Electrical Maintenance- Eau Claire Campus

Dual Credit High School Academy

​CVTC and local high schools have partnered to offer students entering grades 9-12 an opportunity to explore a variety of ways electricity is used across the Chippewa Valley to move products we buy on Amazon and locally that depend on industrial electricity. Students will engage in hands on, interactive labs on equipment used by local employers such as Nestle, Walmart, Menards Distribution Center, Midwest Manufacturing, JD Manufacturing, Ashley Furniture, Gold N' Plump, and Bush Brothers. Faculty can connect students with local employers looking to hire skilled workers. Students will be introduced to industrial electricity utilizing both classroom and lab experiences, including electrical systems and controls. Students will also learn concepts of component selection, power transmission application, failure analysis, and predictive maintenance techniques in a hands on lab experience.

Students who successfully complete all three courses earn their Electrical Maintenance Technical Diploma and learn hands on about opportunities in automation. Students will have the ability to work with local employers and participate in youth apprenticeship programs at their high school. 

The academy has been scheduled to meet the needs of diverse student schedules. A combination of online and face to face open lab experiences will be provided. The open lab allows students the flexibility to determine the best dates and times each week to attend class Monday through Friday between the hours of 12-4 p.m. 

Spring Course Schedule & Dates: January 18 - May 14, 2021

Certificate TitleCreditsCourse Time/Dates
462-118 Industrial Electricity Principles 
3 credit

Monday, January 18, 2021 – Friday, May 14, 2021
M - F | 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

462-121 IOT Automated Manufacturing 
4 credit

Monday, January 18, 2021 – Friday, May 14, 2021
M - F | 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

462-123 PLC Manufacturing Applications 
3 credits

Monday, January 18, 2021 – Friday, May 14, 2021
M - F | 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Course Description

462-118 Industrial Electricity Principles (3 Credits)
This course introduces the student to basics of electricity needed by the industrial mechanic. Included are basic electrical theory, operation and use of the Volt-Ohm meter, AC and DC electric motors, motor controls and wiring, and applications as needed to install, operate, and control industrial machines. Through classroom and laboratory activities, students can develop a practical understanding of electrical components, control, and operation.

462-121 IOT Automated Manufacturing (4 Credits)
This course is designed to give the student understanding and experience with various types of automated equipment. Proper Lock-out & Tag-out and troubleshooting Motors and Motor Drives. The set-up and operation of the machinery and repair of such equipment and components on the equipment will be performed. Projects of function, troubleshooting, and repair will be the prime emphasis. Explore connectivity to networks and Internet of Things (IoT) with Industrial controls.

462-123 PLC Manufacturing Applications  (3 Credits)
This course is designed to use the basic and advanced electrical and electronic control devices in control simulated and actual automated industrial machines. Set up, operation, and system troubleshooting of PLC and, Internet of Things (IoT) devices will be emphasized. PLC operations, programming and troubleshooting. Connectivity to Internet of Things (IoT) with Industrial controls components will be investigated.

Just the Facts

Spring 2021
10 Credit High School Academy

Registration Status //
Open

Academy Dates //
January 18 - May 15, 2021

Days of Week //
Monday - Friday

Times //
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Classroom Location //
CVTC Manufacturing Education Center

Print this fact sheet.

 

Ready to apply for this high school academy?

Apply for This Academy

Still have questions? Please contact Keith Stearns at 715-831-7259 for more information.