The Electrical Occupations program offers the skills and theoretical background needed for a variety of careers. The knowledge gained can be applied to residential, industrial, and commercial electrical maintenance and application of electrical systems. Pneumatic theory, AC motors, and controls are also taught in this program. Students completing this program may elect to take the Chambersburg Borough Master Electrician Exam after a required level of field experience.
Electrical theory • Wiring for residential, commercial, and industrial locations • Industrial motor control/automation
Social and Communication Skills • Teamwork • Professional Attitude • Initiative and Self-motivation • Problem Solving • Interview Skills • Client Interactions
Career Opportunities or Field Positions:
Residential Electrician • Commercial/Industrial Electrician • Telecommunication Technician • Maintenance Electrician
What Certifications can I earn?
OSHA Certification • NCCER Credentials
What College Credits can I earn?
Click here for information on how you can earn college credits while in your Career Tech program.
Program Requirements & Expectations:
Students should be proficient in Algebra I or higher and be reading near grade level.
A CareerTech blue or gray, long sleeve t-shirt is required (no short sleeve). Uniforms may be ordered online or purchased at the school store. CareerTech hoodies and flannel shirts are not permitted to be worn in shop.
Jeans or work pants without holes.
Work boots (steel toe not required)
Tool Kit – Approximately $225
Students may join the SkillsUSA student organization. This club brings students who share common interests together for an exchange of ideas, and the opportunity to work towards a common purpose. It offers students recognition through a national program of awards and contests and seeks to cultivate excellence in leadership and in their technical skills. Visit http://www.skillsusa.org/ for more
What else should I know?
This training will help you become a professional tradesman, electrician, lineman, etc.
Mr. Munson is a Licensed Master Electrician who has taught at CareerTech for over 15 years. He also has over 25 years industry experience along with 2 years as an Adjunct Professor at Harrisburg Area Community College. Mr. Munson is NCCER certified for core curriculum, electrical curriculum, and industrial maintenance & electrical instrumentation. He is Pennsylvania Department of Education Certified for Electrical Occupations and Mechatronics.