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Electrical Systems Technologies

Earn your diploma in Electrical Systems Technology at Catawba Valley Community College, and you'll get hands-on training for electrical systems to gain the employability skills you need.

Man at electrical control panel taking notesThe Electrical Systems Technology curriculum is designed to provide training for persons interested in the installation and maintenance of electrical/electronic systems found in residential, commercial, and industrial facilities.

Training, most of which is hands-on, will include such topics as AC/DC theory, basic wiring practices, digital electronics, programmable logic controllers, industrial motor controls, the National Electric Code, and other subjects as local needs require.

Graduates should qualify for a variety of jobs in the electrical/electronics field as an on-the-job trainee or apprentice assisting in the layout, installation, and maintenance of electrical/electronic systems.

Courses required to meet graduation requirements in this curriculum are offered during day and evening hours.

Minimum time for completion: Day - two semesters full-time attendance; Evening - four semesters full-time attendance.

The Diploma is awarded graduates of this curriculum.

Please see the catalog for more information about the degree, diploma, and certificate options for this curriculum.


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