Electrical and Renewable Energy

ELECTRICAL AND RENEWABLE ENERGY – #8533/#8534

ABOUT:

  • Teaches skills to install, maintain and repair residential and commercial wiring, equipment and fixtures, and use of the National Electrical Code Book.
  • Study of alternative renewable energy sources includes installing hydrogen fuel cells, solar panels and communication cable and wiring.
  • Employment opportunities strong with average salary of $47,000
  • One Year ProgramElec 2

STUDENTS STUDY:
Electrical Theory
Electrical Code
Renewable Energy Systems
Power Systems

PREREQUISITES:
Algebra 1 with a grade of “C” or better
English 10 with a grade of “C” or better
CAMPUS LOCATION: Butler Farm, Hampton
SESSIONS: A.M.
CLASS SIZE: 20 studentsHVAC 2
CREDENTIALS:
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA 10)
National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) Pre/Post
Electrical Construction Technology Assessment
Electrical Construction Wiring Examination
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS:  Skills USA
CLASS FEES:

Program Fees:
OSHA 10 $25.00
Activity Fee $17.00

INSTRUCTOR:  Arthur Harris, arthur.harris@nhrec.org 757-874-4444
BIO:
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Certified Outreach Instructor) (OSHA 10 and OSHA 30)
Electricity and Renewable Energy Instructor at New Horizons Regional Educational Center since 2014 Acquired Journeyman’s License (Electrical Trade)
Certified National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)
Electrical and Core Curricula Instructor
Contractor License
Self-Employed (Small Handyman Business)
Supervisor/Field Service Technician Community Antenna TV (CATV Industry)
Home Health Services as Equip Repair Technician

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:
Security System Installer
Solar and Photovoltaic Installer
Energy Field Installer
Renewable Energy Technician
SMART Grid Technician
Hydro Fuel Technician
Solar Fabrication Technician
Communication System Installer
Licensed Electrician after successfully completing an apprenticeship program

BUSINESS PARTNERS:
Newport News Shipbuilding
Bay Electric Company

RESOURCES:
CTE Resource Center – VERSO
Virginia Department of Education  (VDOE)