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Teacher: George Logan

The Electrical Construction Academy prepares students for employment and post-secondary studies in the electrical trade and related occupations.

All courses involve classroom and electrical lab work and all courses lead to NCCER national certifications in the electrical trade. Students earning these certifications have their name and certification level entered into a national database for future job opportunities. Students also earn their OSHA safety certification and, upon graduation, are eligible for employment with local area electrical contractors.

Certifications and Employment Opportunities

  • National Center for Construction Education and Research, NCCER, Electrical Technologies I & II Certification is recognized by employers and educational institutions all across the US
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration, OSHA ,10 hour safety certification which is required for employment in all construction related positions
  • IBEW Joint Apprenticeship Training Center recognition of training offers students the opportunity to enter the apprenticeship school at an advanced level. The IBEW also places trainees in available jobs with member contractors.
  • Alabama Associated General Contractors, AGC, recognizes training and offers students the opportunity to enter CEFA, Construction Education Foundation of Alabama, classes at an advanced level. AGC also provides opportunities for employment with member contractors.
  • Excellent preparation for entering a community college technical program for additional training and degrees.

Career Paths

  • Master Electrician
  • Maintenance Electrician
  • Electrical Contractor
  • Project Manager
  • Electrical Estimator
  • Voice & Data Installer
  • Low Voltage, Security
  • HVAC
  • Carpentry
  • Welding


Skills USA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student excel and prepare for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations. Students are given the opportunity to participate in state and national skills competitions.



Notice: All Career and Technical Education (CTE\Academy) opportunities at Hewitt Trussville High School and Hewitt Trussville Middle School are offered to all students without regard to race, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Lack of English language skills is not a barrier to admission and participation in Career and Technical Education (CTE\Academy) Programs. There are no specified admissions criteria for program participation. The following CTE\Academy Programs are available: Engineering Academy, Biomedical Sciences Academy, Business & Finance Academy, Hospitality and Culinary Arts Academy, Multimedia Academy, Electrical Academy, Fire Science Program and Cooperative Education Program. CTE/Academy accessibility concerns should be directed to the Trussville City Schools Title IX/Section 504/Age Compliance Officer, Trussville Board of Education, 113 North Chalkville Road, Trussville, AL 35173.