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Electrician

Certificate: Certificate in Applied Science, CAS

Overview

The Electrician Certificate is designed to introduce the students to the foundation theories that govern electricity. The students will become familiar with electrical codes, wiring, print reading, and perform electrical load calculations. Completion of this certificate prepares the student to be an entry-level electrician.

PROGRAM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
• ENG 155 or equivalent test scores

In the Real World

Electricians install, maintain, and repair electrical power, communications, lighting, and control systems.

Career Placement

At FDTC, we believe that education deserves results - that’s why we want to watch our students succeed in the real world. Florence-Darlington Technical College works diligently to match students with relevant jobs in our community so that they can put their hard-earned education to work. We partner with successful alumni and local businesses to ensure our students get the best possible career upon graduation. Our Career Services Office offers a variety of services to help students succeed including: resume coaching, on-campus recruiting & career fairs, online job postings, professional development workshops, personality evaluations, internship placement assistance, and other online career building resources. We encourage all students to schedule a meeting with a Career Services Coach at (843) 661-8075 to explore their post-graduation opportunities. Find out about what Career Services can do for you. What does your future look like?

Learning Goals/Objectives

Graduates will:
• Apply safe work practices.
• Demonstrate basic DC and AC theory applications.
• Apply the National Electric Code to a residential/ industrial example
• Wire a residential/industrial example

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