Construction Technology Electrical Certificate of Completion

The Construction Technology Electrical Certificate of Completion provides students with the understanding and skills necessary to complete the initial stages of electrical wiring and grounding in building construction.  General topics include planning the electrical service; installation of panels; switches; receptacles; lighting; and other outlets. In addition, load calculations are used to size the electrical service for dwellings.  Safety procedures are emphasized as students participate in a practical lab or actual project site under close supervision of trade professionals.   

Students completing this certificate may seek an entry level career in the construction industry; pursue additional training in Framing Carpentry, Site Preparation and Layout, Plumbing Construction Technology, Concrete and Masonry, and Exterior Finishes.  Students may also apply for credit by exam to transfer into a credit certificate or degree in Construction Management, Building and Energy Systems Professional, or Architecture/Drafting.

Course Code Title Units
ACT 320Construction Safety0
ACT 321Site Preparation & Layout Essentials0
ACT 321ASite Preparation & Layout Lab0
ACT 331Electrical Fundamentals0
ACT 331AElectrical Fundamentals Lab0