2022 - 2023 Dallas College Catalog

2022 - 2023 Catalog
Program: Construction Technology
Title: Rising Electrical Technician Certificate

(Level 1 Certificate)

Cedar Valley, Eastfield and North Lake campus only

NEW

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

This program introduces students to the electrical and mechanical principles necessary to begin an electrical career as an electrician's helper. Commonly used tools and instruments are introduced and safety is emphasized. The preferred program alternative is for each student to experience a cooperative work experience at the program's culmination.

Degree Plan Code: C1.CT.RISE.ELEC

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ELPT 1321 Introduction to Electrical Safety and Tools 3
ELPT 1311 Basic Electrical Theory 3
ELPT 1325 National Electrical Code 1 3
Semester Total 9
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ELPT 1370 Electrical Blueprint Reading 3
ELPT 1329 Residential Wiring 3
ELPT 1380 Cooperative Education - Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General OR 3
OSHT 1307 Construction Site Safety and Health (3)
Semester Total 9
Minimum Hours Required 18

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.