Printed on 2/27/2021
Electrical & Instrumentation Apprentice
Not Financial Aid Eligible
*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.
As an Electrical & Instrumentation Technician, you’ll be the one who installs, services, troubleshoots, and performs preventive and predictive maintenance functions on equipment. Your training will include maintenance and installation of motors, starters, motor control centers, programmable controllers, control panels, electrical control systems and transformers. You’ll also learn how to repair, test, adjust, calibrate and install industrial controls. This apprenticeship-training program requires you to first be employed so you can get the most out of on-the-job learning with related instruction in a classroom
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- Apply AC and DC theory to an industrial setting
- Apply the National Electric Code requirements to industrial equipment and facilities
- Apply operational and troubleshooting principles to a transformer installation
- Maintain electric motors and motor controls
- Test solid state electronic system components
- Apply operational and troubleshooting principles to power systems and variable speed drives
- Apply operational and troubleshooting principles to programmable logic controllers and automation equipment
- Apply operational and troubleshooting principles to fluid power systems
- Interpret industrial equipment drawings and electrical prints
- Apply operational and troubleshooting principles to process control systems
- Communicate trade and occupational related information effectively
You must be employed by a company/organization that is willing to participate in an apprenticeship program. Each employer has their own requirements for entry into the apprenticeship program. Contact your employer’s human resources department to see what is available.
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