Basics in Electrical Construction
Electricians are problem-solvers.
They use specialized hand tools, drills, and diagnostic
tools to install and repair complex electrical wiring systems.
As an electrician, you can specialize in repairing power outages, laying wiring for new buildings or troubleshooting electrical issues. In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of electrical tools and materials as well as have exposure to electrical blueprints and basic circuitry. Colorado needs workers in electrical contracting. These fundamental skills will prove valuable to your career in the booming construction industry.
Monday – Fridays
- Electrical Terms
- Rough Electric
- Basic Safety
- Electrician’s tools
- Electrical design/plans
- Working with conduit and MC wire
- Wiring using schematics
Hands-on build projects like
- Pulling cable
- Roughing into framing
- Wiring a 2-way and 30-way switch and ceiling fan
- Testing and troubleshooting
Must be a graduate of the Construction Skills Bootcamp
HBI pre-apprenticeship electrical certification
HBI Electrical Pre-apprenticeship Certification is a nationally recognized pre-apprenticeship certification. However, these hours do not count toward state electrical apprenticeship hours, or towards the hours needed for a Journeyman or Wireman’s license
You can also join us for a 30-minute Info Session at Colorado Homebuilding Academy. At the info session, we discuss your career plans and our program, show you around our space and give you an opportunity to apply.