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Program Description

Industrial Electricity students maintain and install motors, transformers, control instruments, lighting systems and many other different types of electrical equipment used in industrial and residential settings. Students also learn about computer programmable controls, conduit bending and installation of commercial and industrial wiring.

Program of Study

Junior Year Courses

Lab

3 Credits 

English

1 Credit

Math

1 Credit

Science

1 Credit

Elective

1 Credit

Senior Year Courses

Lab

3 Credits

English

1 Credit

Civics/Government

1 Credit

Math

1 Credit

Elective

.5 or 1 Credit

Electives are subject to availability and schedule. Not all electives are available every semester. Past elective options have included the following classes:

Accounting, Financial Literacy, Communications, Public Speaking, Entrepreneurship, Forensics, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Studies, Vertebrate Zoology, Psychology, Sociology, Military History, Modern Social Issues, Practical Computer Applications, Exploration of Literature, Literature and Popular Music, Literature and Films, Computer as a Writing Tool, Health, Healthy Safe Foods, Adult Living, Employability Skills, College 101, Study Skills. 

Math Options: Applied Algebra.

Course descriptions are available online.

Industry Certifications

College Credit

Upon meeting specific criteria, students have the opportunity to earn various types of college credit for career technical courses taken at Lorain County JVS. Students also have the opportunity to participate in Ohio's College Credit Plus program. College credit opportunities vary by program and are subject to change.

Student Organizations

Students are encouraged to become involved with the career-technical student organizations related to their programs, such as SkillsUSA. These organizations help develop leadership skills, cooperation, social interactions, and good citizenship. All members have opportunities to participate in regional, state, and national competitions to showcase their skills and earn college scholarships. Students who excel academically and have a commitment to community service may become a member of the National-Technical Honor Society.

Employment Resources

Strong partnerships between the JVS and business and industry help students gain work experience through work-based learning experiences, the JVS Summer Internship Program, and senior early job placement. The JVS is committed to helping successful graduates find employment in their career field. A detailed explanation of the student eligibility requirements for these experiences is included in the student handbook.

The JVS maintains an online job board to help connect students and alumni to local employment opportunities. The JVS website also hosts links to online resources for labor market data, as well as statewide and national career information. 


Teacher Information

Mr. Jan Ramirez

Dept: High School
Job Title: Industrial Electricity (IE) Instructor
Phone: (440) 774-1051 x22227
Fax: (440) 774-6421
Email: Click here to send a message

Program Highlights

  • Associated Builders and Contractors Apprenticeship
  • Code Requirements
  • CPR / First Aid
  • Electrical Circuits
  • Electrical Union-Local 129 Apprenticeship Association
  • Electro Mechanical Blueprints
  • Motor Controls
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10 Hour Certifications 
  • Wiring Diagrams

Career Pathways

  • Commercial and Industrial Electrician
  • Electrical Equipment Installer
  • Electrical Service Technician
  • Low Voltage Installer
  • Residential Electrician

 

With Additional Training

  • Fiber Optics Technician
  • Lineman
  • Telecommunications Technician
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