
• Estimating & Project Management
Career Paths
 
• Construction Electrician
• Electrical Estimator
• Project Management
• Security Installers
• Fire Alarm Systems Installers
• Green Technology Technician

 

Certifications
• Residential Construction Academy Certification for House Wiring
• Residential Construction Academy Certification for Electrical Principles
• Pittsburgh Builder’s Association Certification
 
Articulated Credits
• Statewide
• Rosedale Technical Institute
Post Secondary Opportunities
 
• CCAC
• Indiana University of PA
• Penn Tech
• Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics
• Rosedale
• Rochester Institute of Technology
• WyoTech