Holy Cross

High School

Offers a Jump Start to a

Career in the Electrical Industry

26-20 Francis Lewis Blvd - Flushing, NY 11358

About our Program

The Electrical Trade Program is in association with the Electrical and HVAC/R Training Center. This program is designed to develop the skills and knowledge necessary for students to enter the Electrical Trade field.

Holy Cross High School, in our continued effort to support student success, has partnered with the Electrical and HVAC/R Trainging Center to provided this program at an additional tuition cost of $7,100. The program is integrated into the senior year course of study and requires a commitment of additional classroom hours extending the school day to 3:15 pm. There will also be some required Saturdays. Upon completion of this program, students will receive the following:

Students will Receive the following:

  • Electrical Training Center Certificate of Completion
  • 30 hr. OSHA Outreach Training For Construction (Card)
  • 8 hr. Fall Prevention
  • 2 hr. Drug and Alcohol Awareness
  • 4 High School Credits
  • Habitat of Humanity Job Site – Students will utilize hands skills for a positive impact on the community

Electrical Program Schedule & Topics Below:

  • Site Safety Training 40 Hours
  • (PPE) Personal Protective Equipment


  • Introduction to Hand Tools
  • Introduction to Power Tools
  • Material Handling
  • Basic Rigging Fasteners, Hardware and Wiring Terminations

Tools for the Trades

  • Calculating Area, Volume
  • Basic Principle of Algebra
  • Geometric Figures, Angles, Triangles

Trade Math

  • Atoms
  • Series Circuits
  • Parallel Circuits
  • Wiring Circuits

Electrical Theory and OHMS Law

  • AC Cable
  • MC Cable
  • EMT
  • Greenfield
  • PVC

Wiring Methods and connectors

  • Materials
  • Conductor Sizes
  • Conductor Identification
  • Ampacity
  • Strip Conductors
  • Splice Conductors
  • Hook Conductors


  • Type of Boxes
  • Type of Fitting
  • Box Fill
  • Covers

Boxes fitting / Covers

  • Switches and Receptacles and Fixtures
  • Wiring Methods and Fixtures
  • Wire Device and Lamps

Device Wiring

  • Requirements for Branch Circuits
  • Required Lighting
  • Pool Wiring
  • Electrical Services

National Electrical Code

  • EMT (Electrical Metallic Tubbing)
  • RMC (Rigid Metal Conduit)
  • PVC (Poly Vinyl Chloride Conduit)
  • FMC (Flexible Metal Conduit)
  • LFMC (Liquid Tight Flexible Metal Conduit)
  • IMC (Intermediate Conduit)

Raceway and Fittings

  • Communication Skills
  • Employability Skills
  • Customer Relations
  • Crew Leadership

Career Readiness

  • Identification of Heating Systems
  • Identification of Cooling Systems
  • Service Switches, disconnects
  • Thermostats
  • Control Wiring

HVAC Controls

Now you know about the program the next step is to sign up