Electrical Power Technology


 electrical1 Opportunities:

  • Employment in trade or trade related occupations
  • Electrical Union
  • Associate Degree – Program of Studies
    • Westmoreland County Community College
    • Community College Allegheny County
    • Triangle Tech
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology
    • Penn State – Fayette Campus

Program Description:

The electrical technology program provides instruction on the installation of all types of wiring systems including residential, commercial and industrial facilities. Students will learn to layout, assemble, install, and test electrical components in wiring systems. The course also introduces students to basic robotic engineering, security systems and programmable logic controls (PLC’s). In addition to training as a construction electrician, students will also receive competencies as a maintenance electrician, teaching them to maintain the equipment they install. Graduates are not only limited to building trade construction but they are also prepared to enter maintenance, and industrial electrical occupations. Seniors are given the opportunity to complete the first year of apprenticeship with the Associated Builders and Contractors.

 
 electrical2 Career Possibilities:

  • Electrician
  • Maintenance Electrician
  • Electrical Inspector
  • Electrical Sales
  • Security Systems Technician