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ECT 291 - Electrical Construction Technology Mastery

Credits: 8
4 Lecture Hours 8 Lab Hours

Prerequisites: ECT 251  

This course will expand on topics learned in previous courses.  Fifth year apprentices at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local #5 will learn theories and practices as they are presented in the Electrical Training Alliance (ETA) curriculum.  In addition to the core outcomes of this course, additional topics available through the ETA may also be covered at the IBEW’s discretion.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Demonstrate proper use of common instruments, sensors, transmitting and controlling devices and systems.
  2. Prepare telecommunications equipment and systems, including computer networking and terminations.
  3. Modify building control systems and power networks, including security systems, initiating devices and advanced lighting controls.
  4. Perform splicing techniques for fiber optic cabling, including heat splicing and fusion splicing machines.
  5. Produce digital programming for motor controls, including conveyors and heating/ventilation controls.
Listed Topics
  1. Instrumentation
  2. Teledata
  3. Building automation
  4. Fiber fusion splicing
  5. Programmable logic control
Reference Materials
Instructor approved textbooks and material(s), electronic devices/Internet resources/Learning Management Systems (LMS).
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Technological Competency
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 01/24/2019

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