This program offers entry level electrical skills required by the
construction industry. Electricians install electrical systems in
structures; they install wiring and other electrical components, such
as circuit breaker panels, switches, and light fixtures, and they
follow blueprints, the National Electrical CodeŽ and state and local
codes. Completers of this program earn a Florida Vocational
Certificate in Electricity. The program is also nationally certified by
The National Center for Construction Education and Research
Courses in this 1200 hour program offer a combination of theory and hands-on training. Among the topics covered are: DC/AC theories; proper selection and use of power and hand tools used in the trade; use of blueprints; National Electrical Code (NEC); wiring techniques; and electrical maintenance procedures. Training experience will consist of "hands-on" situations in the lab and through actual construction projects with the emphasis placed on safety in the lab and on the project site. Basic entry-level skills in math, reading, and language must be attained in order to complete this program. Students wishing to enter this program of study should be advised by the instructor or program manager prior to enrollment in these courses.
*If applicable, any documents related to this program of study can be found listed under the Documents section on this web page.
*We strongly encourage you to contact the Pensacola State Engineering Tech Programs Department for assistance in planning your program of study.