Technology Learning Center (TLC) Courses


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 Electrikar Program 2012-2013

 (Year course – 1 elective credit)


Electrikar logoThe ELECTRIKAR PROGRAM is designed to give students the hands on experience in the world of electric vehicles. 


Students will learn about conserving our resources and how an electric vehicle can reduce our nation’s oil consumption. 

Students will convert an existing, gasoline driven, vehicle to a fuel-efficient electric car. 

Students will learn and practice the skills of design and fabrication in building an electric car.  They will learn the safe and proper way to operate the various machinery, equipment, and tools used in the course.  They will learn the basic fundamentals of automotive technology, electricity, and welding.

student weldingStudents will also participate in the building of a solar power station.  Students will learn the basics of solar electricity, solar panel installation, battery packs, electrical wiring, and the related components.  The power station will be used to aid the charging of the electric vehicle.


Classes run from:

Oct. 09, 2012 - May 2013

Waiakea High School  J – Automotive

Tues & Thurs 3:30 – 5:30 PM

 For more information call: Derrick Kiyan at 974-4888 ext. 278


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Electronic Technical Center(E.T.C)  2012-2013

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 (Year course – 1 elective credit)


students working on solar panelElectronic Technical Center (E.T.C.) offers an exciting program called Introduction to Electronic Applications.

The Introduction to Electronic Applications course is designed for all students with or without electronics or computer programming experience.

Specific topics introduced in this course are:

•             Basic electricity/electronics theory.

•             C++, MP-Lab and LabVIEW programs to generate    

            functional programs to test through robotics.

•             CyberPatriot 2012. A national High School

            cyberdefense competition created to inspire students  

            towards careers in cybersecurity.

•             Renewable energy systems including solar PV, solar  

            water heating, wind energy, system costs and

            renewable energy career opportunities.

Classes run from:

Sept. 18, 2012 - May 2013

Waiakea High School J – Electronics

Tues & Thurs 3:30 – 5:30 PM



For more information call: Tom Murphy at 974 – 4888 ext. 279

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