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Through a competency-based curriculum the Electrical program prepares students with the basic skills needed for an advanced-level position in the electrical field. The students gain a thorough knowledge of materials, terminology, and safety skills that are necessary to become a licensed electrician, a licensed systems technician, or a telecommunications technician. Students will become proficient in a variety of electrical projects in compliance with the National Electric Code, Massachusetts Electrical Code, and NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) Safety Code, and all other codes relegated to the electrical industry.

The related classroom curriculum stresses mathematics, science, and understanding of the national electrical code. Emphasis is placed on the mastery of fundamentals, concepts, and principles, as well as the ability to solve practical problems.

Upon graduation students will receive a high school diploma and a vocational certificate. In addition, students may be awarded up to 1800 working hours and 180 classroom hours to apply towards the requirements of the State of Massachusetts Electrical Board for the Electrical License Examination.

Graduation provides the following career opportunities: electrical apprentice, journeyman electrician, residential electrician, commercial electrician, industrial electrician, maintenance electrician, Master electrician, electrical contractor, telecommunications technician, systems technician (burglar and fire) or electrical material sales.

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Image of electrical students working with an electrical switch box