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VC offering three levels of Electrical classes this spring

Electrical 2 Victoria College will offer three levels of Electrical classes this spring at VC’s Emerging Technology Complex.

Victoria College will offer Electrical Level 1, 2 and 3 classes during the Spring 2020 semester.

Electrical Level 1 will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 11-June 4, from 6 to 9 p.m. in Room 226 of the Industrial Training Center at VC’s Emerging Technology Complex. The course will provide an introduction to the electrical trade, electrical circuits, theory and safety, conductors and cable, device boxes, hand bending and residential electrical services. Students must first successfully complete the mandatory “Core Curriculum: Introductory Craft Skills” class. The cost for the Electrical Level I class is $750 and includes all materials.

Electrical Level 2 will be offered on Mondays and Wednesdays, Feb. 10-June 8, from 6 to 9 p.m. in Room 222 of the Industrial Training Center at VC’s Emerging Technology Complex. Students will study alternating current; motors theory and application; circuit breakers and fuses; conductor installations, terminations and splices; conduit bending; grounding and bonding; and pull and junction boxes. Students must have first successfully completed the Electrical Level 1 course. The cost for the Electrical Level 2 class is $650 and includes all materials.

Electrical Level 3 will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 11-June 4, from 6 to 9 p.m. in Room 222 of the Industrial Training Center at VC’s Emerging Technology Complex. The course will provide advanced study in load calculations, healthcare facilities, and standby and emergency systems. Topics will include advanced controls, fire alarm systems, HVAC controls, heat tracing, freeze protection, motor operation and maintenance, medium-voltage termination and splices, and specialty transformers. Students must have first successfully completed the Electrical Level 2 course. The cost for the Electrical Level 3 class is $700 and includes all materials.

Scholarships and financial aid are available.

For more information or to register, call (361) 582-2528 or email Mary.Hardy@VictoriaCollege.edu.