Get basic electrical technician training at RCC, starting in May

ASHEBORO (April 11, 2019)

Randolph Community College’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division is offering a “Basic Electrical Technician I” course beginning Monday, May 20.

The course covers the principles of electrical wiring as it applies to commercial/residential applications. 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 people 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 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 assisting in the layout, installation, and maintenance of electrical/electronics systems.

The class (#69979), which includes OSHA 30 training and certification, will meet from 5-9 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, May 20-Aug. 14, and Saturday, Aug. 10, from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in room 101 of the Building Trades Center on the Asheboro Campus. The cost is $180.55.

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