Commercial Wiring (CW31)  Technical Certificate of Credit

Campus Locations: Vidalia, Swainsboro

The Commercial Wiring Technical Certificate provides instruction in the knowledge and skills necessary to perform wiring functions in a commercial setting.

Students may enter the program in any semester. The certificate may be completed in two (2) semesters. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 18 credit hours.


  • Submit a completed application;
  • Be at least 16 years of age;
  • Submit official high school/high school equivalent transcripts;
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
  • Satisfy Placement Testing requirements.

Program Costs

Costs are estimates and are subject to change.

  • Tuition/Fees: $1,824
  • Books/Supplies: $727
Curriculum Outline (18 hours)
Occupational Courses (18 hours) 18
ELTR 1020

(Prerequisites: None) (Co-requisite: None)Introduces the theory and application of varying sine wave voltages and current. Topics include: magnetism, AC wave generation, AC test equipment, inductance, capacitance, and basic transformers. A $10 fee is associated with this course due to the increased cost of copper and electrical components.

ELTR 1060

(Prerequisites: Provisional admission) Introduces electrical symbols and their use in construction blueprints, electrical schematics, and diagrams. Topics include: electrical symbols, component identification, print reading and scales and measurement.

ELTR 1080

(Prerequisites: None) (Co-requisites: None) This course introduces commercial wiring practices and procedures. Topics include: industrial safety procedures, the National Electrical Code, principles of grounding and bonding, commercial services, three-phase power systems, and electric motor fundamentals.

ELTR 1090

(Prerequisites: None) (Co-Requisites: None) This course is a continuation of the study in commercial wiring practices and procedures. Topics include conduit installation and system design concepts. A $15 fee is associated with this course due to the increased cost of electrical conduit and connectors.

IDFC 1007

(Prerequisite: Provisional admission) Provides an in-depth study of the health and safety practices required for maintenance of industrial, commercial, and home electrically operated equipment. Topics include: introduction to OSHA regulations; safety tools, equipment, and procedures; and first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

IDFC 1011

(Prerequisite: None) (Co-requisite: None) Introduces direct current (DC) concepts and applications. Topics include: electrical principles and laws; batteries; DC test equipment; series, parallel, and simple combination circuits; and laboratory procedures and safety practices.  A $10 fee is associated with this course due to the increased cost of copper and electrical components.


Industrial Electrical and Maintenance Technician Instructor
Vidalia - Blding A, Office 429/430 & Swainsboro - Blding 6, Office 6102/6103

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