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Construction Technologies Career Field
ELECTRICAL & ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SYSTEMS
Get connected to careers in the electrical trades and alternative energy. 
 Student at work  Student checking the wiring  Student marking the wires  Students receiving instructions
Ohio College Tech Prep 
 
Credits: 
Year One - 3.0 elective, 1.0 Environmental Science (required) 
Year Two - 4.0 elective
 
Certification: students have the opportunity to acquire the following certifications:
  • OSHA 10-Hour Safety certification. 
  • National Center for Construction Education & Research - Level 1 Electrical
  • IC3 (Internet & Computing Core Certification)
Electricity is America's main source of energy and everyone is affected by it. The Electrical & Alternative Energy Systems program offers each student the opportunity to learn basic electrical skills and to progress to the cutting edge of 21st century technologies. The diversified coursework gives students a strong foundation in electrical systems installation and repair; lighting circuits; transformers; AC and DC motors; motor control circuits; using robots and programmable logic controllers as used in residential, commercial, and industrial applications. This program can be a stepping-stone. It provides students with skills they can use to earn money through work-based learning opportunities while they pursue advanced training. Students may earn college credits and continue their education at a four-year university, community college, technical institute, or registered apprenticeship program. Other programs in Construction Technologies career field: Building & Property MaintenanceConstruction Trades, and Heating & Air Conditioning.
 
Instructor: Irene Ward
Email Address: IWard@cvccworks.edu   
 What skills will I learn? What types of equipment are used & installed?
  • Electricity
    • Wiring basic electrical circuits
    • Installing switches, receptacles, outlets & conduit
    • Using robotic controllers
    • Reading & creating electrical blueprints
  • Renewable Energy Technology
    • Solar panel design, installation & wiring
    • Micro wind turbine installation & wiring
    • DC/AC current conversions
  • Automation Technology
    • Programmable logic controllers
    • Sensors
    • Building Sensors
    • Control software
  • Hand and power tools
  • Solar photovoltaic panels
  • Micro wind turbine
  • Diagnostic testing equipment
  • Computers
  • Controllers
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Find CVCC:
PHONE:
(440) 526-5200
ADDRESS:
8001 Brecksville Rd
Brecksville, OH 44141
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