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 transformersCareer 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.
CPR/First Aid CertificateLockout/Tagout CertificationOccupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Construction Industry Safety and Health Certificate (10 or 30 hours)Pennsylvania Skills CertificateOpen Dual Enrollment CreditsDelaware County Community CollegeConcurrent Dual Enrollment CreditsPennsylvania College of TechnologySOAR CreditsHarrisburg Area Community CollegeOrleans Technical College1:1 Articulation CreditsBrightwood Career InstitutePittsburgh Technical InstituteClick here for more information on opportunities to earn college credit.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.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. Review the task list.