Electrical Trades

This two-year program is designed to equip students with the technical skills and knowledge necessary for a career in electrical work. Students delve into the fundamentals of electrical principles and engage in advanced techniques through hands-on and classroom instruction. Students will receive an in-depth understanding of the electrical trades, including modern green energy solutions. This program will cover the essentials of residential, industrial, and commercial work, ensuring students are well-prepared to enter this diverse and in-demand field. View the program flyer.


Characteristics of a successful student:

  • A strong interest in course material
  • Likes to problem solve and design solutions
  • Excellent attendance
  • Parental support of the career and Electrical Trades program


Courses strongly recommended to take prior to enrollment or concurrently at home school district

  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Physics


Curriculum and materials used:

  • NCCER Assessment
  • Current National Electrical Code (NEC) Handbooks


Topics covered:

  • Blueprint reading
  • Circuit fundamentals
  • Energy sources
  • Power and specialized hand tools
  • Renewable technologies
  • Safety
  • Wiring


Students may be able to receive academic credit in the following subject areas:

  • Math 11 (1 credit)
  • Science 11 (1 credit)
  • English 12 (1 credit)
  • Career and Financial Management (1/2 credit)

For more information on the availability of this option, please contact your home school counselor.


Related career opportunities:

  • Automotive Electrician
  • Commercial Electrician
  • Electrical Construction
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electrical Inspector
  • Residential Technician
  • Solar Technician
  • Utility Scale Worker
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