Training in only    6 months   …

Training in only 6 months

 

Train as an Electrician in Only 6 Months

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Construction Electrician

CIP Code 46.0302

 

OVERVIEW:

  • Objective and Purpose: Provide training and education to students, introducing them to the electrical trade.

  • Length of time required for completion of the program: Twenty two (22) weeks classroom/laboratory.

  • Additional requirements for completion: Final Grade Point Average (GPA) of seventy (70%) or above.

  • Type of Certificate awarded: Certificate of programs completion from The Training Center of Central Texas.

  • Employment of electrical installers nationwide is estimated to need an additional 78,000 workers

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The Training Center of Central Texas’ Electrician Training Program is a twenty-two week, five module course designed to provide students with the training and skills necessary for careers in the electrical field. The course begins with an introduction to the NEC and electrical theory fundamentals, then goes into construction practices, safety, and jobsite conditions. The course will focus on residential, commercial, and industrial trade practices, as well as the topics of grounding, bonding, complex switching and controls, motors, transformers, and construction management. There are scheduled lab days which will demonstrate installations and develop students’ skills with installations. Certificate holders will be able to immediately join a workforce which is projected to require an additional 78,000 skilled workers and will be confident and competent to contribute to planning and execution of an electrical construction project. Upon graduation of the course, the student will be able to be a productive and skilled member of the electrical trade in any aspect of the trade which appeals to them.

MODULES: CLOCK HOURS | LECTURE/LABORATORY/TOTAL

  1. ELEC 101: ELECTRICAL FUNDAMENTALS | 60/20/80

  2. ELEC 102: RESIDENTIAL WIRING | 45/25/70

  3. ELEC 103: COMMERCIAL WIRING | 90/50/140

  4. ELEC 104: SPECIALTY LOCATIONS | 90/40/130

  5. ELEC 105: MANAGEMENT & PRODUCTIVITY | 45/25/70

TOTAL HOURS | 330/160/490

 
 
 

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OUR MISSION

We will deliver unparalleled education and skills training programs for high-demand occupations that result in  rewarding  careers for all of our students

Our school, instructors and staff are approved and certified by Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) and Career Colleges & Schools of Texas (CCST)

 
 

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Course Objectives:

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ELECT 101 – ELECTRICAL FUNDAMENTALS

Objectives:

  1. Use of Ohm’s Law to mathematically find variable in electric equations

  2. Demonstrate ability to use the NEC codebook to reference regulations

  3. Demonstrate knowledge of material types and requirements

  4. Demonstrate knowledge of multimeters and tools

  5. Learn AC & DC circuit fundamentals

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ELEC 102 – RESIDENTIAL WIRING

Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate residential specific knowledge of the NEC

  2. Demonstrate knowledge of grounding and bonding of a residential system

  3. Demonstrate the ability to wire a residence

  4. Identify materials specific to the residential sector

  5. Proper use of AFCI and GFCI protection

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ELEC 103 – COMMERCIAL WIRING

OBJECTIVES:

  1. Demonstrate ability to run conduit

  2. Demonstrate ability to pull and terminate wires

  3. Demonstrate ability to read blueprints

  4. Understand safe underground installation procedures

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ELEC 104 – SPECIALITY LOCATIONS & MOTORS

Objectives:

  1. Understand how to classify hazardous locations

  2. Learn differences between installation standards

  3. Demonstrate ability to make terminations on motors

  4. Demonstrate knowledge of complex switching

  5. Learn how to use PNID drawings

  6. Be able to identify and install different types of light fixtures

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ELEC 105 –MANAGEMENT & PRODUCTIVITY

Objective:

  1. Demonstrate ability to layout a set of blueprints

  2. Understand the importance of managing material and manpower

  3. Understand the keywords and schedules of the prime contractor

  4. Demonstrate ability to file RFIs

  5. Understand inspections and punch lists

 
 

 We Accept Funding From The Following Sources for those who qualify:

GI BILL®,  MYCAA, DARS,  NO INTEREST TUITION  PAYMENT PLAN AND ACADEMIC LOAN FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR QUALIFIED STUDENTS

 
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“There has never been a better time to be an electrician. Good employment prospects, increasing pay levels and competition to attract top talent are all features of our industry.”

*source: Electric TV -The Future is Bright for Electrical Workers


Projected Number of Electrician Jobs: 2018 to 2028

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

2018 Median Pay for Electricians

$55,000 per year

$26.53 per hour

Job Outlook for Electricians

Employment of electricians is projected to grow 10 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations. As homes and businesses require more wiring, electricians will be needed to install the necessary components.

*source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

 
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