Program Details

This program uses a combination of distance education for online ‘theory’ courses and hands-on campus lab courses to teach entry-level electrician skills like understanding circuitry, safety practices, and basic electrical theory. The program builds on th
Location:
Cherry Hill, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Undergraduate Certificate
Specialty:
Electrical Technology, Electrical Technology

Program Overview

Program Description:

This program uses a combination of distance education for online ‘theory’ courses and hands-on campus lab courses to teach entry-level electrician skills like understanding circuitry, safety practices, and basic electrical theory. The program builds on that basic knowledge with hands-on training in designing, wiring, and troubleshooting systems like burglar alarms and motor control circuits commonly used in the home environment. Skills gained include: reading blueprints, residential wiring, basic knowledge of electrical codes, telecommunications, wireless network setup, and OSHA requirements.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

Students who successfully complete the program will be able to: install, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain modern computer network and telecommunication cabling systems; install and set up media management systems and conduct user training of audio, video, and data systems; understand the electrical characteristics of storage batteries, AC/DC distribution and loading and the entire energy management system; install, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain residential electrical systems (including heating and cooling controls, motor control circuits, burglar alarms, lighting, and appliances); understand ground fault currents and code requirements for ground fault protection; interpret blueprints of electrical systems; and know and understand applicable regulations including OSHA guidelines and the National Electrical Code (NEC).

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools

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