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    PA Department of Labor High Priority Occupation!
     
    Power up a future in the Electrical & Mechanical Systems program. In addition to mastering residential, commercial and industrial wiring, students wire their careers as construction and maintenance electricians. Through classroom theory, lab work and real-world, hands-on experiences, graduates of the program are prepared to continue their education at post-secondary institutions or seek entry-level employment in the electrical trades.
     
    Program Concentrations:
     
    • AC and DC machines
    • Blueprint reading
    • Commercial/industrial wiring
    • Conduit bending
    • Electrical maintenance
    • Emergency power systems
    • Motor controls
    • Residential wiring
    • Safety
    • Single-and three-phase transformers
     
    Career Options: 

    Upon completion of the program, students can become an electrical engineer, electrician, electrician’s apprentice, power plant technician, lineman, counter/rental clerk, installation, maintenance and repair technician or apprentice.

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Male student stands in front of wooden frame with electrical outlet housing.
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    CPR/First Aid Certificate
     
    Lockout/Tagout Certification
     
    Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Construction Industry Safety and Health Certificate (10 or 30 hours)
     
    Pennsylvania Skills Certificate
     
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    Open Dual Enrollment Credits
    Delaware County Community College
     
    Concurrent Dual Enrollment Credits
    Pennsylvania College of Technology 
     
    SOAR Credits
    Harrisburg Area Community College
    Orleans Technical College
     
    1:1 Articulation Credits
    Brightwood Career Institute
    Pittsburgh Technical Institute
     
    Click here for more information on opportunities to earn college credit.
     
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    Upperclassmen may be hired at local companies, such as Tri-M Group and Brandywine Hospital. Co-ops allow students to work during their school day, earn real-world experience and build their resumes.
     
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    The Department of Education provides a CIP Code to approved Programs of Study (POS).  Schools and postsecondary institutions use the CIP code to categorize the POS, outline the scope and sequence of educational offerings and develop a POS task list. Click here to review the task list.