155 Ayers Street, Barre VT 05641

Phone: (802)-476-6237

Fax: (802)-476-4045

What We Do

The Electrical Technology program gives students everything they need to prepare to be electricians. Electricity is essential for light, power, air-conditioning, and refrigeration, and electricians are trained to install, connect, test, and maintain electrical systems for a variety of purposes. Students in Electrical Technology may work indoors or outdoors on a variety of construction sites as well as in our program’s lab. This course provides training to prepare electricians in both the fields of construction and maintenance.



Successful students in this program have these academic opportunities available to them.

 - Occupational Safety & Health (OSHA) 10 hour certification

 - 300 hours credited toward the Vermont Electrical Registered Apprenticeship Program

 - Opportunity to test for the 1st year of the Vermont Electrical Apprenticeship Program


Vermont Proficiency Alignment

While covering a full curriculum of content specific to this trade, students in this program will be trained and assessed on the following high school-level academic proficiencies using the following indicators from Vermont’s Proficiency-Based Graduation Requirements.

For more information about Vermont’s Proficiency-Based Graduation Requirements, visit the VT Agency of Education’s website here.


      Major Proficiencies:  1. Modeling    2. Number & Quantity   5. Geometry

      Minor Proficiencies:  4. Functions


      1. Physical Science   2. Physical Science   8. Engineering Tech


      1. Reading   2. Writing   3. Writing   4. Speaking & Listening   5. Speaking & Listening   6. Language


      1. Career Exploration   2. Career Clusters   3. Career Readiness   4. Work Readiness   5. Reading   6. Writing   7. Speaking & Listening   8. Digital Citizenship   9. Creative Communicator


      1. Communication   2. Self-Direction   3. Problem Solving   4. Citizenship   5. Integrative Thinking



Electrical Technology Students use this industry-recognized text, although others might be used throughout the year.

 - National Electrical Code: Electrical Residential Wiring- NFPA 70


Recommended Reading Level

Textbooks and the majority of class texts in this course are written at the following grade level. The first number correlates to the grade level and the decimal refers to the monthly progress throughout the year. For example, an 11.3 would translate to an “11th grade reading level, approximately 3 months into the school year.”

 - 13.3 (Electrical Residential Wiring)


Recommended Math Skills

Successful students in this program should expect to master these math skills. Previous preparation and training in these areas are critical for academic success in this program.

 - Ohm’s law

 - Manipulating formulas

 - Frequent complex calculations

 - Voltage drop calculation

 - Measuring

 - Using industry code charts

 - Basic math (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)


CVCC Safety Exam

Every CVCC Program begins the year with a Safety Exam. Students are required to pass this safety exam before they can participate in program lab settings. For more information about these exams, contact the CVCC School Counseling Coordinator.

 - Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) 10 hour certification

Instructor Information

Instructor: Jeremi Lyford


Phone: (802).476.6237 ext. 2016

Shop Phone: (802).476.6237 ext. 2131


The Central Vermont Career Center does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color,

national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, and marital status in

admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities.

Click here to read our official Notice of Discrimination as a full document.

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