Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

ELT 114 - Residential Wire

Course Description

This course introduces students to the theory and practice of residential wiring. Students learn how to complete new house wiring, including the wiring of lighting receptacles, major appliances, alarm systems, telephone, television, and an electrical service. The course stresses National Electric Code compliance.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
Demonstrate knowledge of the general requirements for residential rough-in wiring.
Apply NEC requirements in completing wiring tasks.
Demonstrate understanding of the difference between grounded and ungrounded conductors.
Demonstrate knowledge of electrical services, overhead services, service drop, and service lateral.
Layout and install cable and make connections.
Demonstrate competence in installing basic electrical services.
Demonstrate safe electrical practices.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2

Course Prerequisites: ELT 110