Program Placement Rate:

100%

Source 2016-17 Dunwoody Career Services Annual Report

Electrical Construction & Maintenance

Prepare for a career in the electrical industry in a wide array of fields—including construction, maintenance, manufacturing, and estimating—with a degree in Electrical Construction & Maintenance.

13.8

Job Inquiries Per Graduate

Source 2016-17 Dunwoody Career Services Annual Report

Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry approved two-year electrical program

2 Years

Graduates earn an associate of applied science degree

DAYTIME CLASSES ONLY
AND ON CAMPUS ONLY

Facilities

Basic Electricity ACDC

AC/DC Electrical Lab

Learn how circuits work by testing the theories of electricity and magnetism.
  • Various electronic components – diodes, capacitors, LEDs
  • Circuit elements such as switches, transformers, inductors, and contactors
  • Experiment with multiple power sources of various voltage and frequency
  • Test and measure circuits with analog and digital multi-meters, voltmeters, ammeters, wattmeters and galvometers

Renewable Energies Lab

Learn about renewable energies, including solar and wind. Install and commission solar and wind equipment and learn about energy management.
  • 400 watt wind generator
  • Wind and solar trainers, solar tracking trainer, solar shading calculators
  • On-site battery storage
  • Benders, cutters, reamers, and other tools used in installing solar/wind power generation units
Electrical House

Electrical House

Learn how to wire everything in a residential unit by completing projects in our three-story house, including installing an electrical service panel.
  • Wire switches and lights
  • Residential equipment such as water heater, A/C units, and electrical panels
  • Building controls such as fire, security, access, and lighting

Commercial/Industrial Electrical Lab

Gain wiring experience for commercial and industrial applications, including interior and exterior settings
  • MC, EMT, IMC, PVC, wiremould, surface raceway
  • Tools used in commercial/industrial settings such as power benders, cutters, reamers, and tuggers
  • Equipment for installing various types of luminaires (lighting fixtures) and for completing lighting calculations and measurements
  • Equipment for installing single phase and three phase transformers and panel boards for commercial applications

PLC and Motors Lab

Explore the manufacturing side of electricity in our new Seiman’s PLC Laboratory.
  • Program VFDs, HDMi, LAN modules to control signals, sensors, and motors
  • Hardwire industrial controls, motors, starters, and transformers