Electricty & Cabling

elecableELECTRICITY & CABLING I Course No. 8533


acecolorhswebvsacecolorhermemail2 years – 6 credits – Advanced Career Education (ACE) Center at Hermitage and Highland Springs and The Academy at Virginia Randolph

State Course Title: Electricity

Electricity and Cabling is designed to prepare students for entry into electricity-related occupations. Basic principles of electricity are stressed in the first year, with emphasis on residential wiring. Fundamentals are learned through the use of materials, tools and techniques used in installation, maintenance, electrical-maintenance-sign1and repair of electrical equipment. Students may spend time at actual construction sites. Students can earn one year of a four-year state/national approved apprenticeship program through this two-year class. Students will have the opportunity to earn the 10-hour OSHA certification, as well as the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certification.

The second year student continues the study of direct and alternating current (AC/DC), industrial electricity and motors, as related to practical laboratory work in home and industrial wiring. All projects include applied math, theory and fundamentals in the field of electricity. Students may participate in the construction of a house. With approval and recommendation of the teacher, students may spend time in actual work experiences during the second semester.

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Students have the opportunity to become certified in the following area(s):

  • Electricity & Cabling II

Cost to take the certification test is paid for by Henrico County Public Schools.

For questions please click here to email the Pre-Engineering and Industrial Careers, Agricultural Education, and JROTC Specialist or visit their page here.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics click here.

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