National Center for Construction Education & Research
Electricians install electrical systems in structures; they install wiring and other electrical components, such as circuit breaker panels, switches, and light fixtures, and they follow blueprints, the National Electrical Code® and state and local codes.
To prepare trainees a career in the electrical field, NCCER offers a comprehensive, 4-level Electrical curriculum that complies with DOL time-based standards for apprenticeship.
The ninth edition of Electrical has also been fully updated to the 2017 NEC® and includes revisions to the module examinations.
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Pre/Post-tests are created for secondary career and technical education. These tests are formerly known as the National Construction Career Tests (NCCT). Pre/Post-tests align with industry skill standards based upon NCCER's curriculum.
Pre- and Post-Test Information Sheet
NCCER's assessments evaluate the knowledge of an individual in a specific craft area and provide a prescription for upgrade training when needed. All assessments are based upon the NCCER Curriculum and have been developed in conjunction with subject matter experts from the industry.
Exciting Update for Texas
The state of Texas now accepts a successfully completed NCCER Industrial Electrician Written Assessment in place of taking the TDLR exam and provides a Journeyman Industrial Electrician License.
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Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) are a vital part of NCCER's Curriculum development process. SMEs are construction and maintenance professionals who have journey-level experience and have experience teaching their trades to others. Click below to view a list of SMEs who contributed to the development of this series.
This program includes an introduction to several other NCCER crafts, which allows opportunities for further career development.
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