Construction Trades: Electrical

This award is not eligible for Financial Aid

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Construction Trades: Electrical is designed to provide beginning knowledge, safety, and skills in the electrical construction trade. This program is an introduction to common construction to include use of tools, safety, codes, installation of circuitry, equipment, construction drawings, and a basic understanding of electricity. Students can seek employment as electrical technicians on residential and commercial job sites. A Certificate of Competency (CCT) and an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Construction Trades are also available.


Field of Interest
Applied Technology
Degree Type
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Academic Plan
Construction Trades: Electrical (CER)
Academic Plan Code
Total credits required
Effective Term
Fall 2024

This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

What You'll Learn
  • Practice Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards in daily work. (CON102++, CON103, CON132++, CON271)
  • Recognize the interrelationships among the construction trades. (CON102++, CON103, CON132++, CON271)
  • Describe the implications of working in construction trades. (CON102++, CON103, CON132++, CON271)
  • Use, maintain and secure materials, tools, and equipment according to professional standards. (CON102++, CON103, CON132++, CON271)
  • Maintain the work space according to professional standards. (CON102++, CON103, CON132++, CON271)
  • Interpret construction plans to perform a task. (CON102++, CON103, CON132++, CON271)
  • Perform calculations needed for the electrical trade. (CON102++, CON103, CON132++, CON271)
  • Install electrical systems using appropriate codes and tools. (CON102++, CON103, CON132++, CON271)
  • Maintain electrical systems using appropriate codes and tools. (CON102++, CON103, CON132++, CON271)
  • Repair electrical systems using appropriate codes and tools. (CON102++, CON103, CON132++, CON271)
  • Demonstrate efficient and quality work. (CON102++, CON103, CON132++, CON271)
  • Effectively communicate with all stakeholders. (CON102++, CON103, CON132++, CON271)
  • Effectively work within a team structure. (CON102++, CON103, CON132++, CON271)
  • Demonstrate professionalism with conduct and ethics. (CON102++, CON103, CON132++, CON271)
Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
CON102Foundations of Construction Trades (5) OR
CON102AAFoundations of Construction Trades: Tools, Equipment, and Workspace (2) AND
CON102ABFoundations of Construction Trades: Construction Calculations (2) AND
CON102ACFoundations of Construction Trades: Construction Drawings (1)5
CON103Foundation of Construction Safety (1) OR
CON271Construction Safety (3)1-3
CON132Construction: Electrical Systems (9) OR
CON132AAConstruction: Electrical Systems/Introduction to Electrical (3) AND
CON132ABConstruction: Electrical Systems/Electrical Power Generation (3) AND
CON132ACConstruction: Electrical Systems/Raceways and Wireways (3)9

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