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ELE101 Electrical Safety Credit Hours: 0.75
Introduction to the methods and procedures used in electrical safety and the National Electrical Code (NEC). Includes construction environment safety, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), electrical hazards, and occupational safety issues.
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ELE102 Hand Bending Credit Hours: .25-0.75
Introduction to conduit bending and installation. Includes techniques for using hand-operated and step conduit benders. Also includes cutting, reaming, and threading conduit.
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ELE103 Device Boxes Credit Hours: .25-0.75
Introduction to selecting and sizing outlet boxes, pull boxes, and junction boxes in accordance with the National Electrical Code (NEC).
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ELE104 Introduction to Electrical Circuits Credit Hours: 0.25
Introduction to electrical circuits. Includes electrical concepts used in Ohm’s Law, atomic theory, electromagnetic force, resistance, and electric power equations. Also includes series, parallel, and series-parallel circuits.
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ELE105 Electrical Theory Credit Hours: 0.25
Introduction to circuit calculations involving the application of Ohm’s and Kirchoff’s laws.
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ELE106 Testing Equipment and the National Electrical Code Credit Hours: .5-1.00
Introduction to electrical test equipment and the requirements of the National Electrical Code (NEC). Includes voltmeters, ammeters, multimeters, and phase rotation testers. Also includes basic safety and category ratings.
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ELE107 Raceways and Fittings Credit Hours: .75-1.50
Introduction to the different types and applications of raceways, wireways and ducts. Includes National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements.
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ELE108 Conductors and Cables Credit Hours: .5-1.00
Introduction to the types and applications of conductors. Includes proper wiring techniques and the appropriate National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements.
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ELE109 Basic Electrical Construction Drawings Credit Hours: 0.25
Introduction to the types and uses of construction drawings. Includes information about the format and content of basic electrical construction drawings and their use in conveying specific construction requirements. Also includes standard format for specifications.
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ELE110 Commercial Electrical Services Credit Hours: .25-0.50
Introduction to the applicable National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements and general installation considerations for commercial electrical services.
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ELE111 Residential Wiring Credit Hours: 0.75
Introduction to the various types of devices and installation procedures used in residential wiring. Includes service-entrance branch circuit calculation. Also includes National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements.
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ELE112 Alternating Current Credit Hours: .75-1.25
Introduction to the principles of alternating current (AC).
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ELE113 Motors: Theory and Application Credit Hours: 1.25
Introduction to the operation and applications of alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) motors. Includes components, circuits, and connections.
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ELE114 Grounding and Bonding Credit Hours: 0.75
Introduction to the National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements and procedures for proper grounding and bonding.
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ELE115 Conduit Bending Credit Hours: 0.75
Introduction to the methods and procedures of conduit bending. Includes mechanical, hydraulic and electrical benders for all sizes of conduit up to six inches.
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ELE116 Pull and Junction Boxes Credit Hours: .5-1.00
Introduction to the methods and procedures used in the selection and installation of pull and junction boxes.
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ELE117 Conductor Installations Credit Hours: 0.50
Introduction to the methods and procedures used in conductor installations. Includes transportation, storage and setup of cable reels, methods of rigging, and procedures for complete cable pulls in raceways and cable trays.
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ELE118 Cable Tray Credit Hours: 0.25
Introduction to the methods and procedures used in the selection and installation of cable tray.
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ELE119 Conductor Terminations and Splices Credit Hours: 0.25
Introduction to the methods and procedures for making conductor terminations and splices. Includes the preparation and taping of conductors.
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ELE120 Installation of Electrical Services Credit Hours: 0.75
Introduction to the methods and procedures for the installation of electric services. Includes metering equipment and National Electric Code? requirements.
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ELE121 Circuit Breakers and Fuses Credit Hours: 0.75
Introduction to methods and procedures used in the installation of circuit breakers and fuses. Includes short- circuit calculation.
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ELE122 Contactors and Relays Credit Hours: .5-1.00
Introduction to the methods and procedures used in the installation of contactors and relays.
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ELE123 Electric Lighting Credit Hours: .5-1.00
Introduction to the methods and procedures used in the selection and installation of contactors and relays.
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ELE124 Load Calculations: Branch and Feeder Circuits Credit Hours: .5-1.00
Introduction to the load calculations and National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements for branch and feeder circuits.
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ELE125 Conductor Selection and Calculations Credit Hours: 0.75
Introduction to the types of conductors used in wiring systems. Includes insulation, current-carrying capacity, and temperature ratings.
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ELE126 Overcurrent Protection Credit Hours: .75-1.50
Introduction to the procedures used when sizing and selecting overcurrent protection. Includes applicable National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements.
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ELE127 Raceway, Box and Fitting Fill Requirements Credit Hours: 0.75
Introduction to the types and number of conductors allowed in raceways, boxes, and fittings. Includes the National Electrical Code? installation requirements.
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ELE128 Wiring Devices Credit Hours: 0.50
Introduction to the methods and procedures used to select and size wiring devices. Includes common receptacles and switches.
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ELE129 Distribution Equipment Credit Hours: 0.75
Introduction to distribution equipment. Includes grounding, switchboard and ground fault maintenance, transformers and electrical drawing identification.
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ELE130 Transformers Credit Hours: 0.75
Introduction to the methods and procedures used in selecting and wiring transformers.
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ELE131 Practical Applications of Lighting Credit Hours: .25-0.75
Introduction to specific types of incandescent, fluorescent, induction, light-emitting diode (LED), and hight-intensity discharge (HID) lighting fixtures. Includes major application and requirments for lighting systems, special wiring systems, and dimming systems.
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ELE132 Motor Calculations Credit Hours: 0.75
Introduction to single and multi-motor calculations to size conductors. Includes sizing for overcurrent protection and overload protection for motor applications.
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ELE133 Motor Maint, Pt 1 Credit Hours: 0.75
Introduction to proper maintenance of motors in use and storage. Includes troubleshooting and motor identification guidelines.
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ELE134 Motor Controls Credit Hours: .75-1.25
Introduction to the methods and procedures used in selecting and wiring motor controls.
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ELE135 Hazardous Locations Credit Hours: 0.75
Introduction to the classes of hazardous locations. Includes seals, components, and equipment approved for use in various hazardous locations
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ELE136 Load Calculations Feeders and Services Credit Hours: .75-1.25
Introduction to the calculation procedures and calculations for commercial and residential applications.
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ELE137 Practical Applications of Lighting Credit Hours: 0.50
Introduction to lighting installations, applications and wiring systems in commercial and outdoor settings. Includes applications for incandescent, fluorescent, and high-intensity discharge (HID) lighting fixtures.
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ELE138 Standby and Emergency Systems Credit Hours: .5-1.00
Introduction to the National Electrical Code (NEC) installation requirements for electric generators and storage.
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ELE139 Basic Electronic Theory Credit Hours: .5-1.25
Introduction to the function and operation of basic electronic devices, including semiconductors, diodes, rectifiers, and transistors.
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ELE140 Fire Alarm Systems Credit Hours: 0.75
Introduction to fire alarm system components and wiring methods. Includes fire alarm codes and standards, initiating devices, control units, notification appliances, and installation guidelines.
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ELE141 Specialty Transformers Credit Hours: .5-1.00
Introduction to the various types of transformers and their applications. Includes selection, sizing, and installation procedures.
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ELE142 Advanced Motor Controls Credit Hours: 1.25
Introduction to motor controls. Includes solid-state relays (SSRs), reduced-voltage starting motor control, adjustable frequency drives and motor control maintenance.
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ELE143 HVAC Controls Credit Hours: 0.75
Introduction to heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) controls. Includes HVAC system types, thermostats digital control systems and National Electrical Code (NEC?) requirements.
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ELE144 Heat Tracing and Freeze Protection Credit Hours: 0.50
Introduction to electrical heating systems and components used for heat tracing and freeze protection. Includes electric heat tracing, de-icing systems for buildings, hot water temperature maintenance systems, and floor heating systems.
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ELE145 Motor Operation and Maintenance Credit Hours: .5-1.00
Introduction to basic motor operation and maintenance. Includes service conditions, squirrel cage motors, motor bearings, and troubleshooting.
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ELE146 High-Voltage Terminations and Splices Credit Hours: 0.50
Introduction to the National Electrical Code (NEC) and cable manufacturers’ requirements for medium-voltage terminations and splices. Includes components, splicing, and terminations.
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ELE147 Voice, Data, and Video Credit Hours: .5-1.00
Introduction to the selection, installation, and maintenance of cable systems for voice, data, and video systems.
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ELE148 Health Care Facilities Credit Hours: .5-1.00
Introduction to the required special communication systems and wiring devices necessary for health care facilities. Includes back-up power requirements and specialty equipment.
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ELE149 Special Locations Credit Hours: 1-1.50
Introduction to the National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements for special occupancies or installations. Includes installation procedures for theaters, circuses, marinas, and hot tubs.
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ELE150 Skills for the Crew Leader Credit Hours: 1.00
Introduction to the basic leadership skills a crew leader needs to supervise a construction crew. Includes responsibilities, supervision, communication, safety, and project management.
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ELE151 Wire and Cable Terminations Credit Hours: 1.25
Introduction to selecting, installing, and testing connectors on cables used in low-voltage work. Includes wire and cable terminations for telecommunications, video, audio, and fiber optics.
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ELE152 Codes and Standards Credit Hours: 0.50
Introduction to the codes and standards applies to low- voltage systems, inclusding telecommunications, life safety systems, and security systems. Includes references to the National Electrical Code (NEC).
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ELE153 Computer Applications Credit Hours: 1.25
Introduction to computer hardware and software. Includes types and uses of computer networks and troubleshooting.
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ELE154 Advanced Test Equipment Credit Hours: 1.25
Introduction to electrical testing devices. Includes oscilloscope, signal generators, wattmeters, megohmmeters, grequency meters, cable testers, and analyzers used in troubleshooting cabling systems.
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