Electrical & Industrial Systems Technology
Ogeechee Technical College

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Meet the Faculty

Norm Threatt

Electrical Systems Technology Instructor

Office: Rm 1505
Industrial Technology Bldg

Norm Threatt, Electrical Construction & Maintenance Instructor
Norm Threatt has been an Electrical instructor since 2004. He previously co- owned an electrical contracting business serving Bulloch, Evans and Tattnall Counties. His experience ranges from single residences, large custom homes, and large apartment complexes to commercial buildings, industrial plants, and government jobs. His wiring experience includes voltages of 5 volts up to 480 volts.

Prior to starting an electrical contracting business, Norm worked with Tattnall Naval Space Surveillance for 19 years as an Electrical and Electronic Technician, Technical Supervisor, and Station Manager.

Program Goals

  1. The Electrical Systems Technology Program will increase enrollment.

  2. The Electrical Systems Technology Program will retain students.

  3. Students will graduate from the Electrical Systems Technology Program.


Programs of Study

Electrical Systems Technology Diploma*
Industrial Electrical Technology Diploma*
Basic Electrical Technician Certificate
Commercial Wiring Certificate*
Photovoltaic Systems Installation and Repair Certificate*
Programmable Control Technician I Certificate

*Denotes Title IV eligible program (PELL).


Program Purpose Statement

The Electrical & Industrial Systems Technology program is designed to prepare students for careers in residential and commercial electrical industries. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of NEC applications, theory and practical application.


Program Courses

IDFC 1007 - Industrial Safety
IDFC 1011 - Direct Current Circuits I
ELTR 1020 - Electrical Systems Basics I
ELTR 1060 - Electrical Prints, Schematics, and Symbols
ELTR 1080 - Commercial Wiring I
ELTR 1090 - Commercial Wiring II
ELTR 1205 - Residential Wiring I
ELTR 1210 - Residential Wiring II
ELTR 1250 - Diagnostic Troubleshooting
ELTR 1270 - NEC Industrial Applications
ELTR 1525 - Photovoltaic Systems
IDSY 1110 - Industrial Motor Controls
IDSY 1120 - Basic Industrial PLC’s
IDSY 1220 - Intermediate Industrial PLC’s