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Industrial Electricity Certificate

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Program Start Date: Fall or Spring Term
Minimum Program Length: 42 academic weeks; 3 terms day or evening; 32 credits
Curriculum Code: 70998

Program Description

Industrial electricity students study electrical theory. They also learn electrical and electronic circuits, motor controls and programmable logic controller fundamentals.

Practical Experience

Students gain experience constructing electrical circuits, using test equipment, operating motor controllers and working with programmable controllers.

Professional Opportunities

Electrical/electronic equipment installer, electronics salesperson, electrical maintenance person, general electrical worker.

Unique Aspects

Courses from this certificate will apply towards an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Industrial Electronics or Automated Manufacturing Technology. In addition, there is an opportunity to obtain national certification through the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) in an assortment of modules related to the field of industrial electricity/electronics.

EEDA Career Cluster:

Manufacturing; Transportation, Distribution & Logistics; Architecture & Construction; Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Course Requirements

Total Credits: 32

Semester Display

Total Credits: 32

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  1. Apply safe workplace practices regarding electricity.
  2. Apply basic formulas for electronics and electricity.
  3. Develop basic trouble shooting techniques for electronic and electrical circuits.

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