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Electricians Assistant Residential/Commercial

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This class provides an understanding of the basic fundamentals of electricity and its practical applications, instructs the student in direct current and alternating current circuitry, teaches residential and commercial wiring, and gives the student an understanding of the National Electrical Code and how it applies to safe electrical installations. Students learn to install, diagnose and repair electrical systems. After completion, students may continue their training toward their journeyman licensure.

Morning session – 8:10 – 11:10 a.m.
Afternoon session – 12:45 – 3:45 p.m.

Career Major Name:  Residential/Commercial Electrician’s Assistant
Clock Hours/Weeks of Instruction:  900/34
Normal Completion Time:  34 weeks for full-time students

College Credit:
Prior Learning Assessment
Transfer Hours

Required Courses:

  • Alternating Current Circuits in Construction
  • Commercial Wiring Methods
  • Direct Current Circuits in Construction
  • Electrical Power and Hand Tools and Equipment in Construction - Level I
  • Electrical Safety in Construction
  • Electrical Schematic and Blueprint Reading in Construction
  • Electrical Theory in Construction
  • Motor Control Wiring in Construction
  • Motor Theory and Operation in Construction
  • National Electrical Code
  • OSHA 10 - Construction Industry
  • Programmable Logic Controllers in Construction
  • Residential Wiring Methods
  • Workforce Skills Training
  • Workforce Staging

Career Opportunities:

  • Apprentice Electrician
  • Controls Technician
  • Electrical Maintenance Technician

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Application Process:
High school students see your home school counselor
Adults contact Mid-America counselor (405) 449-3391

Average Salary:

OSBCTE (Oklahoma State Board of Career & Technology Education)


ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate

  • Bronze
  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Platinum

ODCTE Competency Certification

  • Residential Electrician’s Assistant

OSHA 10 Construction Safety 

**CTSO: SkillsUSA

**Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO)