Electrical Technology


ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY provides leading edge technical training in all phases of residential and commercial wiring.  Students receive instruction in safe and proper operation of tools and power equipment, reading electrical plans and specifications, and employability skills required in a 21st century work environment. Students experience wiring residential and commercial structures, introduction to energy saving techniques and alternative energy sources. Students are prepared for the successful completion of the Vermont Electrical Apprenticeship I & II exams.

ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY PROFICIENCIES

Electrical Technology

  • Introduction to Electrical Workplace Hazards & Personal Safety
  • Introduction to Electrical Theory
  • National Electric Code: Use & Understanding of Requirements
  • Wiring Methods
  • Circuit Quantities & Design
  • Lighting & Devices
  • Pipe Bending

Technical Math

  • Modeling
  • Number & Quantity
  • Algebra
  • Statistics & Probability
  • Proportional Reasoning

Technical Science

  • Physical Sciences: Structure/ Properties of Matter, Forces, & Interactions
  • Physical Sciences: Energy, Waves, & Electromagnetic Radiation
  • Engineering, Technology, & Application of Science

English and Literacy 

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Speaking & Listening
  • Language & Usage

Global Citizenship

  • Inquiry 
  • Civics
  • Economics
  • Consumer Math

 Technical Health

  • Core Concepts
  • Self-Management

Employability Skills

  • Attendance
  • Safety & Appearance
  • Performance
  • Workmanship
  • Interpersonal Relationships
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  •  Lifelong Learner

POTENTIAL INDUSTRY RECOGNIZED CREDENTIALS

  • OSHA 10
  • Vermont Electrical Apprenticeship I
  • Vermont Electrical Apprenticeship II
  • Alive @ 25
  • Green Apple Labs – Greenlee Tools Certifications

 

POTENTIAL CAREER & TECHNICAL STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

  • FFA
  • Future Business Leaders of America
  • National Technical Honors Society 
  • SkillsUSA