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Electricity

This program prepares students for employment as entry-level residential and commercial electricians and it provides supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed. Students in this program learn procedures for installing wiring to conduct electricity to lights, appliances, and machines in residential and commercial buildings. They become familiar with blueprint reading, electrical theory, code requirements and circuit calculations.

Content includes AC and DC circuits, AC theory and solid state devices, residential and commercial wiring, industrial electronics and wiring, transformers, motors, controls for operation, blueprints and plan symbols, control circuits, tools, materials, methods, employability skills and entrepreneurship awareness.


This occupation has an average wage of $22.41 an hour, based on the Florida Occupational Employment and Wages for Polk County.

Electricity:

Course # OCP Course Title Hours
BCV0603 A Electrician Helper 300
BCV0640 B Residential Electrician 450
BCV0652 C Commercial Electrician 450
TOTAL HOURS 1200
Ridge Technical College
7700 State Road 544
Class Times

Monday-Friday
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Tuesday/Thursday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Traviss Technical College
3225 Winter Lake Road
Class Times

Monday-Friday
7:30 AM - 1:30 PM