Texas Tech Trade

Mission Statement

The mission of Texas Technical Trade School is to train individuals with the core skills and practices learned through short-term programs that enable graduates to gain opportunities of growth and employment in the area they trained in.

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About Us

Texas Technical Trade School

Is currently comprised of a 1,250 square feet facility with Administrative office,
classroom, and lab training area. All equipment and supplies are up to date in accordance with modern industry needs

History

Elvia Martinez is the sole owner of Texas Technical Trade School. Ms. Martinez has 10+ years’ combined experience in business leadership and management, with additional experience in the Workforce Solutions Offices. With 7 years in the education industry, she has experience and knowledge in career placement assistance, student and business networking, and business infrastructure. Ms. Martinez’s focus and goal are to provide a way for all students and graduates seeking the Electrical trade an efficient and excellent program that will help them learn the industry and help them succeed.

Hours of Operation

Office Hours of Operation

The Administrative Office is open Monday-Friday from 8:30am-5:00pm.

Class Schedule

Classes are held Monday-Thursday according to the times below:

Day Class
Night Class
Class/Lab
08:30am-12:00m
6:00pm-8:00pm
Break/Lunch
12:00m-12:30pm
8:00pm-8:15pm
Class/Lab
12:30pm-03:00pm
8:15pm-10:00pm

Courses

Electrical Technician

The courses in the Electrical Technician program are designed to teach students the core technical skills, work habits, and abilities required to obtain an entry-level position as an Electrical Technician, Electrical Helper, or Electrical Maintenance Technician.

Class
Scheduled Days
Scheduled Times
Scheduled Week Time
Maximum Time
Day Class
Monday-Thursday
8:30am-3:00pm
7.5 Weeks
10.8 weeks (260 hrs.)
Night Class
Monday-Thursday
6:00pm-10:00pm
12.5 Weeks
16.3 weeks (260 hrs.)

CURRICULUM

COURSE
COURSE TITLE
DESCRIPTION
LEC. HRS
LAB. HRS
TOTAL. HRS
ELEC 101
Fundamentals & OSHA Safety
Electrical theory, Electrical terms, Safety (OSHA practices), NEC Codes. Installing outlets, wiring switches, receptacles, and lights
10
14
24
ELEC 102
Material Handling
Electrical boxes, tools (tool safety), alternative energy, ohms law. Reading, understanding wiring diagrams, material recognition, installing romex, proper terminating.
10
14
24
ELEC 103
OSHA Regulations and Electrical Testing
Structure terminology, Lockout/Tagout (LoTo), NEC/Ladder safety. Electrical voltage testing, electrical installation of (J) boxes, sizing.
09
15
24
ELEC 104
Wiring
Electric feeders, electric circuit principles, planning circuits, individual branch circuits. Splicing conductors, installing cables, marking and installing branch circuits, terminating conductors.
09
15
24
ELEC 105
Conduit and Construction Safety
Types of conduit, construction safety, conduit formulas, conduit fittings. Bending & installing conduit, pulling conductors, bracing and proper strapping.
09
15
24
ELEC 106
Code Requirements
Service load calculations, types AFCI & GFCI, how AFCI & GFCI work, code requirements for AFCI & GFCI. Installing GFCI, installing AFCI, outlet spacing, surge protector installation
10
14
24
ELEC 107
Installation
Voltage drop calculations, box fill, types SEP & Sub-panels, breaker types, panel clearances. Mounting SEP, breaker installation, panel wiring, ground rod installation.
09
15
24
ELEC 108
Grounding
Grounding conductor sizing panel, bonding ampacities of conductors. Building & installing panels (service), meter box installation, grounding & clearances.
09
15
24
CSA 101
Career Service Assistance & Job Search
8
0
8
Totals
83
117
200

Enrollment Periods

Texas Technical Trade School enrolls up until the day a new class begins.

School Calendar

Holiday Closings

What Our Students Say About Us

5/5
It’s a great school because the staff are wonderful people that care about their student’s success. Elvia is an amazing person that has great passion to help others.
Veronica Ortiz Trevino
5/5
Ms Elvia was the director of the school I graduate from. at that school, the teachers were ok, the training was ok, faculty was ok. but she was the highlight of the school. I say this because she helped me tremendously. she is compassionate, she understands students needs, she works with the students to make them feel at home. So ibelieve that because the way she is, GOD has blessed her with this venture. I believe that this her season to help future houstonians male or female. So yes I would recommends school.
Pedro Vasquez
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