Cost of Course
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2 semesters – 3 periods
Grades Eligible:  11, 12, Adult

This course will provide training in electrical trades.  Students will learn how to interpret and apply designs and drawings to the electrical field.  Instruction will include constructing, calculating, and installing residential and circuits and applicable codes.  This course will prepare students for entry level employment as an electrician and in other related areas.  In the first year, residential and commercial are the two subjects taught.  Residential includes house wiring, NEC code calculations and blueprint reading. Commercial includes conduit bending, transformers, and motors.
Electrical Trades

Electrical Trades II (Day Option)

2 semesters – 3 periods
Grades Eligible:  11, 12, Adult

Students entering the second year will focus on industrial motor controls and PLC (Programmable Logic Controller).  Students will learn how to install, troubleshoot, and maintain motor controls and variable frequency drives.  Upon completion of the second year, the student will be able to read and write Programmable Logix. The different types of PLC’s are: Micrologix 1100, PLC 5, Compact Logix. 

How to Apply:

  • High School Students: Contact your school's guidance counselor.   Prerequisites may apply.
  • Adult Students: 
    • Schedule to take WorkKeys with the CTC assessment office
    • Complete an application & make deposit ($100)
    • Provide proof of HS graduation (or GED)
    • Submit background check form

  • Classes Schedule: Monday - Friday
    • August - May (Following the Cape Girardeau Public Schools Calendar).
      • Typical Morning block schedule is 8:25 - 10:50
      • Typical Afternoon block schedule is 12:15 - 2:40
For specific meeting date & time along with estimated tuition & fees, please see the latest CTC Program Catalog

For More information call 573.334.0826 and speak to one of our Advisors.

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