Basics in Electrical Construction

Overview

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.

Course Schedule

Four Weeks
Monday – Fridays
12:00-4pm

See upcoming dates on our class calendar

Course Content

Electrical Introduction

  • Electrical Terms 
  • Rough Electric 
  • Basic Safety
  • Electrician’s tools

Electrical Details

  • Electrical design/plans
  • Circuitry 
  • Working with conduit and MC wire
  • Wiring using schematics

Electrical Practice

Hands-on build projects like

  • Pulling cable
  • Roughing into framing
  • Wiring a 2-way and 30-way switch and ceiling fan
  • Testing and troubleshooting 

Cost

$300

Requirements

Must be a graduate of the Construction Skills Bootcamp

Certification

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 Will Learn

Basics of Electrical Construction Course Topics
Electrical construction student

How to Enroll

Contact us  at Enroll@coHomeBuildingAcademy.org . 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.