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.
- Master Electrician
- Journeyman Electrician
- Electrical Engineer
- Systems Contractor for Fire/Burglar Alarm
- Telephone/CATV Technician
- Electrical Equipment Distribution Supplier
- 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.
- Parents Night for Electricity Seniors