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Northeast Metropolitan Regional Vocational High School

Electricity

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COURSE OF STUDY - ELECTRICITY

GRADE 9 EXPLORATORY – COURSE #ELX 1 CREDIT
The Ninth grade exploratory program is a week long introduction to the electrical shop and trade. Students learn shop and hand tool safety. A series of projects designed to mimic common home wiring gives the student a chance to use some of the trade tools and learn with a hands-on approach to basic residential wiring.

GRADE 9 SHOP - COURSE #ELXF-16 10 CREDITS
This 9th grade program is the start of the student’s apprentice training. Students will start the learning process with an introduction to the foundations of the electrical field receiving detailed instruction of safety and tool protocols.

GRADE 10 SHOP – COURSE #EL2 20 CREDITS
The tenth grade shop program is a basic introduction to proper use of tools, safety precautions and wiring methods, including but not limited to bell wiring, non-metallic sheathed cable, armored cable, surface metal raceway, electric metallic tubing, and ridge metal conduit wiring methods.

GRADE 10 RELATED – COURSE #EL2R 5 CREDITS
Related and theory training for all grades includes review and mastery of Electrical safety practices, the National Electrical Codes, the Massachusetts Electrical Code, blue print reading, electrical math, science, circuit drawing and electrical theory to correspond with their grade level.

GRADE 11 SHOP – COURSE #EL3 25 CREDITS
The Grade 11 program is structured to include wiring methods consisting of PVC bending, installation and residential services. As with all grade level curriculums, safety and proper use of all tools is reinforced. Eligible students may participate in community based job site activities under the supervision of Northeast instructors.

GRADE 11 RELATED – COURSE #EL3R 5 CREDITS
Related and theory training for all grades include Electrical safety practices, the National Electrical Codes, the Massachusetts Electrical Code, blueprint reading, electrical math, science, circuit drawing and electrical theory to correspond with their grade level.

GRADE 12 SHOP – COURSE #EL4 25 CREDITS
At this level students learn to trouble-shoot, trace electrical wiring, circuitry and motor control wiring in the shop. Students utilize their safety training of power tools, ladders, pipe bending and wiring skills during new installations within the school and offsite at community based work sites supervised by Northeast instructors. Network and communication wiring is also learned at this level.

GRADE 12 RELATED – COURSE #EL4R 5 CREDITS
Related and theory training for all grades include Electrical safety practices, the National Electrical Codes, the Massachusetts Electrical Code, blueprint reading, electrical math, science, circuit drawing and electrical theory to correspond with their grade level.