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Preliminary Work - 600 req. hrs
Learning the names and uses of the equipment used in the trade: kind, size, and use of cable, wire, boxes, conduits, and fittings, switches receptacles, service switches, cutouts, etc.
Learning the names and uses of the various tools used in assembling this material, care of these tools, and other instructions necessary to familiarize the apprentice with the material and tools of the trade.
Rough-In Wiring - 3500 req. hrs
Assisting in getting material from stock room. Loading truck and equipment on-the-job.
Laying out the various outlets, switches, receptacles, and other details of the job, from blueprints or by direction of the superintendent of construction.
Cutting wire, cable, conduit, and raceway: threading and reaming conduit, boring and cutting chases under the direction of an electrician.
Installing various kinds of wires, cables, and conduits in accordance with requirements.
Assisting electricians in pulling wires, attaching wires to fish tape and keeping wires from kinks and abrasions.
Connecting conductors to switches, receptacles, or appliances with proper methods of splicing, soldering, and taping.
Installing service switches or load center and sub-feeders and fastening up these parts, running raceways, and pulling conductors under the direction of an electrician.
Assisting in preparing lists of materials used, including names, number of pieces, or number of feet, etc., for office records.
Loading unused material and cleaning up job area.
Finish Work - 2000 req. hrs
Connecting and setting switches, receptacles, plates, etc.
Installing proper size and types of fuses for each circuit.
Installing and connecting various kinds of electrical utilization equipment.
Assisting electricians in installation and completion of work in accordance with the rules and regulations of the National Fire Protection Association and special local regulations; proper sizes of wires, service, conduits, etc.
Motor Installation And Control - 400 req. hrs
Installing over-current devices.
Checking for proper installation and rotation.
Installing replacement motors.
Analyzing motor circuits and troubleshooting.
Installing pushbuttons, pilot lights, relays, timing devices, and interlocking controls.
Wiring all types (gas, oil, stoker, etc.) heating equipment.
Installing wiring and controls for air conditioning.