This course introduces students to basic electricity and instrumentation & control systems fundamentals. Students learn basic circuit theory working with circuit boards and discrete components and learn to read sensors and control devices, using a microcontroller.  The course introduces students to applications in instrumentation & control through project-based learning.  Students are also introduced to industrial standards and documentation practices, including piping and instrumentation diagrams. Students will also have the opportunity to earn 6 hours of dual-enrollment credit.


    In Electrician 1, students gain hands-on training in the fundamentals of electrical wiring and electrical trades. Students are introduced to elements of residential, commercial, and industrial electrical installation and maintenance. The course covers basic orientation to the electrical trades and apprenticeship, codes and safety, DC circuit theory, and blueprint reading.  Students are introduced to the National Electrical Code (NEC) as a guide to minimum installation requirements for electrical systems.  Students complete online training modules, coupled with performance tasks to begin working with electrical tools and equipment. Students will have the opportunity to earn three industry-based certifications over the course of a semester.

    These classes will use Google Classroom and Google Drive for additional information and assignments. A running list of daily assignments will be maintained on Google Classroom and course lessons are shared on Google Drive. As a parent or guardian, if you would like to keep track of what is going on in the classroom please email me that your would like to be added as a guardian to your student's Classroom.

  • Additional Course Information

    Junior or Senior


  • Dual Enrollment Information

    Louisiana Delta Community College

    Students have the opportunity to dually enroll at LDCC in the following courses and are transferrable to Louisiana Tech: