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Electrician

Published
Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Power Design, Inc
Industries
O*Net Code
47-2111.00
Rapids Code
0159
Req. Hours
7400
State
DC
Created
Jun 02, 2021
Updated
Jun 02, 2021

Time-Based Skills

17 skill sets | 59 total skills
Preliminary Work: Learn names and uses of equipment in the trade - 160 req. hrs
Commodity electrical material
Quotable electrical material
HVAC and plumbing equipment
Preliminary Work: Learn Basic material handling skills - 480 req. hrs
Loading Trucks
Securing Loads
Safe Work Practices
Preliminary Work: Learn Proper Job Etiquette - 40 req. hrs
Jobsite entry and exit
Start and stop work policies
Preliminary Work: Learn Basic Electrical Terminology - 40 req. hrs
Terms
Definitions
Theories
Preliminary Work: Learn Names and Uses of - 520 req. hrs
Power Tools
Hand Tools
Layout Aids
Material Assembly Aids
Preliminary Work: Learn Basic Installation Methods - 600 req. hrs
Distribution
Structure
Rough
Trim
Preliminary Work: Learn Basic Safety for - 160 req. hrs
Electricity
Construction Equipment
Tools
Construction Sites
Residential & Commercial Rough Wiring : Assist in - 1160 req. hrs
Material Handling
Stockroom Management
Component and Material Layout
Cut and Install Wires, Cable, Conduit, and Raceways
Residential & Commercial Rough Wiring : Learn to - 580 req. hrs
Connect Conductors to Devices and Appliances
Install Service Equipment and Load Centers
Create Material Lists
Clean Up Job Site
Pull Wire
Residential & Commercial Rough Wiring : Assist in - 260 req. hrs
Connect Conductors to Devices and Appliances
Install Service Devices and Load Centers
Preparing Material Lists
Pull Wire
Residential & Commercial Finish Work: Connect and set - 1200 req. hrs
Switches
Receptacles
Power Outlets
Appliances and equipment
Residential & Commercial Finish Work: Install proper size and type - 200 req. hrs
Fuses
Breakers
Overload Devices
Residential & Commercial Finish Work: Install and connect various types of - 400 req. hrs
Line Voltage Luminaires
Low Voltage Luminaires
Exterior Lighting
Residential & Commercial Finish Work: Learn to check polarity of - 120 req. hrs
Circuit Conductors
Devices
Residential & Commercial Finish Work: Test the circuit for - 80 req. hrs
Overloads
Overcurrent
Short Circuits
Troubleshooting: Learn proper troubleshooting techniques for - 200 req. hrs
Electrical Wiring
Electrical Equipment
Electrical Lighting
Low Voltage systems
Troubleshooting: Check out troubles and make repairs (supervised) of - 1200 req. hrs
Electrical Wiring
Electrical Equipment
Electrical Lighting
Low Voltage systems

Technical Instruction

First Year - 147 req. hrs
Introduction | Orientation | Tools Year 1
Electrical Safety and PPE
Falls | Ladders | Scaffolds
Matter
Electron Theory
Magnetism
Electricity
Digital Multimeter Principles Chapters 1 through 4
Digital Multimeter Principles Chapters 5 through 9
Digital Multimeter Principles Chapter 10
Review & Testing
Electromagnetism
Uses of Electromagnetism
The Electrical Circuit
Math
Electrical Formulas
Series Circuits
Parallel Circuits
Series-Parallel Circuits
Multi wire Circuits
3-Way/4-Way Switching
Testing
The Electrical System
Protection Devices
Alternating Current
Capacitance
Inductance
Power Factor and Efficiency
Motors
Generators
Transformers
Box Fill
Testing
How to Use the NEC (Video)
AC/DC Fundamentals Review
Grounding and Bonding
Conductor Ampacity
Review and Testing
Second Year - 144 req. hrs
Introduction | Orientation | Tools Year 2
Electrical Safety and PPE 2
Confined Space, Emergency Response, and Lockout/Tagout
NEC—General Introduction
NEC—General Definitions
Requirements for Electrical Installations 1
Requirements for Electrical Installations 2
NEC—Wiring and Protection Grounded [Neutral] Conductors
Branch Circuits 1
Branch Circuits 2
Branch Circuits 3
Testing
Feeders
Branch-Circuit, Feeder, and Service Calculations 1
Branch-Circuit, Feeder, and Service Calculations 2
Outside Branch Circuits and Feeders
NEC—Wiring and Protection Services 1
Services 2
Overcurrent Protection 1
Overcurrent Protection 2
Grounding and Bonding
GFCI Devices
Review and testing
Surge-Protective Devices (SPDs)
General Requirements for Wiring Methods and Materials 1
General Requirements for Wiring Methods and Materials 2
Conductors for General Wiring 1
Conductors for General Wiring 2
Cabinets, Cutout Boxes, and Meter Socket Enclosures
Outlet, Device, Pull, and J-Boxes;
Conduit Bodies; and Hand hole Enclosures
Nonmetallic-Sheathed/Service-Entrance Cables
Voltage-Drop Calculations
Review and Testing
UF Cable and PVC
AC and MC Cable
FMC, LFMC, and LFNC
EMT, IMC, and RMC
ENT and Metal Wire ways
Multi-outlet Assemblies, Surface Metal Raceways, and Cable Trays
Conduit Bending
Raceway Sizing Calculations
Review and Testing
Third Year - 141 req. hrs
Introduction | Orientation | Tools Year 3
Electrical Safety and PPE
Excavation/Motor Vehicles/Tool Safety
Introduction/Theory/Alternating Current/Neutral Conductor
Harmonics/Voltage Disturbances/Voltage Window
Electrical Noise/Grounding and Bonding/Power Quality Issues
Lighting—Ballasts and Transformers
Flexible Cords and Cables, and Fixture Wires
Switches and Receptacles
Switchboards, Switchgear, and Panel boards
Luminaires and Low-Voltage Lighting Systems
Testing
Appliances
Fixed Electric Space-Heating Equipment
Motors, Motor Circuits, and Controllers 1
Motors, Motor Circuits, and Controllers 2
Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration Equipment and Transformers
Bonding and Grounding 1
Bonding and Grounding 2
Bonding and Grounding 3
Bonding and Grounding 4
Code Article Report
Testing
Hazardous Locations, Commercial Garages, and
Motor Fuel Dispensing
Health Care Facilities, Assembly Occupancies,
Mobile/Manufactured Homes, and Temporary Installations
Electric Signs, Manufactured Wiring Systems, and Elevators
Electric Vehicle Charging System and Electric Welders
Audio Signal Processing and Information Technology Equipment
Swimming Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs, Fountains, and
Similar Installations
Emergency, Legally Required, and Optional Standby Systems
Remote-Control, Signaling, and Power-Limited Circuits
Fire Alarm Systems, Optical Fiber Cables and Raceways,
Communications Circuits, Radio and Television Equipment, CATV
and Radio Distribution Systems
Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems 1
Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems 2
Testing
Introduction to Motor Controls
Motor Controls and Schematics 1
Motor Controls and Schematics 2
Reversing Controls 1
Reversing Controls 2
Controls for Multiple Motors
Miscellaneous Requirements
Variable Speed Drives
VFD Lab
Review and Testing

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