Course Summary
Credit Type:
ACE Course Number:
160 hours (9 months) and 1,600 hours (1 year) field cooperative experience
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Basic Electricity
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 1 Labor Relations and History For A Total Of
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Construction Blueprint Reading
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 2 Electronic Assembly Techniques
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 1 Industrial Safety


To provide the first year first year of a three-year program of study and field experience for the Installer Technician program in the electrical construction industry with emphasis on telecommunications and low voltage systems.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to apply the principles of basic electricity (Telecommunications Industry Association/Electrical Industry Association (TIA/EIA) Standards and National Electrical Codes) including engineering reading, drawing and sketching, labor studies/history, industrial safety, mathematics in classroom instruction, demonstration, and supervised field experience related to low voltage installations in classroom instruction, demonstration, and supervised field experience
  • And complete all NJATC examinations (written, demonstration, and field competency) with a passing grade
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Discussion
  • Laboratory
  • Lectures
Supplemental Materials