Electrical training courses focus on fundamental knowledge, theory of equipment operation, and practical maintenance and troubleshooting skills for Coast Guard Electrician Mates. Courses include Electrician's Mate "A" School and a wide variety of "C" Schools.
Electrician's Mate "A" school is a 19 week intensive course of instruction designed to train non-rated personnel to perform the duties of a Coast Guard Third Class Electricians Mate. The American Council on Education (ACE) has evaluated this course and recommends the following credits in the Lower-Division Baccalaureate/Associate degree category: three (3) semester hours in basic electricity, three (3) semester hours in AC & DC circuit theory, three (3) in electrical power distribution, three (3) in electrical circuits troubleshooting and maintenance, one (1) in industrial safety, and one (1) in blueprint reading. It includes training and practical exercises in a wide range of topics including:
These course include a wide variety of specialized training and instruction in electrical systems, test and field equipment, and associated skills. Specific courses are:
It is recommended each Coast Guard employee visit TCYorktown's Portal site for additional Electrician's Mate training information. Coast Guard Employee Access.