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Install and maintain shipboard electrical systems...
Electrician apprentices install, test, operate and maintain the most cutting-edge shipboard electrical systems, including lighting, power distribution, machinery, electronics, inter-ship communications, fire control/weapons systems, testing and nuclear plant work. Also, they complete a rigorous series of electrical theory courses to complement on-the-job training.
X311 Applied Theory I: DC Concepts 90 Hours 5 Credits
X312 Applied Theory II: AC Concepts 90 Hours 5 Credits
X313 Applied Theory III: Polyphase Systems and Controls 115 Hours 6 Credits
X316 Programmable Logic Controllers 66 Hours 2 Credits
The WCSC supports the entire apprentice program by providing each apprentice with the technical knowledge required for the mastery of a trade, and an opportunity to obtain an associate degree in business administration, engineering technology, or engineering. The curriculum provides the educational foundation necessary for continued growth throughout a career.