Electricity

Shared Time

Middletown Location:

2 Swartzel Drive, Middletown 07748

Contact:

Phone: 732-671-0650
Fax: 732-671-7455

Teachers:

Mr. Jesse Gerard

Mr. Don Kausch

 

High School Program Description

Electricity is a two-year program offering HIGH SCHOOL students an opportunity to learn and experience the skills necessary to achieve an entry-level position in the electrical contracting field. The curriculum includes class work instruction in electrical theory in Ohm's Law, Power and AC & DC Circuitry. Students will be able to perform calculations of resistance, current, voltage and wattage in series and parallel circuits. The National Electrical Code plays a major roll in the course of study. The curriculum offers hand-on work, as well as resume writing, job application, and interviewing skills.

Career Pathways

Occupational

  • Residential Electrician/Contractor
  • Journeyman/Commercial Electrician
  • Maintenance Electrician
  • Plant Electrician

Program Skills And Tasks

  • Installation of residential outlet and lighting circuits
  • Comprehensive introduction to the National Electrical Code
  • Conduit bending and installation practices for Metallic and PVC
  • Electrical Services & Components
  • Commercial and Industrial wiring methods
  • Major appliance and heating circuits and controls
  • Coaxial wiring for cable TV and CCTV
  • Category 5 wiring and techniques

Important Information

Opportunity to be employed with a local electrical contractor through MCVSD Structured Learning program. Involvement in SKILLS USA through state contests and national membership

Continuing Education

  • Pennsylvania College of Tech
  • New England Institute of Technology
  • SUNY Delhi University
  • Lincoln Technical Institute
  • Everest Institute
  • Eastwick College (HoHoKus School of Trade & Technical Services)

High School Credits Earned

Level 1
Electricity 110 credits
CTE Math I5 credits
CTE Science I5 credits

Level 2
Electricity 210 credits
CTE Math II5 credits
CTE Science II5 credits

TOTAL:40 Credits

Certificates Upon Graduation

MCVSD Program Certificate
MCVSD Skills Profile

Additional Information

NJ AVERAGE WAGES (as of 2013)
Electrician Helper: $29,000.00
Maintenance Electrician: $39,000.00
Plant Electrician: $56,000.00
Master Electrician/Contractor: $75,000.00