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Electrical Skills:  Park maintenance workers install, maintain, and repair electrical systems in park offices, shops, residences, water and sewer treatment plants, pump stations, exhibits, and grounds. Electrical training is conducted in three phases (Basic Electrical, Electrical Skills, and Advanced Electrical Skills) which are consistent with performance expectations for California park maintenance classifications.



Basic Electrical
Basic Electrical provides entry level park maintenance workers with an introduction to tools, materials, and techniques used to repair park electrical systems. Program content includes an introduction to electricity and simple electrical systems, basic 110 volt electrical system repairs, tool use, materials applications and storage, and safety.

Department Participants: Job-required training for Park Maintenance Assistants and Services Assistants - Maintenance.
Job-related training for Park Maintenance Worker Is.
Non-Department Participants: Entry-level maintenance personnel. Cost: $800 for California Resident, $900 for Out-of-State Resident. (Cost includes registration, meals and lodging.)
Program Length: 36 hours

Intermediate Electrical Skills

Intermediate Electrical Skills is a transitional-level training program designed to meet the needs of the semi-skilled park maintenance worker. Program content includes an introduction to plan reading, the National Electrical Code, residential circuit design and practical wiring projects, tools and equipment usage, and troubleshooting and repairing of 110 and 220-volt single-phase systems.

Department Participants: Job-required training for Park Maintenance Worker Is (unless proficiency can be demonstrated).
Job-related training for Park Maintenance Worker IIs.
Non-Department Participants: Semi-skilled maintenance personnel. Cost: $800 for California Resident, $900 for Out-of-State Resident. (Cost includes registration, meals and lodging.)
Program Length: 36 hours

Advanced Electrical Skills
Advanced Electrical Skills provides continuing instruction in electrical topics for experienced park maintenance personnel. Program content includes an introduction to three phase systems, commercial wiring practices, electrical codes and safety regulations, project planning, motor controls, troubleshooting and repair.

Department Participants: Job-required training for Park Maintenance Worker IIs and Maintenance Mechanics.
Job-related training for Park Maintenance Supervisors, Water and Sewage Plant Supervisors, Restoration Work Specialists, Park Maintenance Worker Is who have completed the Electrical Skills Program.
Non-Department Participants: Skilled maintenance personnel. Cost: $800 for California Resident, $900 for Out-of-State Resident. (Cost includes registration, meals and lodging.)
Program Length: 36 hours