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Electricity is essential for light, power, air conditioning and refrigeration.

Electricity is essential for light, power, air conditioning and refrigeration.

Electricians install, connect, test and maintain electrical systems for a variety of reasons, from climate control to security to communications. Students in this program will learn to install, service, maintain and troubleshoot residential, commercial and industrial wiring systems.

Career Technical Skills

  • Construction Technology – Core & Sustainable Construction

  • Residential Electrical Systems

  • Construction Electrical Systems

  • Commercial Electrical Systems

  • Industrial Electrical Systems

  • DC Electronic Circuits

  • Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Capstone

Industry Recognized credentials

  • Ohio State Apprenticeship Council Recognized Pre-Apprenticeship Program Certificate of Completion

  • NCCER Core

  • Forklift Operation

  • Manlift Operation

  • HAZWOPER Cerification

  • AWP Operator Training

  • OSHA 10 Certification

  • CPR Certification

Possible future

  • General Electricians

  • Electrical Engineers

  • Construction Technicians

  • Electric Company Repairmen

  • Electric-Mechanical Technicians

  • Linesmen

Other Electrical Technology Program Details


PLCC Electrical Technology is a full time program for high school juniors and seniors. Students will have the opportunity to visit and apply during the sophomore year.  Class size is limited to 20 students.

Scope, Sequence, & Curriculum

The Scope, Sequence, and Curriculum document is updated annually with input and ultimate approval from the program’s Advisory Committee of industry professionals.  This document contains detailed information about all that the program has to offer its students including the program goals, program alignment with state curriculum standards, a detailed description of each course taught within the program, program grading scale, industry credentials, and college credit opportunities specific to the program, and the program teacher’s own notes and input.

Student Organization

Program Fees


College Credit Potential

All programs at PLCC have the potential for either direct articulated credits at select colleges and/or universities or are able to acquire college credits through career technical assurance guides (CTAGs) in cooperation with the Ohio Department of Higher Education.

On The Job Training

During the senior year, students who have met the requirements and have received a recommendation by their program instructor, have the opportunity to go on School-to-Work Job Placement.  We work with our students and local employers to place them in a job that is related to their program of study, giving them real-life experience while simultaneously earning school credit.


Jerry Patton



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If you are a high school student, please note that you will have several opportunities to visit PLCC during your sophomore year.

Once we receive your request, a PLCC staff member will follow up directly. Thank you for your interest, we look forward to seeing you soon.

Portage Lakes Career Center is accessible to visitors with physical disabilities. Visitors should contact the Main Office at 330-896-8200 prior to arrival for parking instructions and other information.