Electrical Trades

Instructor: James Buck (jim.buck@wflboces.org)
Teacher Assistant: William Kise (william.kise@wflboces.org)
315-589-2664

Program Goal: The purpose of the Electrical Trades program is to prepare students for entry-level employment in the various electrical trades.

Curriculum: Throughout the program, students gain daily practical experience working with residential, commercial and industrial wiring. In addition, the students will have the opportunity to become a Network Cabling Specialist. Students explore renewable energy technologies.

Curriculum Areas/Units of Study:

  • Electrical Safety
  • Electrical Theory
  • Introduction to Electrical Code
  • Wiring Methods
  • Motors/Transformers
  • Blueprint Reading and Sketching
  • Intro to Solar, Wind
  • (Commercial and Residential Installation)
  • OSHA 10 Certification – Construction
  • Cat-5 Wiring Certification
  • Fiber Optic Certification
  • Forklift Certification

Articulation Agreements: Lincoln Educational Services 5/6/2019 (ET 102: Electric Theory I, ET 103A: Electric Theory II, ET 108A: Blueprint Reading); SUNY Delhi (ECMT130: Electrical Laboratory I)

Job Outlook (US Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook-2018):