Shared Time

2 Swartzel Drive, Middletown 07748
Phone: 732-671-0650      Fax: 732-671-7455

Teacher: Mr. Don Kausch

High School Program Description

Electricity is a two-year program offering HIGH SCHOOL students an opportunity to learn and experience the skills necessary to achieve an entry-level position in the electrical contracting field. The curriculum includes class work instruction in electrical theory in Ohm’s Law, Power and AC & DC Circuitry. Students will be able to perform calculations of resistance, current, voltage and wattage in series and parallel circuits. The National Electrical Code plays a major roll in the course of study. The curriculum offers hands-on work, as well as resume writing, job application, and interviewing skills.

Career Pathways

  • Residential Electrician/Contractor
  • Journeyman/Commercial Electrician
  • Maintenance Electrician
  • Plant Electrician

Program Skills And Tasks

  • Installation of residential outlet and lighting circuits
  • Comprehensive introduction to the National Electrical Code
  • Conduit bending and installation practices for Metallic and PVC
  • Electrical Services & Components
  • Commercial and Industrial wiring methods
  • Major appliance and heating circuits and controls
  • Coaxial wiring for cable TV and CCTV
  • Category 5 wiring and techniques

Important Information

Opportunity to be employed with a local electrical contractor through MCVSD Structured Learning program. Involvement in SKILLS USA through state contests and national membership.

Continuing Education

  • Pennsylvania College of Tech
  • New England Institute of Technology
  • SUNY Delhi University
  • Lincoln Technical Institute
  • Everest Institute
  • Eastwick College (HoHoKus School of Trade & Technical Services

High School Credits Earned

Level One
Electricity 1 10 credits
CTE Math I 5 credits
CTE Science I 5 credits
Level Two
Electricity 2 10 credits
CTE Math II 5 credits
CTE Science II 5 credits
TOTAL: 40 credits

Certificates Upon Graduation

MCVSD Program Certificate
MCVSD Skills Profile

Additional Information

NJ AVERAGE WAGES (as of 2013)
Electrician Helper $29,000.00
Maintenance Electrician $39,000.00
Plant Electrician $56,000.00
Master Electrician/Contractor $75,000.00