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Commercial Wiring Certificate (C35130CW)


This certificate program is designed to provide individuals with entry-level competencies in the National Electrical Code and commercial wiring methods. Upon successful completion, graduates should be able to work in an industrial setting, on equipment for power distribution, circuits, switches, enclosures, panels, fuses, and circuit breakers. Courses within the certificate may be applied toward an Associate in Applied Science degree in Electrical Systems Technology.

Course Sequence

Fall Semester Class Lab Credit
BPR 135 Schematics and Diagrams 2 0 2
ELC 114 Commercial Wiring 2 6 4
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 2 0 2
6 6 8
Spring Semester
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity 3 6 5
ELC 119 NEC Calculations 1 2 2
4 8 7

Employment Outlook

Employment of electricians is projected to grow 8% from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations. Increases in construction spending and demand for alternative energy sources will drive demand for electricians.

General Education Outcomes

Rockingham Community College has three general education outcomes:

Communication: Students will communicate using the conventions appropriate for the intended academic or professional audiences.

Information Literacy: Students will locate, evaluate, and use appropriate information for academic and professional tasks.

Critical Thinking: Students will analyze information and ideas and develop reasoned solutions to academic or professional problems. 

OutcomesPass Rates by Year
Information Literacy87%65%61%65%73%59%
Critical Thinking51%52%41%51%57%62%


Rockingham Community College
215 Wrenn Memorial Rd.
Wentworth, NC 27375


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Friday: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm


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