• Electrical Technology

     
    Students in this course are dually enrolled and have the opportunity to earn college credit through Kalamazoo Valley Community College. This course provides instruction and training in the areas of applied electricity, residential wiring and code, and safety and first aid. Students will learn basic electrical theory and practices as well as wiring theory and gain lab experience. Upon successful completion of this course, the student should have the knowledge and ability to wire a residence according to the national electrical code. Throughout the program, students gain valuable practical experience working on residential, commercial and industrial wiring. Students interested in this class should enjoy working with mathematical formulas and algebraic concepts.
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    Credits & Certifications

    • 2nd World Language Credit
    • 3rd Science Credit
    • 4th Related Math Credit
    • Dual Enrollment: Kalamazoo Valley Community College
    • College Credit: Baker College
     

    Eligibility & Prerequisites

    • This course is for dual enrolled 12th grade students
    • Students provide own transportation
    • Students must follow dual enrollment policies and expectations at Kalamazoo Valley Community College
    • Extended hours for internship, including loss of spring vacation
     

    Career Opportunities

    • Electrician
    • Lineworker
    • Alternative Energy
    • Security System Technician