Industrial Electricity

About

The Industrial Electricity student will learn the National Electrical Code and how it applies to Industrial, Commercial, and Residential wiring. Among the topics covered will be Motor Control, Variable Speed Drives, Relay Logic, Transformers, Service Entrance Panels, PLC, and Residential Wiring.

Training equipment used include various meter types, common hand tools, conduit benders, motor control trainers, PLC trainers, assorted wiring devices, service entrance simulator, remote control hoist simulator, power tools, small robot, tachometer and megger.  Each students has his or her own computer with the necessary programs to learn about ac/dc, motors, troubleshooting motor control systems, to name a few.  The course includes bookwork, computer, and hands-on training. This program will also prepare the student to take the state Electricians test (LLE--Limited License Electrician).

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 16 Months
Clock Hours 1,728
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $5,124.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,075.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Electrician Helper432Certificate
Electrician Apprentice I864Certificate
Electrician Apprentice II1296Diploma
Industrial Electrician1728Diploma

Campus Locations

McMinnville Campus
241 Vo-Tech Drive
McMinnville, TN 37110

Job Duties

Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes. May install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 11,950

Current job openings per year: 1,580

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
Safety
Introduction to Basic DC Circuits/NEC/Meters
Series/Parallel Circuits
Switching Concepts
Soldering
Relays
Calculating Wire Type and Sizing
Ballasts
Bedroom, Garage, Appliance, Workshop, Range, Dishwasher Circuits
Second Trimester: 
Heat/AC
Fans
TV
Power Supplies
Wire Cable Types
Residential
NEC Definitions
Smoke Detectors
Fuses
Device Calculations
Home Automation
Photo Voltaic Systems
Plans/Drawings
Branch Circuits
3Way/4Way Switching
Photo Eye Circuits
Wire Ring Out
Third Trimester: 
Feeder Systems
Motors
Motor Control
Timers
Relays
Starters
Stepper Motors
Programmable Logic Controllers
Luminaires
Ballasts
Fourth Trimester: 
Plans (Substation, Feeder, Panel Boards)
Signaling Systems
Motor Types/Controls
Overload Sizing
Lightning Protection
PLC Program Development
Fiber Optics
Hazardous Locations

Certifications

EPA Section 608 Certification

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Mike Anderson
931-473-5587

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