2020-2021 College Catalog

Residential Wiring TCC

Residential Wiring TCC (Major Code: RW21)

Program Description

The Residential Wiring Technical Certificate of Credit prepares students for employment in the construction industry as qualified residential technicians. Topics include NEC regulations, blueprint reading, principles of direct and alternating current, and residential wiring procedures and practices.

Career Information


Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 14.2% nationally and 12.5% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $45,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually.

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Program Contact Information

Sheba Stepps

Instructor, Electrical Construction

Academic Building C2317



Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 2 terms
Program Credit Hours: 16
Estimated Program Cost: $2,211

Course Outline


Occupational Courses (4 Credits)

ELTR 1060Electrical Prints, Schematics, and Symbols


IDFC 1007Industrial Safety Procedures


Select one of the following Dc courses (3 Credits)

IDFC 1011Direct Current I


IDSY 1101DC Ciircuit


ELTR 1010


Select one of the following Ac courses (3 Credits)

IDFC 1012Alternating Curent I


IDSY 1105AC Circuit Analysis


ELTR 1020


Select one of the following Residential Clusters (6 Credits)

ELTR 1205Residential Wiring I


ELTR 1210Residential Wiring II





ELTR 1200

ELTR 1215

Total Credit Hours: 16


Program Outcomes

1. The graduate will have developed the knowledge and skills to safely work with direct and alternating current circuits.
2. The graduate will have developed the knowledge and skills to correctly interpret electrical prints, drawings, and schematics.
3. The graduate will have developed the knowledge and skills to wire a residential structure.