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Electrical Technology

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This program is designed to provide entry-level skills into the electrical field. Student will learn basic electrical theory, how to install wiring systems in both residential and commercial applications using blue prints and the National Electrical Code. Safety is a major focus of instruction and students will learn basic wiring techniques and how to use the tools necessary to install the different systems. Real life application of electrical theory will be a daily component of the electrical program with many hands-on projects available for students to gain valuable experience. Each year the class will wire a modular home constructed by the Building Trades program as well as participating in a variety of projects in the classroom and around the school.

Skills Students Will Acquire

  • Blueprint Reading
  • Proper Installation of Wire, Conduit
  • Receptacles, Switches and Assorted Equipment
  • Proper Use of Hand and Power Tools
  • Safety in Handling Electrical Systems
  • Knowledge of National Electrical Code

Graduates of the Electrical Program will receive credit for the 576 classroom hours required for their journeyman's license as well as National Certifications available as a result of successful completion of the units in their National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCER) curriculum. Students will also be licensed as a helper.

What do Electricians do?

  • Wire new homes
  • Update existing structures
  • Work in the construction field for companies like Cianbro and Bath Iron Works
  • Maintain electrical systems in industrial settings
  • Work in the telecommunications field

Entry Level Job Opportunities

  • Helper
  • Apprentice
  • Construction
  • Maintenance Electrician
  • Journeyman
  • Master Electrician


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Steve Vachon




800 High Street • Bath , ME 04530 • Phone: 207-443-8257 • Fax: 207-443-8256

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