The Electrician program is designed to provide entry-level skills and knowledge to perform electrical work in all types of electrical installations in accordance with the National Electrical Code. A student can specialize as a construction, industrial or maintenance electrician. Students will wire a variety of different labs that will expose them to residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, or maintenance electrical wiring. Second year students will wire the Carpentry II program house.
 
Course Outline
 
Required Courses
(25 Courses)
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
CNEL 1001 Construction Site Safety
CNEL 1411 Circuits 1
CNEL 1412 Circuits 2
CNEL 1809 Electrical Materials Lab
CNEL 1810 Basic Wiring Lab I
CNEL 1811 Basic Wiring Lab 2
CNEL 1815 Applied Math for Electricians
CNEL 1820 National Electrical Code I
CNEL 1825 National Electric Code II
CNEL 1830 Print Reading, Planning and Estimating for Electricians
CNEL 1850 Lighting Equipment
CNEL 2413 Circuits 3 Lab
CNEL 2730 Motor Controls
CNEL 2731 Programmable Logic Controllers
CNEL 2805 Electric Motors Lab
CNEL 2830 National Electrical Code III
CNEL 2835 National Electrical Code IV
CNEL 2840 Commercial Wiring Lab
CNEL 2846 Wiring Methods
CNEL 2847 Basic Residential Wiring Lab
CNEL 2848 Advanced Residential Wiring Lab
CNEL 2850 Specialized Systems
CNEL 2870 Heating and Air Conditioning Controls
CNEL 2900 Transformers
CNEL 2901 Electrical Services
Total Credits: 69  
Note there is a data error. The credits listed in this section total 67 while the section is listed as having 69 credits.
 
General Studies Applied Elective Courses
(select 5 credits from the courses below)
Work with your advisor to choose 5 credits. You may also select any MNTC Goal Area 1 course.
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
CMST 121 Introduction to Communication
CNEL 2501 Employment Preparation
CNEL 2845 Advanced National Electric Code Studies
CNEL 2940 Electrical Contracting
CNEL 2950 Special Projects/Topics 1-2*
GSCM 1122 Applied Oral and Written Communications 2*
GSIS 1502 Human Relations
GSIS 1602 Personal Financial Management
GSWS 1401 Employment Preparation
GSWS 1451 First Aid/Safety
Total Credits: 5  
 
Total Diploma Credits: 74  

*Credits for this course are variable. See your Advisor about this course.