Name: Bryan Hickman
School: UCVTS-West Hall
Subject: Electrical Technology 1 and 2
Classroom/Bldg.: Room 341/ West Hall
Phone Ext: 908-889-8288 x334
The Electrical Technology program continues to be one of the most sought after courses at UC TECH. This program prepares the student to enter the industry as an electrical apprenticeship in a residential, commercial, or industrial setting. Students in Electrical Technology program are taught residential, commercial, and industrial wiring consistent with the National Electrical Code. The students will be trained in OSHA 30 Hour Construction as part of their safety training from Rutgers University. Instruction ranges from electrical theory, installation and repair of various devices, circuits, how to work with various cable, bending EMT conduit, thread rigid conduit, and the use of various electrical testers. Students will be able to interpret the National Electrical Code, apply Ohm’s Law, read blueprints, draw schematic diagrams, and develop skills to lay out and wire power and lighting circuits for home or industry.
Many graduates go to work in the electrical field with jobs with a non-union contractor, the I.B.E.W, PSE&G, Aggreko Generators, and NJ Transit. The graduates also continue their education in approved apprenticeship programs or pursue college degrees in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering or other related areas.