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Electrical Trades

This program will teach you basic A.C and D.C theory. You will learn how to install and maintain low voltage systems, apply electrical codes to install and maintain wiring circuits for residential, commercial, and industrial systems, and operate industrial controls and the fundamentals of solar and wind power energy. You’ll enjoy hands-on learning in PLC (Programmable Logic Controls) applications and learn to install and troubleshoot electrical equipment.

Course Topics

  • Electrical Equipment, Power, and Hand Tools
  • Wiring of Simple to Complex Electrical Circuits
  • Design and Set-up Electrical Circuits to Troubleshoot Problems
  • Use of Meters and Equipment
  • Wire Solar and Wind Energy Projects

Industry Recognized Credentials

  • First Aid/CPR
  • NCCER Core & Level One Certification
  • Forklift Operation
  • Manlift Operation
  • OSHA 10-Hour


Jeremy Leavitt

Electrical Trades Instructor


Bryan Moreland

Electrical Trades Instructor

Vanguard Tech Center

Keith Thurston

Electrical Trades Instructor

Vanguard Tech Center

Ashton Smith

Educational Aide


Career Opportunities

Entry Level

  • Electrical Maintenance
  • Electrical Apprentice


  • Journeyman Electrician
  • High-voltage Service Electrician


  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electrical Inspector