NCCER Industrial Maintenance Electrical & Instrumentation

The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) is a national not-for-profit developed with the support of over 125 construction CEOs and association and academic leaders. NCCER develops standardized construction and maintenance curriculum and assessments with portable credentials. These credentials are tracked through NCCER’s Registry System that allows organizations and companies to track the qualifications of their craft professionals and/or check the qualifications of possible new hires. NCCER’s Registry System also assists craft professionals by maintaining their records in a secure database.

NCCER’s workforce development process of accreditation, instructor certification, standardized curriculum, registry, assessment and certification is a key component in the industry’s workforce development efforts.

NCCER’s Industrial Maintenance Electrical & Instrumentation program

Industrial maintenance electrical and instrumentation (IM E&I) technicians are needed in every industry that uses machinery, from automotive assembly plants to computer manufacturers. Not only do they repair and maintain electrical instruments and equipment, they also install and dismantle them. Every time a new appliance leaves a factory or a new car rolls off the line, a skilled electrical and instrumentation technicians played a role in producing it.

The NCCER IM E&I program will start with NCCER Core:

NCCER Core* covers items such as Safety, Construction Math, Hand and Power Tools, Construction Drawings, Materials Handling, and Communication and Employability Skills.

Days/Dates: Tuesdays/Thursdays, February 22 – March 29, 2018*
Times: 5:00 – 9:00 PM
Tuition: $1098
Location: Paul D. Camp Community College Suffolk Campus, 271 Kenyon Road, Suffolk VA 23434.
*NOTE: February 22 meets at 6:00 p.m. for Orientation. Classes will not meet spring break week: March 5 – 11, 2018

If you think you already have the NCCER Core skills and knowledge, you can sign up to take the “Challenge Tests”. If you pass all of the modules of Core, you will earn the certification without having to take the class. If you do not pass a module, you will be scheduled for the Core class above and retake the test.

*Participant must be 18 years of age and provide a copy of his/her high school diploma or GED,

Grants and/or scholarships may be available.

For registration information, contact the Workforce Development Office at 757-569-6050 or workforce@pdc.edu.

NCCER’s four-level IM E&I curriculum covers topics such as Fasteners and Anchors, Process Mathematics, Hydraulic and Pneumatic Controls, Process Control Loops, Instrument Calibration and Configuration, Electronic Components, Programmable Logic Controllers, and an

Introduction to the National Electrical Code, to name a few. Students can complete all 4 levels of IM E&I.