Residential Wiring Technician (RW61) Technical Certificate of Credit
The Residential Wiring Technician program is designed to introduce students to residential wiring techniques. Upon completion, students will be ready to enter the electrical field as electrical apprentices.
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.
- 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.
Costs are estimates and are subject to change.
- Tuition/Fees: $1,848
- Books/Supplies: $631
|Occupational Courses (13 hours)||13|
|ELTR 1020Alternating Current Fundamentals
(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 $25 fee is associated with this course due to the increased cost of copper and electrical components.
|ELTR 1060Electrical Prints, Schematics, & Symbols
(Prerequisites: None) 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 1205Residential Wiring I
(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 $25 fee is associated with this course due to the increased cost of copper and electrical components.
|ELTR 1210Residential Wiring II
(Prerequisites: None) (Co-requisites: None) Provides additional instruction on wiring practices in accordance with the National Electrical Code. Topics include: single and multi-family load calculations, single and multi-family service installations, sub panels and feeders, and specialty circuits. A $25 fee is associated with this course due to the increased cost of copper and electrical components.
|IDFC 1007Industrial Safety Procedures
(Prerequisite: None) (Co-requisite: None) 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.
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