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 Degree
  • 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

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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

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