This one-year program prepares students to take the state electrician journeyman exam and provides basic training in electrical skills.
Students will learn about direct and alternating currents, resistance, magnetism, inductance and capacitance; troubleshoot electrical circuits; and apply national, state and local electrical codes to the industrial wiring process. This program is offered at our Chester campus.
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Spring Semester to Begin Remotely
Due to the current spread of COVID-19 in our area, the college’s spring semester classes will begin remotely. Through January 29, classes scheduled to meet on-campus will be held through Zoom. The college’s student services offices will also continue to offer remote services on the weekdays during this timeframe. Very limited staff will be on campus, and students are encouraged to access services remotely. Students needing assistance may contact the Help Hub. Learn more.