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Course Name Electrical Controls
Category A Course No. EE 101

Course Description This forty hour course is an introduction to electrical fundamentals. It emphasizes basic electrical components, terminology and working safely with electricity.

Who Should Attend Beginning electricians, equipment operators and people in skilled trades who are cross-training from other disciplines.

Prerequisites None

Length 40 hours
Class Size Up to 12
CEU's Awarded 3.5
College Transfer Credit 2 credit hours recommended

Format Hands-on Workshop. One lab station for every two participants.

Learning Objectives Participants will learn to:

  • Work safely with electricity

  • Use simple math to calculate voltage drops, current and resistance

  • Use a multimeter to take voltage and current readings

  • Use a clamp-on meter to take AC/DC current readings

  • Test relays, solenoids, contactors, switches and motor starters

  • Read single-line drawings

  • Read control-circuit ladder diagrams

  • Identify component parts in schematics and ladder diagrams

  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic principles of AC and DC motors

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