Workforce Education Courses (WECM)

TRIO Education’s curriculum meets the guidelines for instructional programs in workforce education as published by the Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) and are listed in the Workforce Education Course Manual (WECM). Students may be eligible to obtain 12 to 15 credits towards an Associates of Applied Science (AAS) degree from a technical or community college with TRIO’s curriculum which corresponds to the following approved classes:


ELPT 1311 – Basic Electrical Theory
Basic theory and practice of electrical circuits. Includes a calculation as applied to alternating and direct current.

ELPT 1321 – Introduction to Electrical Safety and Tools
A comprehensive overview of safety rules and regulations and the selection, inspection, use and maintenance of common tools for electricians

ELPT 1315 – Electrical Calculations
Introduction to mathematical applications utilized to solve problems in the electrical field

ELPT 1345 – Commercial Wiring
Commercial wiring methods. Includes overcurrent protection, raceway panel board installation, proper grounding techniques, and associated safety procedures

CNBT 2380 – Cooperative Education – Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Career-related activities encountered in the student’s area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student.