Construction Trades: Electrical (Day)

This award is not eligible for Financial Aid

The Certificate of Competency (CCT) in Construction Trades: Electrical program is designed to provide beginning knowledge, safety, and skills in the electrical construction trade. This program is an introduction to common construction to include use of tools, safety, codes, installation of circuitry, equipment, construction drawings, and a basic understanding of electricity. Students can seek employment as electrical technicians on residential and commercial job sites. A Certificate of Completion and an Associate in Applied Science in Construction Trades are also available.

This is a Fast Track Certificate, which can be completed in two semesters or less.


Field of Interest
Applied Technology
Degree Type
Certificate of Competency (CCT)
Academic Plan
Construction Trades: Electrical (Day) (CER)
Academic Plan Code
Total Clock Hours Required
Effective Term
Fall 2023

This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

There is an equivalent certificate of completion and equivalent credit-hour courses available.

What You'll Learn
  • Practice Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards in daily work. (ELR131, ELR132, ELR133DC)
  • Recognize the interrelationships among the construction trades. (ELR131, ELR132, ELR133DC)
  • Describe the implications of working in construction trades. (ELR131, ELR132, ELR133DC)
  • Use, maintain and secure materials, tools and equipment according to professional standards. (ELR131, ELR132, ELR133DC)
  • Maintain the workspace according to professional standards. (ELR131, ELR132, ELR133DC)
  • Interpret construction plans to perform a task. (ELR131, ELR132, ELR133DC)
  • Perform calculations needed for the electrical trade. (ELR131, ELR132, ELR133DC)
  • Install electrical systems using appropriate codes and tools. (ELR131, ELR132, ELR133DC)
  • Maintain electrical systems using appropriate codes and tools. (ELR131, ELR132, ELR133DC)
  • Repair electrical systems using appropriate codes and tools. (ELR131, ELR132, ELR133DC)
  • Demonstrate efficient and quality work. (ELR131, ELR132, ELR133DC)
  • Effectively communicate with all stakeholders. (ELR131, ELR132, ELR133DC)
  • Effectively work within a team structure. (ELR131, ELR132, ELR133DC)
  • Demonstrate professionalism with conduct and ethics. (ELR131, ELR132, ELR133DC)
  • Demonstrate foundational computer skills. (ELR131, ELR132, ELR133DC)
Required courses
Course #Course TitleClock Hours
Clock Hours:420
ELR131Electrical Systems140
ELR132Distribution Panels, Wiring, and Circuit Protection in Electrical Systems140
ELR133DCConduit, Raceways and Termination in Electrical Systems140

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