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Electricity/Computer Service Technology

The Electricity program provides a survey of the theory, terminology, equipment,
and practical experience in the skills needed for careers in the electrical field. These program
typically include AC and DC circuitry, safety, and the National Electrical Code and may cover
such skills as those involved in building circuits; wiring residential, commercial, and/or
industrial buildings; installing lighting, power circuits, and cables; and estimating job costs. As
students progress, their projects become more complex and expansive. In these courses, safety is
stressed, and a career exploration component may be offered.
 
 
The Computer Service Technology course is designed to prepare the student to perform entry-
level tasks under the supervision of an experienced technician. Students receive instruction in safety, communication skills, leadership skills, human relations and employability skills, effective work practices, and in the installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of personal computers.
 
Associated peripheral equipment and data cabling construction and installation are also included. Laboratory activities provide instruction in installation, component replacement, operating systems, and upgrades in accordance with CompTIA A+ certification standards.
 
CERTIFICATION:
  • OSHA 10 Safety from CareerSafe
  • National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) in Core Curriculum and Electricity