Electrical Construction'S WEBPAGE

DISCOVER: Learn about the Electrical Construction Program

EXPLORE: Dig deeper into the advantages and benefits of Electrical Construction

PLAN & APPLY: Create a pathway to a career in this field

10th graders must apply by Dec 1st for first round decisions!!
 

 

INSTRUCTOR

Carroll Warner (Email:   ccwarne@carrollk12.org  ):  

Owns his own plumbing and electrical business

 

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DESCRIPTION

Electrical Construction provides instruction in the wiring, layout, assembly, installation, and testing of electrical fixtures using local and national electrical codes. Students who successfully complete this program will be prepared to work in the residential electrical construction industry and prepared to move towards industry level electrical construction.  The program is associated with the ABC apprenticeship program.

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BROCHURE & VIDEOS

Brochure

Brief video (start at 31 seconds)

Youtube Videos (caution: 3rd party website):

Videos about CCCTC and other programs      

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ADVANTAGES

COLLEGE ADVANTAGE: 

Get a jump start on college- Use college level texts to earn college credit while having the training, skills, and experience that most high school graduates do not get until they are well into their college major.  This program puts you in touch with state of the art  technology, industry codes, and real-life scenarios so students can experience their chosen career field before they go to college. Check out this a college major in Electrical Construction at the Pennsylvania College of Technology (more)

CAREER ADVANTAGE:

Start your career NOW- Work with industry grade technology that our local business partners use every day and become certified by OSHA.  This shows employers you are trained in construction and have the skills industry is looking for in residencial electrical construction.  These skills allow the best students to come back as CCCTC interns or find an internship at a local businesses. (more)

SkillsUSA: 

Compete at the state and national level- our Electrical Construction Program has been successful in the SkillsUSA competitions. (more)

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MAJOR TOPICS & SKILLS

MAJOR TOPICS COVERED

  • Study of electrical theory
  • Identification and use of electrical tools and materials
  • Preparation of electrical connections
  • Development of skills related to commercial and residential wiring
  • Blueprint reading
  • Study of electric motor control

CAREER SKILLS YOU WILL LEARN

See the list of skills you will learn in this program- <Students at CCCTC are evaluated on SKILL attainment in the following areas for this program> 

PROFESSIONALISM

At CCCTC we know how important professionalism is to getting and keeping a job.  <We emphasize professionalism in each program> 

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SAVE MONEY AND TIME AFTER HIGH SCHOOL

 EARN VALUABLE CERTIFICATIONS 

   The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)

   OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)

Student can obtain their OSHA-10 Certification and their Academic Craft Core Skills Certification.  Certification shows that you have the skills and knowledge for your career field.  This adds value to a students high school experience by allowing them to have proof of their abilities that would take time and money AFTER they graduate.

 

EARN COLLEGE CREDIT 

Electrical Construction partners with these schools- Students can earn college credtis in this program through our agreements with these colleges:

  • Frederick Community College – 7 credits
  • Penn College of Technology – TBD
  • The Community Colleges of Baltimore County – 6 credits

Contact the college or trade school you plan to attend and find out if you can earn credits or advanced standing at their institution!

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ARE YOUR READY?

HERE ARE THE QUALITIES NEEDED FOR THIS PROGRAM:

  1. OUR PROGRAMS ARE RUN LIKE REAL BUSINESSES!!!  Do you have the work ethic, perseverance, professionalism, and problem solving skills needed to be successful in Electrical Construction? 
  2. Prerequisites: 94% attendance and 2.0 GPA in academic level classes
  3. Qualities and characteristics you will need:
  • Able to follow safety guidelines without being reminded (e.g. Electrocution precautions followed every time.)
  • Strong math skills and problem solving skills
  • Accuracy to perform repeated actions precisely
  • Ability to follow multi-step directions
  • Physical stamina to stand for long periods of time, climb, and lift equipment
  • Being alert and aware of what’s going on around you (safety)
  • Dependability and strong work ethic
  • Excellent communication and social skills
  • Exposure to loud noises and warm working conditions
  • Hand and eye coordination
  • Manual dexterity
  • Manipulate tools in a safe and precise manner.
  • Must be able to work independently or as a team
  • Professional behavior
  • (more)
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YOU HAVE TO APPLY!!

 <THE APPLICATION PROCESS>-  SPACE IS LIMITED FOR SOME PROGRAMS.  Acceptance is based on Attendance, GPA, and grades/rigor in certain classes.  Also, tenth graders who apply by Dec 1st are part of the first round of decisions. See the <How to Apply webpage>

 

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HOW DOES IT FIT WITH YOUR SCHEDULE?

SCHEDULING INFORMATION 

PREREQUISITES- (Completed before you start the program)

  • 94% attendance and 2.0 GPA in academic level classes

SCHEDULE OF PROGRAM (6 credits)-

JUNIOR YEAR

FALL

Mods 1-4: home H.S.

 

SPRING 

Mod 1: home H.S.

Mods 2-4 @ CCCTC

SENIOR YEAR

FALL

Mod 1: home H.S.

Mods 2-4 @ CCCTC

SPRING

Mods 1-4: home H.S. or the opportunity for an internship based on performance in the program

FROM THE PROGRAM OF STUDIES-  Suggested Educational Career Plan and a description of the program found in the program of studies.  To see the most recent information go to the current Carroll County Program of Studies

    See the Program of Studies for most up to date information.

Click to see a SAMPLE Educational Career Plan

ARRIVAL/DISMISSAL TIMES-  <Arrival/dismissal times and other dates>

CCCTC TRANSPORTATION- Transportation is provided to from your home high.  (there are some exceptions such as community based internship)  Also, students going to CCCTC will still have classes at their home high school and may continue to be involved in extracurricular activities. 

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CAREERS THAT START WITH THIS PROGRAM

CAREERS AND COLLEGE MAJORS 

EXPERIENCE YOUR CAREER IN HIGH SCHOOL-  Do you want to go to college, start a career OR pay for college with your new career?  Joining the CCCTC is a life changing experience  where you are immersed with others students who are interested in your field.  You learn in professionally reviewed programs from industry proven experts.  THIS IS REAL-LIFE!

ENTRY LEVEL- With CCCTC start a career right after high school

  • Apprentice Electrician
  • Labors and helpers

TECHNICAL LEVEL- CCCTC and a 2 year associates degree or trade school degree 

  • Solar and Wind Turbine Technicians
  • Line Installers/Repairers
  • Electricians
  • Electrical and electronics installers and repairers
  • HVAC Mechanics

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL- CCCTC and a four year degree that you will be well prepared to complete

  • Master Electricians
  • Construction Management
  • Commercial Electrical Construction
  • Drafters

Check Out These Career Sites:

Check Out These Career Sites to find the many paths our student begin at CCCTC!

ONETThe O*NET program is the nation's primary source of occupational information.

OOH: Occupational Outlook Handbook: Extensive government database of over 20,000 Career.

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PROFESSIONALLY REVIEWED PROGRAMS

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS  (Don't just take our word for it)

The National Center for Construction Education and Research- From their website, "Our vision is to be universally recognized by industry and government as the training, assessment, certification and career development standard for construction and maintenance craft professionals."

 Penn College of Technology, Frederick Community College, and The Community Colleges of Baltimore County-  these colleges have an agreement with CCCTC based on the college's requirements for curriculum, faculties, and instructor.  These requirements are reviewed and renewed periodically to guarantee that students are getting the equivalent instruction at CCCTC that would be expected in classes at that institution.  Credits are awarded based on that agreement.

PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY COUNSEL  By Federal and state regulations each program has a group of local business and educational institutions that periodically meets to discuss  the programs curriculum and resources to make sure current trends in technology and skills are being taught so that students are prepared for the ever changing career requirements for that industry.  (more)

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Program Accomplishments

<coming soon>

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Student Testimonials

<coming soon>

 

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