CERT - Occupational Certificate
Provides graduates with the essential skills required of an entry-level employee in the electrical wiring industry. Program curriculum is aligned with National Center for Construction Education Research standardized national skills standards for the construction trades.
Graduates will demonstrate basic knowledge in electrical wiring that will prepare them to obtain an entry-level position within the field and critical thinking skills in AWC’s General Education focus areas.
- Explain the obligations of workers, supervisors, and managers to ensure a safe work place (NCCER module 00101-09 – Basic Safety, subject to revision).
- Discuss the importance of following general safety rules, knowing first-aid, selecting proper Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), proper grounding and the use of Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCI’s).
- Perform calculations to correct the power fact or of single-phase and three-phase circuits.
- Discuss the various local government ordinances and amendments.
- Perform proper installation of selected hardware and material.
- Draw electrical diagrams and wire circuits for the diagrams from two and three-wire control circuits, jog circuits and hand-off-automatic (HOA) controls, timers and sequential controls, and speed controls.
Recommended Program Map / Program Requirements
The recommended plan below meets the requirements to complete this program. For official requirements, visit the AWC Catalog. If the recommended classes listed below don’t fit your schedule or interests, you can take alternate classes.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Program
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Rev. 10/2022
First Semester: Fall
|TEC 100||Core Curriculum Introductory Craft Skills||5||Major Requirement|
|ECT 105||Basic Electricity||3||Major Requirement|
|ECT 110||AC/DC Circuits||4||Major Requirement|
Second Semester: Spring
|ECT 115||National Electrical Code||3||Major Requirement|
|ECT 205||Fixtures and Installation||4||Major Requirement|
|ECT 210||Control Circuits||4||Major Requirement|