Jul 18, 2024  

Practical Electrical Technician I CSC

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G3 Eligible Program: The G3 Program is a tuition assistance program for any Virginia resident who qualifies for in-state tuition and whose family income falls below an identified threshold. For more information, visit www.nr.edu/g3.  

Purpose: The career studies certificate program is a response to the non-conventional short-term program of studies needed by many adults within the college’s region. It offers a series of specialized program options which represent a wide variety of adult career and academic interest course areas. The options within this program are intended to represent the minimum amount of college coursework considered representative of these fields of study. Each of the program options is designed as a distinct “mini-curriculum” within a broader range of adult educational possibilities.

Admission Requirements: Applicants should meet the general requirements for admission to the college. Placement tests may be required in some areas.

This career studies certificate leads to entry-level employment in the electrical industry. This curriculum provides foundational knowledge in basic electrical concepts, safety, wiring, controls and the National Electrical Code.  Upon completion of the career studies certificate, students are employable as entry-level maintenance workers, electrician’s helpers, and entry-level wiring technicians.



Total: 9 credits

Total: 8 credits

Total Credits: 17