Automation Academy

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.

Studeents earn industry credentials and learn hands on about opportunites in automation. Students will have the ability to work with local employers and participate in youth apprenticeship programs at thier hihh school. 

This is the first course in our Electrical Maintenance technical diploma, preparing you for high demand jobs. The course has been scheduled to meet the needs of diverse student schedules. A combination of online and face to face open lab requires students in this class to commit to 10 hours each week. 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. 

Course TitleCourse Time

Industrial Electricity

3 credits

June 8 - July 31, 2020

Monday - Friday, 12 - 4 p.m.

(Requires students to choose 10 hours a week between online and face to face lab based on their schedule.)

Academy Location: CVTC Manufacturing Education Center

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.

Just the Facts

Summer 2020
3 Credit High School Academy

Registration Status //
Upcoming

Academy Dates //
June 8 - July 31, 2020

Days of Week //
Mon - Fri

Times //
12 - 4 p.m. (Flexible)

Classroom Location //
CVTC Manufacturing Education Center

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