Electricity II includes classroom and lab experiences in residential wiring, including electrical service, metering equipment, lighting, switches, outlets and other common components and methods of installation and maintenance of the residential wiring system in accordance with the current National Electrical Code. Wiring methods, material selection for commercial and industrial wiring systems, mechanical installation of hardware, and electrical design and layout are also covered. Instruction in thinking critically to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate technical problems and information will also be covered as it relates to health, safety, and welfare standards and codes as dictated by local, state and federal agencies. Students team with Construction Technology students to complete custom construction projects throughout the school and community.
When you Finish
Upon completion of this program, you may continue your education in 2 and 4-year degree programs or enter employment in one of the many electrical/construction fields. You may also enter apprenticeship programs for specific electrical or construction trades.
HBI/National Association of Home Builders: House Wiring Basic Certification
Testing required. Fees may apply. Qualifies for Technical Honors Diploma and Graduation Pathways certification.
After the completion of two years in the program, students are evaluated on technical and essential skills. The Technical Skills Evaluation documents the Electricity skills learned. The Essential Skills Evaluation documents the workplace skills all WCC students learn. The documents were developed by WCC teachers, in cooperation with business partners and industry advisory committees, and are updated each year.
QR – Quantitative Reasoning Course
Electricity II satisfies the CORE 40, Academic Honors Diploma (AHD), and Technical Honors Diploma (THD) requirement for a “mathematics or quantitative reasoning (applied mathematics) course” during each year of high school.