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Residential Electrical, Certificate of Competency
Effective: Spring, 2017
This hands-on training program is designed to prepare individuals to become residential electricians who can work in new home construction as well as do maintenance and repairs in existing homes. Students learn safe, proper and efficient installation, troubleshooting and servicing of electricity and its associated equipment and wiring. The curriculum has been approved by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training, for the 144 hours of classroom training required in an electrical apprenticeship program.
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of OSHA requirements for the electrical profession.
- Interpret and apply the National Electrical Code (NEC).
- Lay out electrical installations for residential uses.
- Install various electrical components, devices, and circuits.
- Perform specified measurements and tests on current, voltage, resistance, and efficiency of electrical motors, power panels, lighting circuits, electrical outlets, transformers,
as well as electrical devices and circuits.
- Troubleshoot and electrical components, devices, and circuits.
First Semester (14 credits)
|TME 115 - Basic Technical Skills||3|
|TCS 105 - Workplace Safety||2|
|ELT 110 - Introduction to Electricity||4|
|ELT 112 - Electrical Code||2|
|ELT 114 - Residential Wire||3|
Second Semester (14 credits)
|TCS 100 - Construction Blueprint Reading||3|
|ELT 116 - Advanced Electrical Wire||3|
|ELT 118 - Troubleshooting and Old Work Wiring||2|
|ELT 206 - Commercial Wire||3|
|ELT 208 - Solar Photovoltaic System Design and Installation||3|
Total Credits: 28
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