Electrical 2

ZELC-002 Electrical 2 (168 hours)
Fee: $1,463
September 11, 2018- April 4, 2019,
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Springfield Technical Community College and the Gould Construction Institute are pleased to announce a joint partnership in the presentation of this electrical apprenticeship program. This program offers four levels of instruction in compliance with the current regulations of the MA Board of Electrical Examiners. These regulations require that all apprentices entering the trade on or after July 1, 2001, complete 600 hours of classroom instruction (150 per year/75 hours per term) in a curriculum that meets the approval of the Board.

Prerequisites

  • Completion of ZELC-001 Electrical 1

Course Description

This course consists of 168 classroom hours covering the following areas: Alternating Current; Motors: Theory and Application; Electric Lighting; Conduit Bending; Pull and Junction Boxes; Conductor Installations; Cable Tray; Conductor Terminations and Splices; Grounding and Bonding; Circuit Breakers and Fuses; Control Systems and Fundamental Concepts

This program is one of four courses to fulfill the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Electrical Examiners for Journeyman Electricians. Students must complete 600 hours of classroom instruction (150 per year/75 hours per term). .

It is required that all students bring a copy of the 2017 National Electrical Code®, NEC® Handbook to class.

Major Topics covered in Electrical 2 include:
  • Installation of Electrical Services
  • Circuit Breakers and Fuses
  • Theory and Application
  • Alternating Current; Motors
  • Grounding
  • Conduit Bending
  • Boxes and Fittings
  • Conductor Installations
  • Cable Tray
  • Conductor Terminations and Splices
  • Contractors and Relays
  • Electrical Lighting

Suggested Enrollment Process

To Enroll Online:

  1. Click: Online Registration
  2. Click on Search and Register for Workforce Training Classes
  3. Type in 'electrical' and hit 'Submit'
  4. Carefully click the SELECT box for the course that you want to take. There may be several choices so make sure you select the right course and dates.
  5. Enter in your personal and credit card information. Your receipt will be immediately emailed to you. It should have the Building and Classroom for the course.
    • If it does not, check with our office at 413-755-4225 a few weeks prior to the class to confirm the room numbers.

To Enroll in Person:

Go to STCC Building 16, Room 146 to register for the course or call 413-755-4225