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Electrical & Advanced Electrical

Brighten your future, at Apex Technical School. Prepare to enter the electrical trade by learning core skills. The Electrical and Advanced Electrical program provides an introduction to the National Electric Code and provides electrician classes in electrical safety, blueprints, residential wiring, breakers and fuses, grounding, bonding, splicing, currents, and outlets.

Electrical and Advanced Electrical segments are offered in full time courses during the day and part time courses in the evening. Each segment is equally spent in-class learning electrical theory and in-shop for theory application. Overall, you gain 900 hours of entry-level electrician-skill training.

Electrical classes include

  • Electrical Segment 1: Introduction to general electric installation and electrical safety
  • Electrical Segment 2: Segment 2 covers conductor termination and splices, grounding and bonding, installation of electrical services, circuit breakers, fuses and wiring.
  • Electrical Segment 3: In segment 3 you will learn about conduit bending, wiring methods, determining the required number of outlets and circuits, calculating electrical loads and more.
  • Electrical Segment 4: This segment covers motors – theory and application, using wire tables and determining conductor sizes, basic motor controls, motors and controllers, motor installation, power factor, transformers, substations and power distribution and HVAC systems.
  • Electrical Segment 5: In segment 5 students will be taught security, fire alarm, intercom, CCTV, electronics systems installation and maintenance.
  • Electrical Segment 6: Covered in this segment are power quality and harmonics, voice and data systems, fiber optics, busses and networks, programmable logic controllers, solar and wind turbine, introduction to home automation and introduction to green energy systems.