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Private Business Vocational Schools (PBVS)

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Total number of Programs:  6

 Institution Name Location Contact Phone Website
 America Business College Inc.—Extension Campus  4440 S. Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL 60629  773-650-1010 
 Accounting Assistant/Bookkeeper Certificate  
 Executive Administrator Certificate  
 Human Resources Assistant Certificate  
 HVAC Maintenance and Electrician Certificate  
 Residential and Commercial Electrician Date of implementation- 2022 CIP Code: 46.0302 The Residential and Commercial Electrician Certificate at America Business College prepares students for a career in the electrical industry. Students learn the National Electrical Code, and understand electrical safety, blueprints, residential wiring, breakers and fuses, grounding, bonding, splicing, currents and outlets. ABC’s program provides hands-on, practical training to give students real-world experience. Classroom lab becomes a reality when students practice their knowledge on residential and commercial real life set ups. Students are guided by a faculty of practicing professionals with current expertise in the field. Graduates will be capable of working in residential and commercial environments, and will also be able to execute new construction electrical work. Upon completion of the program, students will be able to... • Recognize formulas and their applications to determine quantities and sizes of materials required and their installation processes • Describe measurement methods and mathematical processes necessary for the preparation and implementation of electrical related projects • Outline regulations and procedures related to workplace safety • Explain how to interpret basic electrical blueprints and technical drawings to follow the required specifications of electrical projects • Explain the composition and usage of materials and processes required for electrical system installations and repairs • Identify procedures for evaluating and diagnostic testing of electrical components and circuits • Identify how to apply and comply with the National Electrical Code   
 Structural Welding  

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