2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
    Jun 27, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook

Electricity, CSC



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PURPOSE: This one-year program prepares students already working in the field to take the state electrician journeyman exam. It also provides basic training in electrical skills. This program is offered at the Chester Campus.  All career-technical degrees are guided by advisory committees comprised of local business leaders.

CREDENTIALS:  A Career Studies Certificate (CSC) is a program of study typically less than one year in length with a major in a career-technical area. Students receiving a CSC intend to pursue immediate employment. This program prepares students for the journeyman-level exam.

The College has entered into a regional reciprocity agreement through NC-SARA to accept out-of-state students (except for students residing in California) in our online programs and courses. Students may contact the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) at 804-225-2600 or communications@schev.edu for information related to state agency contacts for complaint resolution. General disclosure information about external certification or licensure requirements outside the state of Virginia may be found at www.jtcc.edu/NC-SARA.   

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES:

By the completion of this program, students will be expected to demonstrate an introductory level of competency in the following skills: 

  1. Demonstrate knowledge and application of direct and alternating currents, resistance, magnetism, inductance and capacitance in industry practice. 
  2. Troubleshoot electrical circuits. 
  3. Apply the National Electrical Code along with State and local codes to the industrial wiring process. 

Total Minimum Credits For Program: 13


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Pre-requisite and co-requisite requirements can be found in course details.

Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their degree progress by accessing advisement reports in the Student Information System (SIS) in the myTyler portal or the Academic Planner in Navigate.

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