Energy Efficient Solar Panels

Mr. 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

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 field experiences.

Certification Available

  • Your Role in the Green Environment; Green Build Certification
  • NCCER Electrical 1

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 Guidance 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.


Electricity program shirts will be ordered after the start of class. The required uniform consists of the Electricity program shirt and long pants, jeans, or Dickie style and closed-toe shoes. Clothing will be in compliance with the Pasco County Schools dress code and will be strictly enforced.


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