Electricity is America’s main source of energy and everyone is affected by it. In Electrical Trades, students are trained to install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair commercial and residential electrical systems.
Virtual Open House
Information about our programs and our virtual open house can be found at https://mypath.scctc.org/
Students develop skills by working in a lab setting and then progress to on-site projects. There are job-shadowing opportunities, mentoring, and apprenticeship programs available. Senior students wire the Project House each year.
Experience and Skills Gained
- Electrical safety
- First Aid and CPR
- OSHA 10 Hour
- DC theory
- Blueprint reading
- Residential wiring
- Conduit bending
- Commercial wiring
- Motor controls
- Senior Project House
Opportunities After Graduation
The Springfield Clark CTC Electrical Trades program is a state-approved Pre-Apprenticeship program. Students successfully completing the Electrical Training Alliance Interim Credential meeting the qualifications specified by non-union/union paths will enter the workforce as second-year apprentices following graduation. Other students have the opportunity to enter the workforce as helpers, construction electricians, or construction wireman. The widening skills gap and retiring skilled tradesman have made electrical trades an in-demand career pathway. Currently, there aren’t enough people entering the field to fill openings left from retirees.
A Few of the Career Opportunities
- Construction Wireman
- Construction Electrician
- Electrical Material Handler
- Electrical Apprentice
- Maintenance Electrician
- Low Voltage Installer
College Scholarship Opportunities
$3,000 scholarships are available from Clark State Community College and Sinclair Community College to qualified students.
Credentials/ Certifications - ODE Value
OSHA 10 hour training - 1 Point
CPR/First Aid - 1 Point
Electrical Training Alliance Interim Credential - 12 Points
Ohio State Apprenticeship Council Recognized Pre-Apprenticeship Program certificate of Completion - 12 Points
Columbus State Community College Credits - Sem. Hrs.
APPL 1015 Electrical Foundations - 3 Credits
APPL 1310 DC Theory - 3 Credits
APPL 1710 OSHA 10 Hr. Safety and Health - 1 Credit
APPL 1115 Electrical Industry Survey - 2 Credits
APPL 1018 Principles of Conduit Bending - 2 Credits
Students will have the opportunity to earn credentials and college credits based on final program grades and /or test scores.
All credentials and college credits are current as of the posting of this website, but are subject to change.