Residential & Commercial Electrical

"Enlighten" Your Future

Four students work in an electricity classroom, working in pairs to wire junction boxes mounted to a wall.
Students learn the fundamentals of electrical theory, residential and commercial wiring. The program includes interpreting and applying the requirements of the National Electric Code for designing layouts, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of electrical circuits and equipment.

Units of Study

Electrical and Construction Safety, plus:

  • Electrical Fundamentals
  • Introduction to The National Electrical Code
  • Conductor Properties
  • Basic Wiring Methods
  • Basic Electrical Installations/Grounding
  • Emergency Power
  • Electrical Planning
  • Specialized Electrical Installations
  • Professional Techniques for Electricians
  • Advanced Wiring Methods
  • Advanced Electrical Installations/Grounding
  • Advanced Branch Circuits and Feeders
  • Transformers
  • Basic Motor Control
  • Alternative Energy-Wind/Solar

Articulation Agreements

Alfred State College
ELT 130 System Electricity

Licensing / Industry-Based Certifications

OSHA 10 Construction Industry 

Pitched Roof Solar Panel (PV) Installation Certification

Professional Outlook

Electricians: 9.1% projected growth in jobs from 2018-2028 in the Finger Lakes region
Median Finger Lakes region salary: $63,610 per year (in 2021)

Source: NYS Department of Labor

Career Opportunities

coming soon! 


Michael Schmitt
Mark Chase 

Enrollment Information

Meet with your school counselor to discuss how Career & Technical Education at WEMOCO can benefit your career development. Your counselor can help you begin the enrollment process.
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