Electricity (413)

413-305. Electrical Basic Theory. (2 Credits)

Students will learn fundamentals of electrical systems. After learning theories of electricity in the classroom, students will learn installation procedures in electrical lab using hand and power tools. Students will learn safe operation of hand and power tools.

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413-306. Residential Wiring Concepts. (2 Credits)

413-310. Electricity for HVAC/Basic. (1 Credit)

Develop a basic understanding of electricity as applied to HVAC/refrigeration. Learn basic electrical theory along with application and use of measuring devices.

Prerequisites: 401-309 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C-

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413-408A. Electrical Basics. (1.8 Credits)

Participants will be exposed to best practices and theoretical foundation and concepts relating to voltage, wiring, and electrical safety and troubleshooting.

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413-409. Arc Flash Safety. (0.4 Credits)

This course will provide instruction enabling students to improve electrical safety on the job.

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413-418. Electrical NEC Code. (2.7 Credits)

In this course the student will study the Wisconsin Electrical Code and the National Electrical Code (NEC) as they are applied to residential and commercial installations, and minimum code requirements as they regulate wiring methods, equipment, occupancies, and special conditions.

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413-419. Electrical NEC Exam Prep. (2.7 Credits)

In this course the student will study the residential and commercial (NEC) electrical codes and systems. This course will prepare the learner to write the state master/journeyman exam.

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413-478. Electrical Code/Electricians. (4.5 Credits)

The first course, of a two-course progression, which gives the student the opportunity to study the Wisconsin Electrical Code and the National Electrical Code (NEC) as they are applied to residential and commercial installations, minimum code requirements as they regulate wiring methods, equipment, occupancies, and special conditions.

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413-478A. Basic Electrical Safety. (3.4 Credits)

Learn basic electric and basic electrical circuitry such as how to use a meter, how to use a megger, color coding of wires.

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413-486. Electrical Code Exam Prep. (4.5 Credits)

The second course, of a two-course progression, which gives the student the opportunity to study the residential and commercial electrical codes and systems. This course will prepare the learner to write the state master/journeyman exam.

Prerequisites: (413-478 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of S)

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413-501. Industrial Electrician Rel I. (4 Credits)

Apprentices are introduced to electrical code as well as magnetic and AC/DC fundamentals. This is the first of a seven-semester sequence for Industrial Electrician apprentices. On-the-job safety is stressed at every opportunity in the classroom, lab, and worksite.

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413-501A. IE DC Circuit Analysis. (1.5 Credits)

413-501B. IE AC Circuit Analysis. (1.5 Credits)

413-501C. NEC Overview. (1 Credit)

413-502. Industrial Electrician Rel II. (4 Credits)

Examine topics including electrical code, A/C fundamentals, schematics, print reading, A/C and D/C motors. Safety is stressed in the classroom, lab, and worksite.

Prerequisites: (413-501 with a minimum grade of C-)

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413-502A. IE Transformers. (1.5 Credits)

413-502B. IE Motors and Generators. (1.5 Credits)

413-502C. NEC In Depth. (1 Credit)

413-503. Industrial Electrician Rel III. (4 Credits)

Explore electrical code, transformers, motor controls and solid-state devices. Expand schematic print ready ability. Safety is stressed in the classroom, lab, and worksite.

Prerequisites: (413-502 with a minimum grade of C-)

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413-503A. IE Raceways Control Drawings. (1.5 Credits)

413-503B. IE Electronics. (1.5 Credits)

413-503C. NEC NFPA 70 and 79. (1 Credit)

413-504. Industrial Electrician Rel IV. (4 Credits)

Expand knowledge of electrical code, motor controls and solid state electronics. Become familiar with variable speed drives. Safety is stressed in the classroom, lab, and worksite.

Prerequisites: (413-503 with a minimum grade of C-)

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413-504A. IE Variable Speed Drives 1. (2 Credits)

413-504B. IE Variable Speed Drives 2. (2 Credits)

413-505. Industrial Electrician Rel V. (4 Credits)

Further expand upon schematic print reading ability. Learn how programmable logic controllers (PLC) are used in industrial applications. Safety is stressed in the classroom, lab, and worksite.

Prerequisites: (413-504 with a minimum grade of C-)

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413-505A. IE Electromechanical Control 1. (2 Credits)

413-505B. IE Electromechanical Control 2. (2 Credits)

413-508. Industrial Electrician Rel VI. (3 Credits)

Learn the safe and appropriate methods to program and maintain programmable logic controllers (PLC's).

Prerequisites: (413-505 with a minimum grade of C-)

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413-508A. IE PLC 1. (1.5 Credits)

413-508B. IE PLC 2. (1.5 Credits)

413-509. Industrial Electrician Rel VII. (3 Credits)

Study the safe and appropriate methods to install and maintain servo/vector drives and data communication systems.

Prerequisites: (413-508 with a minimum grade of D-)

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413-510. IE Apprentice Code Review. (1 Credit)

Industrial Electrician Apprentices will review and apply current National Electrical Code (NEC).

Prerequisites: (413-511 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 413-508 with a minimum grade of C)

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413-511. ABC Construction Elect Appr IA. (2 Credits)

Examine the following topics: DC electrical theory, electrical safety, NEC basics, electrical test equipment, commercial electrical wiring, residential electrical wiring, and race-way boxes and fittings. This is the first course of a 10-course series in the ABC Electrician Apprentice curriculum.

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413-512. ABC Construction Elect Appr IB. (2 Credits)

Discuss the following topics: commercial and industrial electrical wiring, residential electrical wiring, race-ways, boxes and fittings, anchors and supports, conductors, and electrical blueprints. This course is intended for the ABC Electrician apprentice.

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413-513. ABC Construction Elec Appr IIA. (2 Credits)

Explore the topics of alternating current, motors, grounding, conduit bending, and boxes and fittings.

Prerequisites: (413-512 with a minimum grade of C-)

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413-514. ABC Construction Elec Appr IIB. (2 Credits)

Study topics such as conductor installations, cable tray, conductor terminations and splices, electric service installation, circuit breakers and fuses, contactors and relays, and electric lighting.

Prerequisites: (413-513 with a minimum grade of C-)

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413-515. ABC Construction Elec App IIIA. (2 Credits)

Explore the following subjects: distribution equipment, distribution system transformers, electricity in HVAC systems, overcurrent protection, conductor selection, and calculations.

Prerequisites: (413-514 with a minimum grade of C-)

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413-516. ABC Construction Elec App IIIB. (2 Credits)

Examine the following subjects: raceway, box and fitting fill requirements, wiring devices, motor controls, motor calculations, motor maintenance, and hazardous locations.

Prerequisites: (413-515 with a minimum grade of C-)

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413-517. ABC Construction Elec Appr IVA. (2 Credits)

Discuss the following topics: high voltage terminations/splices, load calculations, electronic theory, specialty lighting, and motor maintenance.

Prerequisites: (413-516 with a minimum grade of C-)

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413-518. ABC Construction Elec Appr IVB. (2 Credits)

Explore topics such as advanced controls, signaling systems, specialty transformers, standby and emergency systems, welding machines, HVAC controls, heat tracing, and freeze protection.

Prerequisites: (413-517 with a minimum grade of D-)

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413-519. ABC Construction Elect Appr VA. (2 Credits)

Study the principles and applications of advanced electronic theory, voice and data systems, busses and networks, and fiber optics.

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413-520. ABC Construction Electappr VB. (2 Credits)

Broaden knowledge of programmable logic controllers, medical systems, and TV and antenna systems.

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413-521. Residential Desgn & Estimating. (0.75 Credits)

Review the basics of electrical blueprints and National Electrical Code requirements for residential areas during this apprenticeship course. Use various methods to develop a residential power plan and residential estimates.

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413-522. Ind Des & Est. (0.75 Credits)

Explore the electrical code requirements for commercial and industrial areas. Develop and calculate the power plan and distribution for an application. Discuss various methods of estimating used during an apprenticeship.

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413-523. Industrial Data Communication. (2 Credits)

Apprentices will explore Serial communications, network communications, Ethernet, TCP/IP, industrial fieldbusses, and industrial wireless communications.

Prerequisites: (413-510 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 413-508 with a minimum grade of C)

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413-561. Blpt for Electricians. (1 Credit)

Become familiar with a commercial project using a complete set of blueprints.

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413-581. NCCER Performance I. (0.5 Credits)

In compliance with the National Center for Education and Research (NCCER) Standards, will reinforce and apply knowledge learned in paid related instruction in these areas: basic safety, hand tools, construction drawings, basic communication, material handling, construction math, power tools, basic rigging and basic employability. Performance verifications: workplace safety, electrical box selection and sizing, raceway selection and sizing, blueprint reading and material takeoff, use and selection of electrical test equipment, electrical code book layout and use, hand bending conduit, conductor installation, residential service installation and component identification.

Prerequisites: 413-512 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C-

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413-582. NCCER Performance II. (0.5 Credits)

In compliance with National Center for Education and Research (NCCER) standards will reinforce and apply knowledge learned in paid related instruction in these areas: Motor theory and application, lighting layout and selection, use of an electric conduit bender, pull box selection and sizing, conductor installation using an electric puller, cable tray installation, conductor terminations and splices, service and alternate power supply grounding, circuit breakers, fuse selection and installation, control systems.

Prerequisites: 413-514 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C-

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413-583. NCCER Performance III. (0.5 Credits)

Apprentices will demonstrate performance-based assessment of technical skills related to 50-413-9 ABC Electrician Apprentice, Level III curriculum.

Prerequisites: 413-516 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C

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413-584. NCCER Performance IV. (0.5 Credits)

Apprentices will demonstrate performance-based assessment of technical skills related to 50-413-9 ABC Electrician Apprentice, Level IV curriculum.

Prerequisites: 413-518 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C

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413-781. Intro Elect Theory/DC Safety. (2 Credits)

Course competencies include an introduction to the trade, electrical codes and safety. In addition, DC theory is applied to electrical circuits, devices, and components. DC circuit calculations help develop trade math skills. This course aligns with the first half of the NCCER level 1 curriculum for construction electricians.

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413-782. Wiring, Blueprt Rdg, Intro NEC. (2 Credits)

Course explores electrical codes and safety. In addition basic wiring principles and print reading are introduced to help build trade skills for ABC electrician apprentices. Use of test equipment used by the trade is included. This course aligns with the second half of the NCCER level 2 curriculum for construction electricians.

Prerequisites: (413-781 with a minimum grade of C- or 413-511 with a minimum grade of C-)

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413-783. Electric, Motor,Conduit, Light. (2 Credits)

Course competencies include a review of AC electrical theory, circuits and devices. Apprentices will also examine basic lighting systems, and develop skills bending and fabricating conduit. Course includes an introduction to motors and motor installations. Electrical safety work practices and codes are reinforced. This course aligns with the first half of the NCCER level 2 curriculum for construction electricians.

Prerequisites: (413-512 with a minimum grade of C- or 413-782 with a minimum grade of C-)

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413-784. Ground, Overcurrent, Terminate. (2 Credits)

Course competencies include conductor terminations and splices, methods and practices for installing electrical devices, and applying NEC requirements to various installations. Apprentices will also be introduced to grounding and bonding, overcurrent protective devices, and cable trays. Electrical safety work practices and applicable electrical codes will be reinforced. This course aligns with the second half of the NCCER level 2 curriculum for construction electricians.

Prerequisites: (413-783 with a minimum grade of C- or 413-513 with a minimum grade of C-)

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413-785. Intermed Wiring Application. (2 Credits)

Course competencies address load calculations, conductor selection and sizing, intermediate wiring applications, and the NEC requirements and installation procedures for various types of electrical equipment. Electrical safety work practices and codes will be reinforced in this course. Equipment requirements for hazardous locations are discussed. This course aligns with the first half of the NCCER level 3 curriculum for construction electricians.

Prerequisites: (413-784 with a minimum grade of C- or 413-514 with a minimum grade of C-)

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413-786. Motor Appl Controls, Installs. (2 Credits)

Course competencies examine selecting and wiring transformers, applying NEC requirements and installation requirements for commercial electrical services, and motor controls. Apprentices will also explore low voltage systems and components. Electrical safety work practices and codes are reinforced in this course. This course aligns with the second half of the NCCER level 3 curriculum for construction electricians.

Prerequisites: (413-785 with a minimum grade of C- or 413-515 with a minimum grade of C-)

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413-787. Emergency & Security Systems. (2 Credits)

Course examines back-up power equipment, special communication systems, wiring devices, and installation requirements for emergency and security systems. Apprentices will explore electric generators and energy storage, fire alarms, DACS systems and related equipment. Electrical safety work practices and codes reinforced in this course. This course aligns with the first half of the NCCER level 4 curriculum for construction electricians.

Prerequisites: (413-786 with a minimum grade of C- or 413-516 with a minimum grade of C-)

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413-788. Systems Controls. (2 Credits)

Course examines solid state controls, PLC hardware, starters, variable frequency drives and electrical equipment associated with system control. NEC requirements for HVAC, heat tracing, medium voltage equipment, and special occupancies are included. Apprentices will also relate motor operations to maintenance and replacement job tasks. This course aligns with the second half of the NCCER level 4 curriculum for construction electricians.

Prerequisites: (413-787 with a minimum grade of C- or 413-517 with a minimum grade of C-)

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413-789. Adv Elec Topic 1 ABC Elec Appr. (2 Credits)

Course examines solid state controls, PLC hardware, starters, variable frequency drives and electrical equipment associated with system control. NEC requirements for HVAC, heat tracing, medium voltage equipment, and special occupancies are included. Apprentices will also relate motor operations to maintenance and replacement job tasks. This course aligns with the second half of the NCCER level 4 curriculum for construction electricians.

Prerequisites: (413-788 with a minimum grade of C- or 413-518 with a minimum grade of C-)

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413-790. Adv Elec Topic 2 ABC Elec Appr. (2 Credits)

Course examines solid state controls, PLC hardware, starters, variable frequency drives and electrical equipment associated with system control. NEC requirements for HVAC, heat tracing, medium voltage equipment, and special occupancies are included. Apprentices will also relate motor operations to maintenance and replacement job tasks. This course aligns with the second half of the NCCER level 4 curriculum for construction electricians.

Prerequisites: (413-789 with a minimum grade of C- or 413-519 with a minimum grade of C-)

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