Electrician Class

ELECTRICIAN

CIP CODE: 46.0302 – O-Net Number: 47-2111.00

Program Description

The Electrician Program is designed to provide graduates with the necessary knowledge, technical skills and practical hands-on training to obtain entry-level employment in the electrical field as a residential, commercal or industrial electrician. Course work includes proper safety, trade mathematics, electrical theory, electrical codes, electrical blue prints, and the planning, layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications according to National Electrical Codes.  Also, the course work covers the basic concepts of Solar Photovoltaic (PV) systems and their components. The Electrical Technician program is designed to train students to efficiently perform and specialize in the installation, servicing and maintenance of systems within the commercial, industrial and residential electrical industry

Educational Requirements

The Electrician Program consists of 792 hours and 66.4 units. The program is divided into course modules. Students must complete all modules starting with any module and continuing until all modules are successfully completed.  All theory and laboratory sessions are held at the school’s location at 1200 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena, CA. Students who complete the program satisfactorily and graduate are awarded a Certificate as Electrician.

Course No Course(s) Title Lecture

Hours

Lab

Hours

Total

Hours

Quarter Credit Units
ET 101 Electrician Training 1 88 44 132 11.0
ET 102 Electrician Training 2 66 66 132 9.9
ET 103 Electrician Training 3 66 66 132 9.9
ET 104 Electrician Training 4 121 11 132 12.6
ET 105 Electrician Training 5 99 33 132 11.5
ET 106 Electrician Training 6 99 33 132 11.5
792 66.4

ET 101 Electrician Training I

Students will be instructed in specialty transformers, advance controls, motor operation and maintenance, medium voltage termination, special locations, and fundamentals of crew leadership. This course introduces students to the basic concepts of Solar Photovoltaic (PV) systems and their components in addition to general sizing and electrical/mechanical design requirements for installation of an efficient PV system.  Students will apply all classroom theory in a hands-on laboratory setting under the supervision of the instructor.

 

ET 102 Electrician Training 2

This course introduces students to fundamental electrical theories, knowledge and skills including grounding, conduit bending, boxes and fittings, and conductor and cable installations. The course provides students with basic electrical drawings, residential electrical services, electrical test equipment, alternating current, and motor theory and applications. Students will apply all classroom theory in a hands-on laboratory setting under the supervision of the instructor.

 

ET 103 Electrician Training 3

Students will be instructed in electrical lighting, conduit bending, pull and junction boxes, conductor installation, cable tray, conductor terminations and splices, grounding and bonding, and circuit breakers and fuses. The course provides students with electrical control systems and fundamental concepts. Students will apply all classroom theory in a hands-on laboratory setting under the supervision of the instructor

 

ET 104 Electrician Training 4

Students will be instructed in electrical load calculations including branch and feeder circuits, conductor selection and calculations, practical applications of lighting, hazardous locations, and over current protection.  The course provides students withelectrical distribution equipment, transformers, and commercial electrical services.  Students will apply all classroom theory in a hands-on laboratory setting under the supervision of the instructor.

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