Offered for 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th graders, the Electrical Operations Programs has been designed to provide students with entry level skills and knowledge to directly enter the workforce or pursue further education. The program incorporates a combination of theory lessons and practical experiences that provides instruction in: electrical theory, National Electrical Code, residential, commercial, and industrial wiring techniques, telecommunications, security, fire alarm, electrical maintenance. The importance of safety, quality, productivity, and teamwork is also emphasized in this program. WMCTC provides the opportunity for students to participate in the student built house project. Graduates may enter apprenticeship program to be trained as a highly paid journeyman electrician, or lineman. Electricians install, connect, test, and maintain electrical power systems for residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. Students can also further their education at a technical school or university to become an electrical systems technician, or an electrical engineer. The electrical occupations student should have good mechanical aptitude, manual dexterity, eye-hand coordination, able to distinguish between colors, mathematics fundamentals, and reading ability.
To view Electrical Occupation's Program of Study, as put forth by Pennsylvania Department of Education, please click here.