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Available at: CB Coreil, Gulf Area, Lafayette, Morgan Smith, Teche Area, TH Harris

CIP 460302
Technical Diploma (TD), Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS),
Technical Competency Area (TCA)

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An application or re-application fee and a testing fee per component are charged for each Application for Admission submitted.

AAS requires a High School Diploma or GED; TD requires Ability to Benefit

Note: Transferable General Education Courses needed to meet the requirements for the AAS are offered through a collaborative agreement with South Louisiana Community College (SLCC).

This program does not have special considerations or information.

The objectives of the Electrician program are as follows:
  • To provide students with knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for employment in the field.
  • To provide an introduction to the occupation, shop safety, electrical safety hazards and prevention, and OSHA regulations, tools, and equipment.
  • To provide an introduction to the concepts of DC/AC electricity fundamentals; matter and atomic theory, a study of Ohms Law; series, parallel, and series-parallel circuits; and meters.
  • To identify the various types of conductors used in residential wiring and their uses.
  • To identify connections, the different types of boxes used, parts of a breaker panel and service entrance, switches and uses, and installation devices.
  • To provide an introduction to various methods of installing AC cable, EMT, rigid metallic conduit, PVC, and flexible and surface raceway.

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