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ECT 100 - Introduction to the Electrical Construction Industry

Credits: 4
2 Lecture Hours 4 Lab Hours

This course is designed for students enrolled in the Interim Credential Electrical Apprenticeship Program (ICEAP) through the Electrical Training Alliance (ETA).  The course material covers the content included in the first year of a 5-year Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (JATC) program.  The course includes 2,000 hours of on-the-job training at a participating JATC.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will:

  1. Apply algebra and basic functions in the context of the electrical industry.
  2. Explain basic electrical direct current (DC) theory.
  3. Describe how to read, measure and interpret blueprints.
  4. Justify the need for health and safety training for electricians.
Listed Topics
  1. Algebra and basic functions
  2. Reading comprehension
  3. Financial literacy
  4. Basic electrical DC theory
  5. Occupational Safety and Health Administration 10 hour training
  6. First aid/cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  7. Introduction to the National Electrical Code
  8. Job preparedness
  9. Reading, measuring and interpreting blueprints
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:
  • Quantitative & Scientific Reasoning
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 4/10/2020

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