Electrical – Level 1
185 Hours Standardized
26101-17 Orientation To the Electrical Trade (2.5 Hours)
Provides an overview of the electrical trade and discusses the career paths available to electricians.
26102-17 Electrical Safety (10 Hours)
Covers safety rules and regulations for electricians. Teaches the necessary precautions to take for various electrical hazards found on the job. Also, covers the OSHA-mandated lockout/tagout procedure.
26103-17 Introduction To Electrical Circuits (7.5 Hours)
Offers a general introduction to the electrical concepts used in Ohm’s law applied to DC series circuits. Includes atomic theory, electromotive force, resistance and electric power equations.
26104-17 Electrical Theory (7.5 Hours)
Introduces series, parallel, and series-parallel circuits. Covers resistive circuits. Kirchhoff’s voltage and current laws and circuit analysis.
26105-17 Introduction to the National Electrical Code (7.5 Hours)
Introduces the layout and the types of information found in the codebook. Allows trainees to practice finding information using an easy-to-follow procedure.
26106-17 Device Boxes (10 Hours)
Covers the hardware and systems used by an electrician to mount and support boxes, receptacles, and other electrical components. Covers NEC fills and pulls requirements for devices, pull and junction boxes under 100 cubic inches.
26107-17 Hand Bending (10 Hours)
Provides an introduction to conduit bending and installation. Covers the techniques for using hand-operated and step conduit benders, as well as cutting, reaming and threading conduit.
26108-17 Raceways and Fittings (20 Hours)
Introduces the types and applications of raceways, wire-ways and ducts. Stresses the appropriate NEC requirements.
26109-17 Conductors and Cables (10 Hours)
Focuses on types and applications of conductors and covers proper wiring techniques. Stresses the appropriate NEC requirements.
26110-17 Basic Electrical Construction Drawings (7.5 Hours)
Focuses on electrical prints, drawings, and symbols. Teaches the types of information that can be found on schematics, one-liners and wiring diagrams.
26111-17 Residential Electrical Services (15 Hours)
Covers the electrical devices and wiring techniques common to residential construction and maintenance. Allows trainees to practice making service calculations. Stresses the appropriate NEC requirements.
26112-17 Electrical Test Equipment (5 Hours)
Focuses on proper selection, inspection and use of common electrical test equipment, including voltage testers, clamp-on ammeters, ohmmeters, multimeters, phase/motor rotation testers and data recording equipment. Also, covers safety precautions and meter category ratings.