Training Information: CED-0800 - Electrical 1

This level is an introduction to the Electrical trade in Vermont. Material covered includes electrical theory, safety, hazards on the job, an introduction to conduit bending, motors, electrical calculations, and a primary focus on residential electrical wiring. Students are also introduced to the NFPA 70, which is the safety/design manual that is utilized by electricians in the US.

This year will specifically cover the following topics:

         Atomic Structure

         Batteries & Other Sources of Electricity

         Blueprints

         Bonding/Grounding

         Ground Fault Protection

         Circuits

         Appliance Circuits

         Combination Circuits

         Garage

         Rec Room & Workshops

         Water Pumps & Water Heaters

         Kitchen Circuits

         Laundry Circuits

         Lighting Circuits

         Parallel Circuits

         Series Circuits

         Conductors

         Determining Conductor Sizes

         Conduit Bending - Introduction

         Controls

         Switch Controls

         Electrical Quantities

         Electrical Symbols

         Fire/Smoke Alarms & Security Systems

         General Information for Electrical Installations

         Hand Tools

         Heating Systems

         Induction Heating

         Lighting

         Bedroom Lighting

         Bathroom Lighting

         Hallway Lighting

         Lamp Identification (info only)

         Living Room Lighting

         Low Voltage Lighting (info only)

         Luminaires (Fixtures)

         Study Lighting

 

         Math

         Whole Numbers, Fractions, Decimal Fractions, Percent's, Averages, Powers, Roots, Measures, Rations, Proportions, Formulas

         Using fractions in current dividers

         Intro to Trig/Basic Triangles to prep for Level 2

         Magnetism

         Measuring Instruments

         Ohm's Law

         Outlets

         Residential Utility Interactive PV Systems

         Resistors

         Safety

         Service Equipment & Overcurrent Protection

         Service Entrance Calculations

         Specs

         Standby Power Systems

         Static Electricity

         Swimming Pools, Spas, & Hot Tubs

         Television, Telephone, & Low Voltage Systems

         Wiring

         Entryway

         Furnace: Home Automation Systems

         Using Wiring Tables

         Professional Development

         Awareness Training

         First Impression - Getting A Job

         Professionalism - Keeping Your Job

         Building a Strong Relationship With Your Supervisor

         Teamwork: Getting Along With Your Co-Workers

         Communication Skills I: Listening & Speaking

         Resolving Conflict

         Giving & Receiving Criticism

         Substance Abuse







Course Resources
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