Electrical Trades

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36 hours of community college credit available

This program will provide training in electrical trades. Students will learn how to interpret and apply designs and drawings to the electrical field. Instruction will include constructing, calculating, and installing residential and circuits and applicable codes. This course will prepare students for entry level employment as an electrician and in other related areas. In the first year, residential and commercial are the two subjects taught. Residential includes house wiring, NEC code calculations and blueprint reading. Commercial includes conduit bending, transformers, and motors. In the second year students will focus on industrial motor controls and PLC (Programmable Logic Controller). Students will learn how to install, troubleshoot, and maintain motor controls and variable frequency drives. Upon completion of the second year, the student will be able to read and write Programmable Logix. The different types of PLC’s are: Micrologix 1100, PLC 5, Compact Logix. 

How to Apply

  1. Schedule to take the WorkKeys with the CTC Assessment Office (573.334.0826) and obtain required scores: 

    • Graphic Literacy-4

    • Applied Math-4

    • Workplace Documentation-4

  2. Complete an application & make deposit ($100)

  3. Provide proof of HS graduation (or GED)

  4. Submit background check form

Class schedule

August - May (Following the Cape Girardeau Public Schools Calendar)

Monday - Friday
Morning block schedule is 8:25 - 10:50
Afternoon block schedule is 12:00 - 2:40

For more information call 573.334.0826 and speak to one of our advisors.