• Electrical ConstructionElectrical 1
    and Maintenance

       The Electrical Construction Technology Program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills necessary to install, operate, maintain and repair residential, commercial and industrial electrical systems. Students will work with, DC and AC motors, controls, electrical distribution panels, circuit diagrams and use of electrical codes, blueprint reading, safety and first aid practices. Telecommunication, wind and solar trainers are also utilized. Mathematics, science and reading are essential for employment in the electrical trade. Employers often hire students who complete this program and usually start them at a more advanced level than those without this training. The use of books, catalogs and electronic resources are an important component of instruction.

    Topics of study:

    Personal Safety in Training Lab Solar Technology
    Residential Circuits and Components Blueprint Reading
    Commercial Electric Including Conduit Bending Jobsite Safety
    Industrial Motor Control Use of Hand and Power Tools
    Network Cabling Maintaining Electrical Systems
    Wind Technology Trouble Shooting

    Specialized Equipment:

    Basic and Advanced Electrical Trainers

    Conduit Bending Equipment
    Smart House Technology Trainers
    Analog and Digital Testing Equipment
    Motor Control Trainers and PLC Trainers

    Post-Secondary options:

    Pennsylvania College of Technology

    Luzerne County Community College
    Johnson College
    Triangle Technical College
    IBEW-NECA Local 81- Apprenticeship Program

    Career opportunities:

    Electrician’s helper

    Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, & Relay
    Security & Fire Alarm Systems Installers
    Electrical Power-Line Installers & Repairers

    Cooperative education opportunities:

    Local contractors