The Electrical Wiring Maintenance program is designed to help students develop technical knowledge and skills related to the installation, repair, and maintenance of residential electrical systems. Students will learn how to diagnose and repair duplex receptacles, wall switches, lighting fixtures, 110 volt special purpose circuits, 220 volt range and dryer circuits, fire and smoke detector circuits, low voltage doorbell circuits, and more. Students will also learn how to correctly install junction boxes, subpanels, and/or a main breaker panel. In addition, students will learn how to interpret electrical drawings, diagrams, and schematics. Emphasis will be placed on making repairs in safe, efficient and productive manners.
Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:
- Explain the anatomy of an electrical system
- Examine and replace defective duplex receptacles, wall switches, and lighting fixtures
- Explain how to install and maintain junction boxes, subpanels, and/or a main breaker panel
- Interpret repair procedures for unique lighting plans and aluminum wiring branch circuits
- Develop professional documentation of tasks completed and customer relation skills
- Apply electrical wiring maintenance skills within governmental regulations and industry standards
Graduates will be awarded a Technical Certificate in Electrical Wiring Maintenance.
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