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ECT 201 - Adv Electrical Construction Tech 1

Credits: 8
4 Lecture Hours 8 Lab Hours

Prerequisites: ECT 151  

This course will expand on topics learned in previous courses.  Third 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 students in the third 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. Position circuits on a blueprint.
  2. Estimate job cost to include takeoffs, blueprint specifications, schedules and component location and blueprint systems integrations.
  3. Summarize overcurrent protective devices (OCPDs) and their characteristics, operation and sizing, conductor tap rules, calculation of currents and ground fault protection of equipment.
  4. Determine when energized work is justified.
  5. Identify the appropriate protective equipment for energized work.
  6. Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental concepts of grounding and bonding.
  7. Explain physical principles, safety considerations and common practices involved in hoisting heavy loads.
Listed Topics
  1. Alternating current (AC) theory
  2. Blueprints
  3. Code and practices
  4. Electrical safety-related work practices
  5. Grounding and bonding
  6. Rigging, hoisting and signaling
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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