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Electricity

31-413-1 Technical Diploma (TD) Full Time 33 Credits Financial Aid Eligible Time of Day: Day Location*: Appleton

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

Whether you want to be an electrician’s helper or pursue an electrical apprenticeship, this program will give you the skills to get started. Gain basic knowledge of electrical code, print reading, installation requirements and electrical equipment. You’ll also learn how to test electrical circuits and interpret electrical diagrams and construction drawings. Then you’ll put your knowledge and skills to work on an actual residential construction site.

COURSE LIST

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Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Occupational Specific (33 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Introductory Residential Wiring Methods
    31-413-301
    3Credit
    108
    54
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 108
    • Outside Effort Hours: 54
    • Course Number: 31413301
    • Credits: 3.00

    Introduces students to residential wiring methods that includes practical application and hands-on experience in implementing safety, tool usage, and NEC code requirements.

    Coreq: Electricity Apparel 94413001; Electricity Tools 94413002
  • Intermediate Residential Wiring 1
    31-413-302
    3Credit
    108
    54
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 108
    • Outside Effort Hours: 54
    • Course Number: 31413302
    • Credits: 3.00

    Learn basic electrical wiring concepts, DC electrical theory, Ohm's law and types of services for residential applications. Students will build on their skills of print reading and NEC code knowledge while completing their hands-on assessments installing GFCI, AFCI, and other wiring devices.

  • Intermediate Residential Wiring 2
    31-413-303
    3Credit
    108
    54
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 108
    • Outside Effort Hours: 54
    • Course Number: 31413303
    • Credits: 3.00

    Expand knowledge of basic electrical wiring concepts, electrical theory, and DC circuits while also be introduced to residential lighting installations, splicing techniques that include single pole switching, duplex receptacle wiring, 3-way switching, 4-way switching, and troubleshooting. Students will continue to develop their skills while completing their hands-on assessments.

  • Advanced Residential Installations
    31-413-304
    3Credit
    108
    54
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 108
    • Outside Effort Hours: 54
    • Course Number: 31413304
    • Credits: 3.00

    Allows students to demonstrate knowledge of residential wiring by applying skills learned in previous courses to complete a large-scale housing project. They will test their knowledge of the NEC, while developing new techniques along with troubleshooting to complete this project.

  • Introductory Commercial Wiring Methods
    31-413-305
    3Credit
    108
    54
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 108
    • Outside Effort Hours: 54
    • Course Number: 31413305
    • Credits: 3.00

    Introduces students to Commercial wiring methods that include practical application and hands-on experience. Skills that students will develop are interpretation of commercial plans, branch circuit requirements, along with conduit bending techniques while applying NEC code requirements.

  • Intermediate Commercial Wiring 1
    31-413-306
    3Credit
    108
    54
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 108
    • Outside Effort Hours: 54
    • Course Number: 31413306
    • Credits: 3.00

    Learn basic electrical wiring concepts while studying motor control fundamentals, as well as the basic AC theory and motor controls. Students will build on their skills of conduit installations, fittings and support hardware, MC cable, low voltage switching, and NEC code knowledge while completing their hands-on assessments

  • Intermediate Commercial Wiring 2
    31-413-307
    3Credit
    108
    54
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 108
    • Outside Effort Hours: 54
    • Course Number: 31413307
    • Credits: 3.00

    Expands knowledge of commercial wiring concepts, AC electrical theory, control components, pilot devices, and control circuit diagrams. Introduction to commercial lighting installations, wiring devices, and troubleshooting will also occur. Students will continue to develop their skills while completing their hands-on assessments.

  • Advanced Commercial Installations
    31-413-308
    3Credit
    108
    54
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 108
    • Outside Effort Hours: 54
    • Course Number: 31413308
    • Credits: 3.00

    Allows students to demonstrate knowledge of commercial wiring by applying the skills they have learned in previous courses to complete a large-scale project. They will test their knowledge of the NEC, while developing new techniques along with troubleshooting to complete this project.

  • Introductory Industrial Wiring Methods
    31-413-309
    3Credit
    108
    54
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 108
    • Outside Effort Hours: 54
    • Course Number: 31413309
    • Credits: 3.00

    Introduces students to Industrial wiring methods along with the introduction to the principles Photovoltaics. Students will develop skills used to install generators, fire alarm systems and control circuit. Along with conduit bending and threading techniques, students will apply the proper NEC code requirements.

  • Intermediate Industrial Wiring
    31-413-310
    3Credit
    108
    54
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 108
    • Outside Effort Hours: 54
    • Course Number: 31413310
    • Credits: 3.00

    Expands upon industrial wiring concepts while studying schematics and motor control circuits. Students will build on their skills of conduit installations and NEC code knowledge while completing their hands-on assessments.

  • Advanced Industrial Installations
    31-413-318
    3Credit
    108
    54
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 108
    • Outside Effort Hours: 54
    • Course Number: 31413318
    • Credits: 3.00

    Allows students to demonstrate knowledge of industrial wiring by applying the skills they have learned in previous courses to complete the required projects. They will test their knowledge of the NEC, while developing skills to complete the troubleshooting assessments.

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