Electrical Construction

Program Description

The General Apprenticeship with a concentration in Electrical Construction is a 50 credit hour program for apprentices of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) that prepares them with the required classroom theory added to their in-the-field work experience to attain the level of journeyman in the electrical field. The essential purpose of this program is to meet the changing needs of this labor group and to provide the highest level of education possible for employees of the region in electrical work. The goal of this program is to provide specialized skilled-trades courses in an effort to provide students with the skills necessary, based on industry standards, to become electrical journeymen. The curriculum places emphasis on the development of a common set of trade skills.

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Curriculum

Electrical Construction-460301-Diploma Certificate Option
Course No. Course Title Lecture Lab Total Credit Hrs
GAEC 1100 Introduction to Electrician Apprenticeship 3 0 3
GAEC 1110 Job Safety & Health 2 0 2
TCA - Trade Helper Electrical Construction (5) 5
GAEC 1120 Apprentice Trade Related Mathematics 2 0 2
GAEC 1130 Apprentice Trade Technology Part I 3 0 3
TCA - General Apprentice: Electrical Construction Technician (10) 5
GAEC 1200 Apprentice Trade Related Science 2 0 2
GAEC 1210 Apprentice Trade Technology Part II 3 0 3
GAEC 1220 Customer Service in the Trade Area 2 0 2
GAEC 1230 Apprentice Trade Technology Part III 3 0 3
GAEC 1300 Apprentice Trade Technology Part IV 5 0 5
CTS - General Apprentice: Electrical Construction (25) 15
GAEC 2100 Apprentice Trade Technology Part V 5 0 5
GAEC 2200 Apprentice Trade Technology Part VI 5 0 5
GAEC 2210 Apprentice Trade Technology Part VII 5 0 5
GAEC 2300 Apprentice Trade Technology Part VIII 5 0 5
GAEC 2310 Apprentice Trade Technology Part IX 5 0 5
TD - General Apprentice: Electrical Construction (50) 25
Total Clock Hours 750

Program Information

CIP Code: 460301

Program Type: Diploma

Program Resources

Contact Information

Deborah Coles - Administrative Assistant

deborah.coles@sowela.edu

(337) 421-6992

3820 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Avenue
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615
(337) 421-6565
(800) 256-0483
info@sowela.edu

Mon-Thu: 7:45 AM to 4:15 PM
Friday: 7:45 AM to 12:00 PM
(337) 421-6550

SOWELA Technical Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person(s) have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Officer

Candy Parker

candy.parker@sowela.edu

(337) 421-6510 or (800) 256-0483

3820 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

ADA Officer

Maegan Lewis

maegan.lewis@sowela.edu

(337) 421-6952 or (800) 256-0483

3850 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

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