Sussex County Vocational Technical School District


The Electrical and Green Energy Technologies program covers the elements of electricity and the electrical procedures and techniques for wiring residential, commercial, and industrial units.  Students receive comprehensive instruction based on the National Electric Code which governs current rules and regulations of the trade.  

 Students are provided with opportunities to practice the skills required for wiring various types of new construction. Other tasks include performing on-site electrical maintenance, and cutting, bending, and installing conduit. The installation and wiring of motors and motor controls are also part of the curriculum. Students become familiar with many of the latest advances in the electrical field such as programmable electronic control systems. 

 Furthermore, students learn and utilize knowledge and skills related to “green” renewable energy and management. Students are introduced to green renewable energy sources such as wind and solar. Sustainable and cost-efficient energy methods are measured, examined and compared. Students problem-solve to design and apply energy solutions.


Future Jobs & Career Paths 

  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electrical Contractor
  • Electrical Consultant
  • Electrical Inspector
  • Electrical Estimator 
  • Electrical Purchasing Agent
  • Master Electrician
  • Journeyman Electrician
  • Electrical Sales Representative 
  • Control Room Operator
  • Marine Electrician
  • Media Electrician
  • Military Career
  • Electrical Maintenance and Service
  • Electrical Lineman
  • Logic Programmer for Programmable Controllers
  • Service Technician
  • Transportation Signals Installer