Electrical Technology

This program offers students a state and nationally recognized educational training curriculum that allows students to become licensed electricians, after successfully completing both years I & II. This program also benefits students who are interested in HVAC and alternative power careers. Through classroom activities and hands-on labs, students will study on-the-job safety, electrical theory, residential, commercial, and industrial wiring. The NCCER curriculum offers students the ability to continue their training after high school at locations across the country. Go online to visit nccer.org to read more about the curriculum and its benefits. An articulation agreement in in place for all the Maine Community Colleges.

Electrical Technology

Electrical Technology I

Class # 27136 & 27146

Level: CP

Open to: Grades 11-12 ( Grade 10 with Instructor permission)

Credit: 4

Prerequisite: Strong, Basic Math Skills, Positive attendance history, and the ability to read, comprehend and write at the high school level are recommended for success in this program. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team helpful.

BHS Graduation Standards: Math & Science Credit

Description: This program offers students a state and nationally recognized educational training curriculum that allows students to become licensed electricians, after successfully completing both years of the program and the necessary related work hours in the field. This program also benefits students who are interested in electrical engineering, working at a power plant, HVAC, and alternative power careers. Through classroom activities and hands-on labs, students will study on-the-job safety, electrical theory, residential and commercial wiring techniques and standards. Students will be exposed to real world situations every day. Seniors may elect to return for year two as a post grad.

Electrical Technology II

Course #27156 & 27166

Level: CP

Open to: Grade 10-12

Credit: 4

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Electrical Technology I and Instructor recommendation.

BHS Graduation Standards: Math & Science Credit

Description: This is the second year of the two-year Electrical program, with the option of a third year in postgraduate study. Areas of study include commercial and industrial wiring practices including mechanical conduit bending, motors, transformers and motor controls. Consists of level 2 & possibly 3 of NCCER curriculum.Students will be exposed to real world situations every day. Successful students in this program will meet the educational requirements for a State of Maine Journeyman’s Electrician’s license.

Rick Ouellette

rick.ouellette@biddefordschools.me

Electrical Technology Instructor