Electricity

Program Number: 31-413-1
School Year: 2019-2020
Technical Diploma (1 year)
Campus: West Bend
This program is eligible for financial aid

Moraine Park’s Electricity program provides students with the concepts of and extensive hands-on training in general electrical applications. Coursework develops basic knowledge and skills in residential, commercial and industrial electricity to prepare them for a career path in any of the three areas. In addition, students learn trade-specific mathematics, safety, electrical code, electrical theory, construction trades blueprint reading, basic programmable logic controls, and will investigate the theories and principals of renewable energy and conservation.

The program is designed to help graduates enter the State Electrical Apprenticeship program through the Department of Workforce Development, Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards. Graduates are also prepared for employer-sponsored training programs.

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Approximate Costs
Program Outcomes
Career Opportunities
Admission Process
Program Guide
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Approximate Costs
  • $136.50 per credit (resident)
  • $204.75 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
  • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.
Program Outcomes
  • Analyze electrical circuits mathematically.
  • Apply electrical codes.
  • Demonstrate use of test instruments.
  • Evaluate electrical circuits using meters.
  • Explain and follow construction safety practices.
  • Install electrical equipment in a commercial setting.
  • Install electical equipment in an industrial setting.
  • Install electrical equipment in a residential setting.
  • Investigate the various theories and principles of renewable energy and conservation.
  • Program a basic programmable logic control (PLC) circuit.
  • Use blueprints to evaluate construction work.
  • Wire a basic circuit to a programmable logic control (PLC).
Career Opportunities
  • Apprentice Commercial Electrician
  • Apprentice Industrial Electrician
  • Apprentice Residential Electrician
Admission Process


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    Program Guide

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    Transfer Opportunities

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    Additional Information

    *Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

    Note: Students must purchase a tool kit for this program.

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    NumberTitleCrs
    Semester 1
    103-159**Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office1
    413-350Beginning Electrical Concepts2
    413-355Residential and Commercial Wiring Concepts3
    413-360Introduction to National Electrical Code2
    413-361Intermediate National Electrical Code2
    413-363OSHA Safety Construction Trades1
    413-370Construction Trades Blueprint Reading2
    804-360Occupational Mathematics 12
    890-101**College 1012
    Total17
     
    Semester 2
    413-351Advanced Electrical Concepts2
    413-365Basic Motor Controls3
    413-380Industrial Wiring Concepts3
    413-385Electrical Fabrication2
    413-386Trends in Electricity1
    801-310Occupational Communication2
     - OR - 
    801-136English Composition 13
    804-118Intermediate Algebra with Applications4
    Total17
     
    Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements34
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