Electrical

The Electrical Program covers the following disciplines; basic electrical circuitry, residential wiring, (including single and multiple unit), service entrances, basic industrial and commercial wiring, introduction to lighting installations, clock, and telecommunication systems. The course of study also includes blueprint reading, direct and alternating current motors, transformer connections and applications, relay logic and introduction to programmable logic controllers. The course consists of three hundred hours of electrical theory.

Course Offerings

Elec Applications 11

Course Numbers: 11144 (4.00)(C)
Type: High School
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
Counted In GPA:
Count In Honor Roll:

Electromechanical, Applications 11: In this course, students advance through Applications of Process Control Electronics.students will acquire the skills necessary to recognize and interpret industrial symbols, schematics, and industrial electrical curren


Elec Applications 10

Course Numbers: 11143 (4.00)(C)
Type: High School
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
Counted In GPA:
Count In Honor Roll:

Electromechanical, Applications 10: In this course, students develop hands on Applications of Programmable Logic Controllers. Students will participate in a hands-on course that develops their knowledge of analog and digital electronics. Students will rev


Elec Applications 12

Course Numbers: 11145 (4.00)(C)
Type: High School
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
Counted In GPA:
Count In Honor Roll:

Electromechanical, Applications 12: In this course, students will work on Industrial Robotics and Mechatronic System. Students will acquire the skills necessary to operate and define the capabilities of programmable controllers, applying the latest techno


Elec Applications 9

Course Numbers: 11142 (1.50)(C)
Type: High School
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
Counted In GPA:
Count In Honor Roll:

Electromechanical, Applications 9: In this course students are introduced to tudents will participate in a hands-on exploration of the basic concepts of electricity in AC and DC circuitry. Students will also study voltage, current, and resistance and the


Elec Mech Tech 10

Course Numbers: 11143 (4.00)(C)
Type: High School
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
Counted In GPA:
Count In Honor Roll:

Electromechanical Technology Grade 10: In this course, students will participate in a hands-on course that develops their knowledge of analog and digital electronics. Students will review oscilloscope theory and operation and digital multimeter operation and develop a working knowledge of passive and active electronic components and testing. Students will construct and run circuit simulation of digital and analog circuits using Multism Electronics Workbench software and will also construct the circuit in the lab, verifying circuit operation using test meters and an oscilloscope. Students will also explore the application of AC and DC motors and their methods of speed control.


Elec Mech Tech 11

Course Numbers: 11144 (4.00)(C)
Type: High School
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
Counted In GPA:
Count In Honor Roll:

Electromechanical Technology Grade 11: In this course, students will acquire the skills necessary to recognize and interpret industrial symbols, schematics, and industrial electrical currents. Students will study wiring series and parallel circuits as they relate to industrial uses; fuses and circuit breakers; transformers; and alternating current. Students will explore pneumatics and hydraulics, as well as fundamentals of gasses and power fluids. Students will develop troubleshooting techniques for mechanical and electrical equipment utilities in the Industrial Maintenance. Students will operate and define the capabilities of programmable controllers, applying the latest technology.


Elec Mech Tech 12

Course Numbers: 11145 (4.00)(C)
Type: High School
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
Counted In GPA:
Count In Honor Roll:

Electromechanical Technology Grade 12: In this course, students will acquire the skills necessary to operate and define the capabilities of programmable controllers, applying the latest technology in industrial computer use, including creating programs utilizing relays, switches, and timers. Students will construct typical wiring diagrams for push button control stations and will include start/stop control wiring diagrams of single stations; multiple stations; jogging and industrial plant application. Students will explore pneumatics and hydraulics, as well as fundamentals of gasses and power fluids. Students will develop troubleshooting techniques for mechanical and electrical equipment utilities in the Industrial Maintenance.


Elec Mech Tech 9

Course Numbers: 11142 (1.50)(C)
Type: High School
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
Counted In GPA:
Count In Honor Roll:

Electromechanical Technology Grade 9: In this course, students will participate in a hands-on exploration of the basic concepts of electricity in AC and DC circuitry. Students will also study voltage, current, and resistance and the relationship of these quantities in Ohm's and Watt's laws pertaining to series and parallel circuits with resistors, capacitors, and inductors. Students will explore the topic of magnetism and electromagnetism and their application to transformers; relays; solenoids; DC motors and AC motors. Students will become competent in the use of Multisim Electronics Workbench and Automation Studio, which are used to design, simulate, and animate AC and DC circuits. Students will participate in laboratory experiences to create projects and use instruments to measure electrical quantities and safety procedures.


Elec Theory 10

Course Numbers: 11047 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
Counted In GPA:
Count In Honor Roll:

Electromechanical Theory, 10: In this course, students will have an introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers.


Elec Theory 11

Course Numbers: 11048 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
Counted In GPA:
Count In Honor Roll:

Electromechanical Theory 11: In this course, students progress through automated Process Control Electronics.


Elec Theory 12

Course Numbers: 11049 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
Counted In GPA:
Count In Honor Roll:

Electromechanical Theory 12: In this course, students are industrial Robotics and Mechatronics Systems RT12


Elec Theory 9

Course Numbers: 11046 (0.25)(C)
Type: High School
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
Counted In GPA:
Count In Honor Roll:

Electromechanical Theory 9: In this course, students learn the fundamentals of Engineering Math.


Electrical 10

Course Numbers: 11139 (4.00)(C)
Type: High School
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
Counted In GPA:
Count In Honor Roll:

Electrical Grade 10: In this course, students will engage in residential blueprint reading and development. Students will study hydraulic pipe bending; expanded wiring methods; and material applications.


Electrical 11

Course Numbers: 11140 (4.00)(C)
Type: High School
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
Counted In GPA:
Count In Honor Roll:

Electrical Grade 11: In this course, students will engage in industrial electrical installation practices and complete motor control projects using 2-wire and 3-wire pilot devices; and explore overcurrent protection for single and 3 phase motors.


Electrical 12

Course Numbers: 11141 (4.00)(C)
Type: High School
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
Counted In GPA:
Count In Honor Roll:

Electrical Grade 12: In this course, students will review electrical code and safety regulations. Students will develop blueprints for a multi-family home and wire it as part of low income development. Students will also explore photovoltaic installations.


Cooperative Education and Internship Opportunities

All eligible students have the opportunity to participate in Cooperative Education and Internship experiences at a variety of approved learning sites across the city in their junior and/or senior year. While the requirements and specific opportunities vary from school to school, and program to program, the structured combination of classroom based education and practical work experience provides students with the skills necessary to comfortably navigate the world of work. Some of the internship and cooperative education opportunities students have experienced include the following partnership/s:

  • Standard Electrical Supply
  • Ostrow Electrical Company
  • Coghlin Electrical
  • All Phase Electrical Supply
  • EBEW Local 96

Career Opportunities

  • Electrician
  • Mass Electric technician
  • Electric Supply
  • National Grid Technician
  • Cable TV Technician
  • Instructor
Translate