ECCC Workforce Development offers ‘Electrical Theory’ Class

An “Electrical Theory Class,” consisting of the Principles of AC and DC electricity used for power and controls in industrial, commercial, agricultural and residential applications is being offered at ECCC’s Integrated Technologies Training Center (ITTC) located in Choctaw. The training is designed to cover topics such as Ohm’s Law, Kirchoff’s Law, series and parallel circuits, induction and capacitance, calculating current and voltage drops, using various electrical meters to troubleshoot and diagnose circuit problems, and electric controls that will explore the ladder logic used to safely operate machinery with the use of relays, timers, push buttons, and safety interlocks. The class is being offered through East Central Community College’s Workforce Development Center.

Registration will be held on Monday, August 5, 2013 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at ITTC.  Classes will begin on Monday, August 12, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and will run for twelve consecutive weeks.  Class meetings may be available simultaneously through the use of video/conferencing equipment made possible through the Community Based Job Training Grant at our Carthage and Louisville Career Advancement Centers for those living outside Neshoba County.

Blake Warren, Advanced Skills Trainer, will be serving as instructor.

Cost of the class is $175.  Financial assistance may be available.

For more information, contact Chris Clark, ECCC Workforce Development Coordinator, Phone 601-635-6245 or Warren, Phone 601-389-0832. Their email address is cclark@eccc.edu or bwarren@eccc.edu .