Electrical Construction

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South Campus

Dave Leenhouts
Instructor
253.680.7433

Jeff Llapitan
Instructor
253.680.7434

Jim Field
Career Advisor
253.680.7410

Location South Campus

Hours Mon- Fri, 7:15 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Electrical ConstructionThis program is available for students seeking to earn a degree or certificate in electrical construction for jobs in commercial and residential construction, public utility agencies, and industrial construction and maintenance. The program also provides extended learning opportunities for persons previously or currently employed in these and related occupations. Students interested in receiving an ELO1 license should consult with career advisors to ensure enrollment in the appropriate program.

Program Length: Nine quarters (approximate)

Please note: You must have a training certificate from the Department of Labor & Industries before beginning the Electrical Construction program. The Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 19.28.161 requires all individuals learning the electrical construction trade to have a training certificate. 

The training certificate is effective for two years and may be renewed. Your certificate must be maintained in an active status throughout your training period. The college will ask for your training certificate upon enrolling in the program.

Apply for your L & I training certificate here. 

Associate of Technology Degree: 120-158 Credits

 

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS
100+ Level Human Relations 5
100+ Level Communications 5
100+ Level Mathematics 5

REQUIRED COURSEWORK Credits
ELCON 101 Introduction to Electrical Construction 3
ELCON 102 Applied Physical Science 5
ELCON 103 Hand and Power Tools 4
ELCON 104 Electrical Service Installation 4
ELCON 105 Electrical Components 4
ELCON 106 Introduction to Residential Wiring 3
ELCON 107 National Electric Code 4
ELCON 108 NFPA 70E Standard 4
ELCON 109 Residential Design 3
ELCON 110 Residential Wiring Techniques 3
ELCON 111 Systems Troubleshooting 3
ELCON 112 Introduction to Blueprint Reading 3
ELCON 113 Blueprint Reading Applications 5
WBAS 101 Welding Basics 8
ELCON 201 Specialty Tools 4
ELCON 202 Commercial Wiring 3
ELCON 203 Commercial Codes and Regulations 3
ELCON 204 Commercial Material Identification 3
ELCON 205 Commercial Installation 3
ELCON 206 Industrial Wiring 3
ELCON 207 Industrial Material Identification 3
ELCON 208 Industrial Installation 3
ELCON 209 Industrial Hazards 3
ELCON 210 Motors and Controllers 4
ELCON 211 Project Estimation 5
ELCON 212 Control Circuits 3
ELCON 213 Motors and Controllers Applications 3
ELCON 214 Transformers 3
ELCON 215 Advanced Motor Controls 3
ELCON 220 Advanced Projects I * 10
ELCON 221 Advanced Projects II * 10
ELCON 222 Advanced Projects III * 10
ELCON 223 Advanced Project s IV* 10


*These courses are available for students who need additional hours in order to meet licensing requirements.

Certificate of Competency: 67 Credits

RESIDENTIAL ELECTRICIAN

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS Credits
90+ Level Human Relations 5
90+ Level Communications 5
90+ Level Mathematics 5

REQUIRED COURSEWORK Credits
ELCON 101 Introduction to Electrical Construction 3
ELCON 102 Applied Physical Science 5
ELCON 103 Hand and Power Tools 4
ELCON 104 Electrical Service Installation 4
ELCON 105 Electrical Components 4
ELCON 106 Introduction to Residential Wiring 3
ELCON 107 National Electric Code 4
ELCON 108 NFPA 70E Standard 4
ELCON 109 Residential Design 3
ELCON 110 Residential Wiring Techniques 3
ELCON 111 Systems Troubleshooting 3
ELCON 112 Introduction to Blueprint Reading 3
ELCON 113 Blueprint Reading Applications 5
ELCON 201 Specialty Tools 4

 

ELECTRICAL CONSTRUCTION - Licensure Eligibility

This is a career training program that prepares students to apply to the Southwest Washington Electrical Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee, an organization affiliated with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local #76. Upon completion of the 3,000 hours of instruction, students will be given 4,000 hours that will apply toward the EL01 license.