Electricity

electricity

Program Description

The Electricity Program enables students to acquire skills and technical knowledge in planning, installing, troubleshooting, maintaining, repairing, and remodeling residential and commercial electrical systems.  It provides basic pre-apprenticeship training through journeyman license preparation.  This program of instruction includes blueprint symbols, notations, National Electric Code, basic electrical theory, renewable energy systems in solar, wind, and biofuels, and field experiences.

 

Certifications Available

Your Role in the Green Environment; Green Build Certification NCCER, OSHA 10 Hour

Electrical 1 NCCER Certification

Electrical 2 NCCER Certification – (Optional)

 

College Credit Award

Program completers may receive articulated credit toward an aligned certificate, A.A.S. or A.S. degree program at participating institutions in the Tampa Bay Career Pathways Consortium.  Details may be obtained from the Career Specialist and/or the School Counselor.

 

Career Information

Possible direct entry careers after high school:  Apprenticeship electrician, residential electrician’s helper

Possible careers after two years of postsecondary and/or on-the-job training:  Business owner, engineering technician

Possible careers after a four-year university degree:  Electrical engineer, teacher

 

Basic Exit Requirements

TABE Math Level 9                    TABE Language Level 9               TABE Reading Level 9

In order to be a program completer, some students must meet minimum math, language, and reading achievement level exit standards on the TABE, unless otherwise exempt, as established by the Florida Department of Education.  Additional information can be found on Page 5 of the MTC Catalog and/or obtained from the Office for Adult Technical Education.

 

Uniforms

Electricity program shirts will be ordered after the start of class.  The required uniform consists of the Electricity program shirt and long pants (no jeans), and closed-toe shoes and for Safety reasons, it will be necessary to purchase and wear safety glasses.  Proper uniform and safety equipment must be worn every day for participation in program activities.  Failure to be in proper uniform will hinder student progress.  Clothing will be in compliance with the Pasco County Schools dress code and will be strictly enforced.

 

Supplies

Information regarding tools and supplies required for this program will be discussed in detail during the first week of class.

 

Important Links

Program Instructor

Donald Blake, Instructor

Bachelor of Science in Technical Education, University of South Florida

State of Florida Unlimited Electrical Contractor’s License

30+ Years In-field Experience

Building 6, Room 06-002

 

Contact

Kim Dunn, Career Specialist

727-774-1703

kdunn@pasco.k12.fl.us