Construction Electricity

  • Barry Tech | Engineering Technologies | Construction Electricity in Long Island

  • About This Course

    Students in this course will learn residential and commercial/industrial wiring in a shop equipped with mock-ups of residential buildings, and a motor control center, which simulates the commercial and industrial environment. Software applications will be used to supplement instruction. Electricians-in-training will learn the math and science needed to understand electricity in a practical, hands-on context. Students will practice installations using Romex and armored cable methods, and bend rigid and thin wall conduits. They will also gain experience working with specifications and electric codes as well as reading building plans and technical sketches. Alternative energy fundamentals, such as photovoltaic solar panels and wind energy, will be introduced.

  • Students Will Learn How to Install and Service

    • Chime systems and lighting fixtures
    • Conductors, cables and boxes
    • Electric heat
    • Motors, electrical controls and transformers
    • Switches and outlets

  • Course available: Grades 11–12
    Course length: 2 years
    Placement: Regular
    Location: Barry Tech or GC Tech


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