Electrical Systems Technology

The Electrical Systems Technology curriculum is designed to provide training for persons interested in the installation and maintenance of electrical/electronic systems found in residential, commercial and industrial facilities.

Training, most of which is hands-on, will include such topics as AC/DC theory, basic wiring practices, digital electronics, programmable logic controllers, industrial motor controls, the National Electric Code, and other subjects as local needs require.

Graduates should qualify for a variety of jobs in the electrical and electronics field as an on-the-job trainee or apprentice assisting in the layout, installation, and maintenance of electrical and electronic systems.

Students enrolled full-time and making satisfactory progress should complete this program in five semesters. Additional time may be needed to achieve minimum requirements in English, math or science.

This program offers:

  • Electrical Systems Technology AAS Diploma
  • Electrical Systems Technology Diploma
  • Basic Wiring Certificate
  • Programmable Logic Controller Certificate
  • Industrial Controls Certificate
  • Photovoltaic Systems Certificate

Contact us for specific requirements.

Department Chair: Eddie Sherrod

Electrician Assistant
Journeyman Electrician
Industrial Controls Technician
Industrial Maintenance Electrician
Solar Photovoltaic Systems Installer
Instrumentation/Electronics Technician

Application Software for Tech
Motors and Controls
National Electric Code
National Electric Code Calculations
Diagrams and Schematics
Introduction to PLC
Industrial Electronics
Hydraulics/Pneumatics I
Blueprint Reading/Construction
Digital Electronics
Mechanisms
DC/AC Electricity
Residential Wiring
Commercial Wiring
Industrial Wiring
Instrumentation
PLC Applications
Industrial Safety

How Electricity Works
How to Install Electrical Systems
How to Control Equipment using PLC’s
How to Use Electrical Tools and Meters
How to Read Electrical Diagrams and Schematics

East Carolina University – B.S. Industrial Technology
UNC Charlotte – B.S. Electrical Engineering Technology