Electrical & Plumbing Construction Technology

About

The mission of the Electrical & Plumbing Construction Technology Program is to prepare students for a career as an electrician and/or plumber in the fast growing construction industry. Graduates of the Electrical & Plumbing Construction Technology program will possess a number of valuable skills such as electrical theory, residential/commercial print reading and wiring techniques, load calculations, conduit bending, National Electric Code, plumbing fixtures and installation, pipes and fittings, water distribution and drainage installations. Training includes both classroom (theory) and hands-on lab assignments designed to allow students to demonstrate the mastery of the core skills required for employment in the electrical and plumbing field.

Overview

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Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $3,936.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,427.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Residential Wiring Helper432Certificate
Residential and Commercial Wiring Helper 864Certificate
Plumbing Helper432Certificate
Residential & Commercial Electrician and Plumbing1296Diploma

Campus Locations

Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Crump Henderson-Chester Technology Center
1449 White Avenue
Henderson, TN 38340

Job Duties

Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes. May install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 11,950

Current job openings per year: 1,580

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
Worker Characteristics
Orientation, Safety, Alcohol Edu, and Haven Training
OSHA and Safety
Technology Foundations
Math Review
Tools (Swfety and Instruction)
Electrical Theory (Basic AC Theory and Ohms Law
National Electrical Code (NEC2011)
Residential Wiring Basic and Lab
Multi-Meters
Second Trimester: 
Worker Characteristics
Class Project Residential - Commercial
Advanced Residential - Commercial Wiring and Transformers
National Electrical Code/Advanced Codeology (NEC 2100) Load Calculations, Motors and App
Conduit - Bending
Bonding & Grounding
Third Trimester: 
Worker Characteristics
Plumbing Safety
Plumbing Tools
Types of Pipe, Fitting, and Valves
Fixgtures and Equipment Installation
Water Distribution Installation
Drainage, Waste, Vent Installation
Troubleshooting

Instructors

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