Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center
1500 Fourth Avenue • Altoona, PA 16602 • 814.946.8450
HOURS: Monday thru Friday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
PA Dept of Education | CIP Code 46.0399
The Electrical Trades course is designed to train students to enter the field of residential, commercial, and industrial wiring and maintenance. Electricians install electric wiring, switches, lighting fixtures, and other types of equipment. The electrician also learns about state and local codes, and is able to work from blueprints.
Installation and maintenance of electrical and electronic control systems, motors, and servo-mechanical devices are an integral part of the program.
Occupational Profile: For information on this occupation's description, required knowledge, job tasks and related job titles, state and national wages, and employment trends, visit the U.S. Dept. of Labor's site for this career field at: http://online.onetcenter.org/link/summary/47-2111.00