Electrician Low Voltage Fire/Security Certificate

CIP Code

43.0204

Prepares students for positions as low voltage electrician apprentices specializing in the electronic fire/security industry as alarm-system installers and service technicians. Students participate in realistic hands-on training in the classroom on burglar alarms, fire alarms, card access, and closed-circuit TV.

Included in this program are academic courses in communication (English composition, speech), quantitative reasoning (math), and social sciences (psychology, sociology) that provide knowledge and abilities that enhance personal development and serve as a foundation for technical skills.

The Electrician Low Voltage Fire/Security Certificate Program is approved as a Limited Energy (06) specialty electrical training program in the State of Washington.

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates applying to become a Limited Energy (06) specialty electrician can be credited with 1,089 hours of work experience.

All technical courses must be completed with a minimum “C” grade to receive the certificate.

Program Length

This certificate program is approximately three quarters long, depending on the time students need to satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements.

Admission Dates

Summer, fall, winter, and spring quarters.

Completion Requirements

Prerequisite(s)

A mandatory orientation is required before admission to the program.

Program Course List

EFS 105AC/DC Electricity: Basic Theory, Fractions & Ohm's Law

7

EFS 106AC/DC Electricity: Series Parallel & Combination Circuits

7

EFS 107AC/DC Electricity: Electrical Power & Power Applications

7

EFS 108National Electrical Code Print Reading

7

EFS 109National Alarm Installer Training Program

7

EFS 110CCTV Application & Design

7

EFS 118National Electrical Codes

6

EFS 119National Fire Codes

6

EFS 121CCTV Field Service & Installation

7

EFS 124Washington Administrative Codes

2

CMST& 220Public Speaking

5

Any 100-Level Math Class

5

PSY 112DIVPsychology of the Workplace

5

COLL 102College Success for All

3

Total Credit Hours:81