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ECT 101 - Electrical Construction Technology 1

Credits: 8
4 Lecture Hours 8 Lab Hours

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the ECT Program

This course will provide the basis of a student’s knowledge in the Electrical Construction Technologies program.  First 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 for student’s in the first year.  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. Identify the use and proper care of basic tools of the electrical trade.
  2. Explain building wire construction and installation properties.
  3. Identify Ohm’s Law’s relation to voltage, current, resistance, and power.
  4. Distinguish series and parallel components of combination circuits.
  5. Calculate component values.
  6. Employ basic and advanced techniques in conduit bending with manual and mechanical tools.
  7. Apply the National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements on the job.
Listed Topics
  1. Code, standards and practices
  2. Conduit fabrication
  3. Direct current (DC) theory
  4. Job information
Reference Materials
Instructor approved textbooks and material(s), electronic devices/Internet resources/Learning Management Systems (LMS).
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 02/01/2018

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