Electrical Construction

Electrical Construction instructs the student in layout, assembly, installation, and testing electrical fixtures and methods of wiring using local and National Electrical Codes.

Electrical Construction is approved as a Completer Program (a graduation requirement option).

Electrical Construction may grant 10 student service learning hours per level.


Instructors:

- Carroll Warner ( ccwarne@carrollk12.org )


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All of the construction programs are certified by the National Center for Construction. Students have the opportunity to become A.B.C. (Associated Builders and Contractors) Certified.

Accociated Builders and Contractors: Each construction program is associated with ABC. The following is from their website: "ABC, as the sole association in the United States devoted exclusively to protect the merit shop construction industry, truly represents the entire construction team. ABC members range from emerging companies to multi-billion-dollar international firms. It includes general contractors, specialty contractors in all areas of construction, industry material, equipment suppliers and professionals. Because of the broad diversity of its membership, ABC offers a tremendous array of services and programs to meet the specifice needs of its members."


Major Units of Study:

- Study of electrical theory

- Identification and use of electrical tools and materials

- Preparation of electrical connections

- Development of skills related to commercial and residential wiring

- Blueprint reading

- Study of electric motor control

- Commercial Wiring

- Electrical Connection

- Electric Motor Control

- Electrical Theory

- Identification of Electrical Tools and Materials

- National Electric Code


Continuing Education Opportunities:

- College

- Electrical Apprenticeship

- Trade/Technical Schools


Career Opportunities:

- Electrical Contractor

- Electrical Foreman

- Electrician Helper

- Electrical Inspector

- Electrical Supervisor


For more information about careers in the electrical construction field, please check out this link to the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Electricians