Experienced electricians are in serious demand. Career & Techs Electrical Trades program offers each student the opportunity to learn basic electrical skills and to progress to the cutting edge of 21st century green technologies. Students completing the program are prepared for careers as electricians assistants, residential electricians, industrial electricians, locomotive electricians, utility company repairer, electrical inspector, cable television installer, construction electrician, commercial electrician, linemen and in many more career areas.
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How Capital Region BOCES CTE can get you there
Students learn fundamental skills in electrical theory and through classroom instruction and hands-on shop lessons, they can become successful residential, commercial and industrial wiring professionals.
In each theory class and lab, students construct the circuits discussed, gaining skill and experience as they move from residential into commercial and industrial wiring. The materials, meters and methods used in Electrical Trades give students an in-depth understanding of their field and the knowledge needed to work with the latest environmentally friendly, or "green" technologies.
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Students in the Electrical Trades program are prepared to earn
certification through the National Center for Construction Education
and Research (NCCER). They also may earn advanced
standing in the NJATC (IBEW) programs.
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