Electricity & Cabling I & II
Instructor: Aaron Payne
Grade Level(s): 11-12
In the first year at Bedford Science and Technology Center the student develops electrical safety skills, use of tools, and knowledge of electrical control circuits through actual hands-on projects. Blueprint reading, circuit diagramming and residential electrical design are practiced, along with lab projects. Electrical theory is studied through class lecture, self-study in lab kits, and classroom demonstrations. All Students will receive OSHA Safety training.
The second-year student will complete a comprehensive and in-depth study of the national electric code, blueprint reading, residential electrical job costs, and material and system-design computations. In-depth experience is given in actual wiring of residential circuits. In this program at Bedford Science and Technology Center the student may advance in skills competence at a comfortable rate. Other advanced areas of study include conduit bending, Ridgid conduit installation, Network Cabling, and industrial motor control wiring. Students who enroll should possess good mathematical skills and mechanical aptitudes.