Ed Conch, Instructor
Electrical Technician Program
- The Electrical Technician Program at UTC actively participates in the "West Virginia Simulated Workplace" program that has been established by the West Virginia Department of Education. The WVSW program was developed in a partnership with West Virginia University and Marshall University. This program takes the classroom environment from what we have come to know it as, to a new culture of treating it like an actual workplace. Students establish a company name for the program, are exposed to real life workplace environments such as wearing uniforms, using time clocks, subjecting to random drug screens, etc. The WVSW prepares students for the demands of actually being at a workplace before they ever become employed in real life.
- The UTC Electrical Technician Program utilizes the NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research) curriculum.
- Students will be given instruction pertaining to the NCCER Core Curriculum and Electrical Trades I, Electrical Trades II, Electrical Trades III and Electrical Trades IV as their core subjects.
- Electives will include Basic Control Circuits, Integrated Electrical Labs, Rotating Devices and Control Circuitry, and Blueprint Reading for Electricians.
- Students are given classroom instruction and hands on lab exercises in a fast paced program.
- Successful completion of the NCCER curriculum will allow the student to be part of a national registry which employers can visit to see the qualification credentialing the student has acquired.
- Upon successful completion of the 2 year/1080 hour course, the student will be issued a certificate which will allow them to take the Journeyman's Exam given by the West Virginia State Fire Marshal.
If you are interested in starting an exciting career as a licensed electrician, please contact Ed Conch, instructor at 304-326-7580 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Partners in Education for the 2016-17 school year are First Energy Corporation-Mon Power, Michel Incorporated, IBEW Local 596, Crites Electric and Tolley Electric. The Electrical Technician Program is honored to partner with these fine sponsors to further the education of our students.