Residential Wiring Technician, TCC (RW21) Technical Certificate of Credit


Campus Locations: Thomasville, Moultrie (Industrial Drive)
The Residential Wiring Technical Certificate of Credit prepares students for employment in the construction industry as qualified residential wiring technicians. Topics include NEC regulations, blueprint reading, principles of direct and alternating current, and residential wiring procedures and practices.

Length of Program: Two (2) Semesters

Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester; however, all prerequisite courses (MATH 1012 – Foundations of Mathematics & IDFC 1005 – Principles of Electricity II) must be successfully completed prior to beginning occupational courses.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Residential Wiring Technician, Technical Certificate of Credit.

Credits Required for Graduation: 16 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation

Note: Credits from this program may be applied to a diploma program.

Cost
Books: $644.00
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $800.00
Total: $1,745.00
Books: $249.60
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $800.00
Total: $1,350.60
Curriculum Outline (16 hours)
1: Occupational Courses 16
IDFC 1007

Pre-requisite(s): Provisional Admission This course provides an in-depth study of the health and safety practices required for maintenance of industrial, commercial, and home electrically operated equipment. Topics include: introduction to OSHA regulations; safety tools, equipment, and procedures; and first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

2
ELTR 1060

Introduces electrical symbols and their use in construction blueprints, electrical schematics, and diagrams. Topics include: electrical symbols, component identification, print reading and scales and measurement.

2
ELTR 1205

Introduces residential wiring practices and procedures. Topics include: print reading, National Electrical Code, wiring materials and methods, and control of luminaries and receptacle installation.

3
ELTR 1210

Provides additional instruction on wiring practices in accordance with the National Electrical Code. Topics include: single and multi-family load calculations, single and multi-family service installations, sub-panels and feeders, and specialty circuits.

3
ELTR 1020

Introduces the theory and application of varying sine wave voltages and current. Topics include: magnetism, AC wave generation, AC test equipment, inductance, capacitance, and basic transformers.

3
And one of the following (3 Hours) 3
IDFC 1011

Pre/Co-requisite(s): Provisional Admission Introduces direct current (DC) concepts and applications. Topics include: electrical principles and laws; batteries; DC test equipment; series, parallel, and simple combination circuits; and laboratory procedures and safety practices.

3
IDSY 1101

This course introduces direct current (DC) concepts and applications. Topics include: electrical principles and laws; batteries; DC test equipment; series, parallel, and simple combination circuits; and laboratory procedures and safety procedures.

3
Faculty
Program Chair

Electrical Systems Technology Faculty
School of Industrial Technology
Thomasville

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