The Residential Electrician certificate provides opportunity for students interested in working in the residential construction and building maintenance industries. Students will obtain skills and fundamental theories in all elements of electrical residential construction including the installation of service entrance equipment, branch circuit conductors, device boxes, panel enclosures, overcurrent protective device (circuit breakers),lighting, smoke detectors, fixtures, low voltage and residential solar rooftop & electrical solar system installation. The Residential Electrician program uses the National Center for Construction Education Research (NCCER)curricula that includes competency-based assessments. NCCER is a national industry-recognized credential with the Department of Apprenticeship Standards(ADS). Students completing this certificate will be able to register with the Department of Apprenticeship Standards as an Electrician Trainee (ET).
The estimated completer projection if students annually is 15.
The certificate program is being revised as recommended by the program advisory committee to better align with industry needs and certifications. The revised program now includes renewable energy course work, OSHA certification, and internship. Local LMI also supports this new program.
The revised program requirements were vetted and supported by the local advisory committee.
(Y1 or S1)
|BLDC 101||Safety Standards |
|RWIR 110||Electrical Principles||4||Y1 Fall|
|EWIR 115||Electrical Wiring and Protection||4||Y1 Spring|
|ELTR 120||Electronic Devices||4||Y1 Fall|
|ELTR 140||Electronic Circuits & Semiconductors||4||Y! Spring|
|RNEW 150||Solar Energy Systems PV 1||3||Y1 Fall|
|RNEW 151||Solar Electrical Systems PV 2||3||Y 1 Spring|
|WE 220||Internship||1||Y 1 Spring|
Tina Ngo Bartel · 03/06/21
Imperial Valley College submitted the appropriate LMI from the COE. There is a supply gap (52 annual job openings), entry-level wages average $18.02 per hour. Based on available LMI, the COE supports the program modification.
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