Basic Electrician Assistant (EA21) Technical Certificate of Credit
(Stand Alone and Embedded in Electrical Construction - EC12)
The Electricians Assistant Technical Certificate of Credit program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the electrical field. Learning opportunities develop academmic, occupational, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of electrical theory and practical application necessary for successful employment.
Entrance date: Each semester
Program admission requirements:
Minimum Test Scores
|ACCUPLACER –||Sentence Skills||60||COMPASS –||Writing||32|
High School diploma or equivalent required for admission.
Credits Required for Graduation: 10
Beginning Spring 2022 (January 2022), ALL FIRST TIME college students will be required to take the College Success (COLL 1020) course.
|Courses 10 credits|
|ELTR 1060Electrical Prints, Schematics, and Symbols
Introduces electrical symbols and their use in construction blueprints, electrical schematics, and diagrams. Topics include: electrical symbols, component identification, print reading and scales and measurement.
|ELTR 1205Residential Wiring I
Introduces residential wiring practices and procedures. Topics include: residential circuits, print reading, National Electrical Code, wiring materials, determining the required number and location of lighting/receptacles and small appliance circuits, wiring methods (size and type conductors, box fill calculations and voltage drop), switch control of luminaries, receptacle installation including bonding, GFCI and AFCI circuits, special purposes outlets - ranges, cook tops, ovens, dryers, water heaters, sump pumps, and sizing OCPDs (circuit breakers and fuses).
|ELTR 1210Residential Wiring II
Provides additional instruction on wiring practices in accordance with the National Electrical Code. Topics include: residential single family service calculations, residential two family service calculations, load balancing, sub panels and feeders, residential single family service installation, residential two family service installation, concepts of TV and CATV installation, swimming pool installation, and remote control of lighting and intercom installation.
|IDFC 1007Industrial Safety Procedures
Provides an in-depth study of the health and safety practices required for maintenance of industrial, commercial, and home electrically operated equipment. Topics include: introduction to OSHA regulations; safety tools, equipment, and procedures; and first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
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