Basic Electrical Technician Course Begins at RCC in May

ASHEBORO (April 16, 2018)

Randolph Community College’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division is offering a “Basic Electrical Technician I” course beginning in May that will cover the principles of electrical wiring. Emphasis is on Ohm’s law, alternating and direct currents, series circuits, parallel circuits and series parallel circuits, use of electrical tools and equipment, wiring materials, and many other special subjects. Preventive maintenance and troubleshooting as well as National Electrical Code will be covered.

This training is for persons interested in the installation and maintenance of electrical/electronic systems found in residential, commercial, and industrial facilities. Most of the training is hands-on. Topics covered will include AC/DC theory, basic wiring practices, programmable logic controllers, and industrial motor controls. Upon completion, students should qualify for a variety of entry-level positions in the electrical/electronics field as an on-the-job trainee or apprentice.

The class will meet from 5-8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 3 through Aug. 14 in Room 122 of the Continuing Education and Industrial Center on the Asheboro Campus. Cost is $180.55.

For more information or to register, call 336-633-0268.