Connecticut Technical Education and Career System’s Electrical course breakdown by grade. Each student is required to complete four years of a Career Technical Education program.

Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12
3 Credits 3 Credits 3 Credits 3 Credits
Exploratory and Introduction to Electrical Residential Wiring Residential and Basic Commercial Wiring Residential, Commercial and Industrial Wiring

Students deciding to enter the Electrical field will be introduced to the basics of safety and sanitation, as well as use and care of hand tools, power tools and stationary equipment. The students install basic low-voltage electrical systems and will be introduced to basic residential wiring.

The Grade 10 electrical course sequence provides a program through which students learn the theoretical information regarding various conductors and properties, types of insulation, termination principles, Ohm’s Law calculations, run of types of wire and cable and selection of boxes and fittings. Students will demonstrate the ability to use the National Electrical Code (NEC) and other applicable building codes and standards, as well as apply code-related requ