Residential Wiring Technician Technical Certificate of Credit


Campus Locations: Vidalia
The Residential Wiring Technical Certificate prepares students for employment in the construction industry as qualified residential wiring technicians.

The standard curriculum for the Residential Wiring Technician Certificate program is designed for the semester system. Students may enter the program in any semester term. The program may be completed in two (2) semesters. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 13 credit hours.

Requirements

  • 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: $1,848
  • Books/Supplies: $631
Curriculum Outline (13 hours)
Occupational Courses (13 hours) 13
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.

3
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.

2
ELTR 1205

(Prerequisites: None) (Co-requisites: None) Introduces residential wiring practices and procedures. Topics include print reading, National Electrical Code, wiring materials and methods and control of luminaries, and receptacle installation. A $15 fee is associated with this course due to the increased cost of copper and electrical components.

3
ELTR 1210

(Prerequisites: None) (Co-requisites: None) Provides additional instruction on wiring practices in accordance with the National Electrical Code. Topics include: single and multi-family calculations, single and multi-family service installations, sub panels and feeders, and specialty circuits. A $15 fee is associated with this course due to the increased cost of copper and electrical components.

3
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.

2
Faculty
Advisor

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

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