Industrial Electricity Certificate in Applied Science
The Industrial Electricity program prepares students for employment in the electrical industry. Students will be able to plan, install, troubleshoot, and repair commercial and residential electrical systems. This program prepares students for entry-level jobs as an electrician. Training equipment used include various meter types, common hand and power tools, conduit benders, motor control trainers, and assorted wiring devices.
The Industrial Electricity program will provide the college’s local service area and the global economy of the construction industry with a pool of skilled, entry-level electrician positions, including residential wiring, as well as commercial/ industrial applications that are consistent with the industry workforce needs. Students will become skilled, knowledgeable, productive employees, and life-long learners.
Students of the Industrial Electricity program will demonstrate building science fundamentals, construction management theories, and best practices through a practical “hands-on” and “real-world problem-solving” training curriculum that is consistent with the changing skill requirements of the construction industry. Students will demonstrate entry-level skills such as estimating, project management, scheduling writing, public speaking, blueprint reading, construction math, mechanical systems, and business law and ethics. Through planned evaluations from the program an advisory committee composed of representatives from local construction companies, the student will demonstrate professional skills of ethics and integrity while learning in a collaborative teamwork environment.
Acceptable placement test score(s); high school diploma or GED not required
Type of Program
Day or Evening
This program is located at Greenville Tech’s Barton Campus.
This program prepares students for entry-level electrician positions, including residential wiring, as well as commercial/industrial applications in the following areas:
- Electrical construction
- Plant maintenance
Visit our web page at https://www.gvltec.edu/industrial-electricity/.
Listed below is the ideal grouping of courses in order by semester. This plan assumes a full-time schedule. Note, however, that many variables can affect this plan, and not every course is offered every semester. Please see your advisor to map out your own personalized progression toward graduation.
Note: Please contact your advisor for recommended evening schedules.
|EEM 105||Basic Electricity||2|
|or ACR 106||Basic Electricity for HVAC/R|
|EEM 140||National Electrical Code||3|
|Total Semester Hours||5|
|EEM 151||Motor Controls I||4|
|EEM 215||DC/AC Machines||3|
|Total Semester Hours||7|
|EEM 165||Residential/Commercial Wiring||4|
|EEM 166||Commercial/Industrial Wiring||4|
|Total Semester Hours||8|
|Total Required Credit Hours||20|