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Electrical Systems Technology

Curriculum Description

Electrical Systems Technology
Career Cluster:      Architecture and Construction
Pathway:               Construction

Program Major    Electrical Systems Technology

Pathway Description and Program Major Description

This curriculum is designed to provide training for persons interested in the installation and maintenance of electrical systems found in residential, commercial, and industrial facilities.

Coursework, most of which is hands-on, will include such topics as AC/DC theory, basic wiring practices, programmable logic controllers, industrial motor controls, applications of the National Electric Code, and other subjects as local needs require.

Graduates should qualify for a variety of jobs in the electrical field as an on-the-job trainee or apprentice assisting in the layout, installation, and maintenance of electrical systems.

The following represents one way in which the certificate can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success. (CTE-Y C35130P1)


NC CIP: 46.0302
POS Approved: Fall 2020

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity REVISED REQUISITE 3 6 0 5
ELC 113 Residential Wiring REVISED REQUISITE 2 6 0 4
  Total: 5 12 0 9

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ELC 114 Commericial Wiring REVISED REQUISITE 2 6 0 4
ELC 118 National Electrical Code 1 2 0 2
  Total: 3 8 0 6

Total Credit Hours: 15

Additional Information

2014FA New name and code. Program formerly known as Electrical/Electronics Technology C35220.