Electricity

Associated Teachers/Faculty

Mr. Christos Xerras

Career Program Description

The Electricity program prepares students for meaningful employment in the field of electrical contracting, design, and/or engineering. This is a s systematic progression beginning with apprenticeship during school (co-op) or upon graduation. Students are placed with local electrical contractors based on their specific skill sets and applicability to contractor business models.

The students are prepared with a robust and comprehensive curriculum based on Massachusetts and National Standards, that includes the following:

  • Safety and State Licensing Regulations
  • Technical Schematics
  • Drawings and Blueprints
  • Proper use of Power and Hand Tools and Diagnostic Equipment
  • Electrical Theory
  • All aspects of Electrical Construction, techniques, and material selection and application
  • Proper use of the National Electrical Code with Massachusetts Amendments

Students graduate with partial credit toward the education and work requirements for licensure in Massachusetts as a Journeyman Electrician.

Career Paths

  • Master Electrician
  • Journeyman Electrician
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Architect
  • Systems Contractor for Fire/Burglar Alarm
  • Telephone/CATV Technician
  • Electrical Equipment Distribution Supplier

Related Activities

  • Cooperative Education
  • Summer employment opportunities
  • Junior and Senior students create a simulated electrical contracting company and work on campus and across the the North Shore completing real jobs including service work, troubleshooting, remodeling, new construction, and energy efficient green projects.

Events

  • Parents Night for Electricity Seniors