Industrial Electricity Certificate in Applied Science
Students of the Industrial Electricity program will demonstrate building science fundamentals, construction management theories and best practices through 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 program 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.
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.
Acceptable placement test score(s); high school diploma or GED not required
Type of Program
This program is located at Greenville Tech’s Barton Campus.
State Journeyman’s License (subject to passing exam)
Electrical construction, repair and plant maintenance, entry-level electrician positions, including residential wiring, as well as commercial/industrial applications
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|
|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|