WSCC’s Division of Community Education to offer electricity courses

Walters State’s Division of Community Education will offer courses in electricity this fall at the Greeneville/Greene County Center for Technology. The non-credit courses provide basic skills for people looking for a career switch into electricity or industrial maintenance. The series also draws many who want to improve “do it yourself” skills.

 All of the classes meet from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The cost is $399 per class; students can enroll in all three for a discounted $999.

 •Residential Electricity Level 1, Sept. 11-Oct. 16, introduces the fundamental concepts of electricity and test equipment. Topics include residential electrical safety, test equipment and tools, the national electric code and residential components and blueprints.

 •Commercial Electricity Level 2, Oct. 16-Nov. 29, includes and introduction to commercial wiring concepts, working with conduits, branch circuits, motor and appliance circuits and service entrance. Feeder and panel boards will also be covered.

 •Industrial Electricity Level 3, Jan. 15-Feb. 14, introduces industrial electricity including industrial electrical diagrams, unit-substation, feeder bus and panel boards, HVAC and other facilities. This course covers many required skills for industrial maintenance technicians.

 For more information, contact Tammy Foy at 423-639-3790 or Tammy.Foy@ ws.edu. Information is also available at www.ws.edu/community-ed.

Posted on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 10:31 am