The Electricity Program at MVHS prepares students for continuing education and/or entry-level employment in the residential, commercial or industrial electrical field with an introduction to HVAC/R (Heating Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration).

Students become familiar with the use of hand tools, power tools, equipment, and trade terms used in electrical careers. In accordance with the national electric-code requirements, students are trained in the layout, installation, testing, troubleshooting, construction operations, and maintenance of electrical systems and equipment.

The course of study includes work with meters, test equipment, controls, and motors. Proper safety procedures are emphasized. Electricity students at MVHS are trained to support the infrastructure of the hospitality and tourism industry’s construction and maintenance operations within the city of Philadelphia. Electrical students are well prepared to take apprenticeship tests with the hope of continuing their careers.


National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) in Core Curriculum and Electricity Level 1.