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Commercial Wiring

Offered at the Following Campuses

Program Overview

The Commercial Wiring Technical Certificate of Credit provides instruction in the knowledge and skills necessary to perform wiring functions in a commercial setting.

Students may enter the program in any semester. The certificate may be completed in 2 semesters. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 18 credit hours.

Entrance Requirements

  • Submit a completed application;
  • Be at least 16 years of age;
  • Submit official high school/high school equivalent transcripts;
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
  • Satisfy Placement Testing requirements.


Course Overview

Contact Minutes
Credit Hours
Curriculum Outline (18 hours)
General Core Courses (18 hours)

(Prerequisites: None) (Co-requisite: None)Introduces the theory and application of varying sine wave voltages and current. Topics include: magnetism, AC wave generation, AC test equipment, inductance, capacitance, and basic transformers.  A $10 fee is associated with this course due to the increased cost of copper and electrical components.

(Prerequisites: Provisional admission) Introduces electrical symbols and their use in construction blueprints, electrical schematics, and diagrams. Topics include: electrical symbols, component identification, print reading and scales and measurement.


(Prerequisites: None) (Co-requisites: None) This course introduces commercial wiring practices and procedures. Topics include: industrial safety procedures, the National Electrical Code, commercial load calculations, three-phase power systems, and fundamentals of AC motor control.


(Prerequisites: None) (Co-Requisites:  None) This course is a continuation of the study in commercial wiring practices and procedures. Topics include: transformer connections, an introduction to low voltage systems, conduit design and installation practices, and system design concepts.  A $15 fee is associated with this course due to the increased cost of electrical conduit and connectors.

(Prerequisite: Provisional admission) Provides an in-depth study of the health and safety practices required for maintenance of industrial, commercial, and home electrically operated equipment. Topics include: introduction to OSHA regulations; safety tools, equipment, and procedures; and first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

(Prerequisite: None) (Co-requisite: None) Introduces direct current (DC) concepts and applications. Topics include: electrical principles and laws; batteries; DC test equipment; series, parallel, and simple combination circuits; and laboratory procedures and safety practices.  A $10 fee is associated with this course due to the increased cost of copper and electrical components.