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  Oct 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Electrical Systems Technology - Controls Certificate


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A 35 13 0 C3

Contact: (336) 334-4822, ext. 53023 

This curriculum is designed to provide training for persons interested in the installation and maintenance of electrical systems found in residential, commercial, and industrial facilities.

Coursework, most of which is hands-on, will include such topics as AC/DC theory, basic wiring practices, programmable logic controllers (PLC), industrial motor controls, applications of the National Electric Code and other subjects as local needs require.

Graduates should qualify for a variety of jobs in the electrical field as an on-the-job trainee or apprentice assisting in the layout, installation, and maintenance of electrical systems.

Program Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the Electrical System Technology certificate, a graduate should be able to:

  • Interpret electrical prints, schematics and diagrams
  • Repair electric motors and controls
  • Maintain industrial PLCs
  • Demonstrate the professional employability skills that are expected in the workplace while maintaining safety

Fall Semester I


Total Credits: 5


Spring Semester I


Total Credits: 7


Summer Semester I


Total Credits: 3


Total credit hours required for certificate: 15


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