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Electrical Apprenticeship

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ELE-104 Intro to Residential and Commercial Electricity

$325

with Robert Raggi

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 10, 2023 , runs for 12 weeks

Provides a navigational road map for using the NEC®. Introduces the types and applications of raceways, wire ways, and ducts. Focuses on the types and applications of conductors and covers proper wiring techniques. Focuses on electrical prints, drawings, and symbols. Covers the electrical devices and wiring techniques common to commercial and industrial construction and maintenance.

The successful passing of classes 101 and 102 are the prerequisites for registering for this class.

FALL 2022 SEMESTER CLASSES WILL MEET REMOTELY ON ZOOM

ELE-203 Conductors, Breakers and Relays

$325

with Omeshua Mathur

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 10, 2023 , runs for 12 weeks

An NEC®-driven course that explains how to select and size outlet boxes, pull boxes, and junction boxes.  Describes methods of terminating and splicing conductors of all types and sizes, including the preparation and taping of conductors.  Covers  methods and techniques for both single and three-phase services, including metering. Describes fuses and circuit breakers along with their practical applications.

The successful passing of Classes 201-202 are prerequisites for registering for this class.

FALL 2022 SEMESTER CLASSES WILL MEET REMOTELY ON ZOOM

ELE-304 Lighting, Feeds and HVAC

$325

with Arthur Felton

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 10, 2023 , runs for 12 weeks

Covers specific types of incandescent, fluorescent, and HID lamps, as well as ballasts, troubleshooting, and various types of lighting controls, various lighting installations, applications, and wiring systems. Explains applications and operating principles of solid-state controls, reduced-voltage starters, and adjustable frequency drives. Also covers basic troubleshooting procedures. Covers single and multi-motor calculations to enable the trainee to size conductors, over current protection, and overload protection for motor applications.

The successful passing of Classes 301-302 are prerequisites for registering for this class.

 

FALL 2022 SEMESTER CLASSES WILL MEET REMOTELY ON ZOOM

ELE-403 Motor Controls

$325

with Ron DeMarco

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 10, 2023 , runs for 12 weeks

Operation of DC starters, speed control of DC motors and DC dynamic braking, DC electronic speed drive operation, fundamentals of schematic and wiring diagrams, control components, ladder diagrams and ladder logic.  Also included are AC motor starters, operation of variable frequency drives, and troubleshooting motor control units circuits. You will learn generation of bill of materials, applying wire diagrams in motor controls, PLC memory, instruction sets and PLC logic, conversion of relay logic to PLC logic, PLC troubleshooting, PLC analog logic, troubleshooting control systems and modifying existing PLC logic ladder diagrams.

The successful passing of Classes 401-402 are prerequisites for registering for this class.

 

FALL 2022 SEMESTER CLASSES WILL MEET REMOTELY ON ZOOM

ELE-103 Technical Math II

$325

with Michael DeLaurentis

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 12, 2023 , runs for 12 weeks

At the completion of this 36 hour course, you will understand algebraic equations, construction and use of basic formulas, geometric nomenclature, angular measurements, weights, measures, conversion factors, formulas for HVAC and electronics and familiarity with basic trigonometric functions and their use.

FALL 2022 SEMESTER CLASSES WILL MEET REMOTELY ON ZOOM

ELE-204 Direct Current Circuits

$325

with Arthur Felton

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 12, 2023 , runs for 12 weeks

This course teaches basic circuit notation, application of concepts of scientific notations, metric prefixes, measurement of electrical quantities, devices used for measurement, resistance/conductance, resistance of a known piece of material, Ohm’s Law as used in calculating unknown circuit quantities, basic theory and fundamental sources of electricity, electrostatics, and power law, calculation of voltage dividers in series and parallel circuits, properties of conduction in liquids and gases, properties of batteries, magnetism, electro-magnetism, electrical measuring instruments, application of electro-magnetism in DC circuits and calculation of voltage, current and resistance pertaining to electrical measuring instruments will be taught in this class.

The successful passing of Classes 201-202 are prerequisites for registering for this class.

FALL 2022 SEMESTER CLASSES WILL MEET REMOTELY ON ZOOM

ELE-303 Transformers and Polyphase

$325

with Ron DeMarco

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 12, 2023 , runs for 12 weeks

Covers reduction and solving for voltage, current or impedance in series and parallel circuits, differences between three-phase and one-phase distribution systems and layout of a vector diagram of the voltages in a three-phase wye and delta circuit. Also included is calculation of kva, kw and kvar in a three-phase system, law  of cosines, construction and operation of  meters, Construction  of a three-phase motor and principles of a three-phase rotating magnetic field.  Step-down/step-up transformers, excitation current, efficiency, amp-turns, primary to secondary winding voltage and current ratios are covered.

The successful passing of Classes 301-302 are prerequisites for registering for this class.

 

FALL 2022 SEMESTER CLASSES WILL MEET REMOTELY ON ZOOM

ELE-404 Advanced Electrical Applications

$325

with Robert Raggi

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 12, 2023 , runs for 12 weeks

Explains the function & operation of basic electronic devices, including semiconductors, diodes, rectifiers, and transistors.  Covers fire alarm control units, Digital Alarm Communicator Systems (DACS), installation wiring for alarm initiating & notification devices, alarm system maintenance, various types of transformers and their applications, information on selecting, sizing, and installing these devices and a basic overview of HVAC system controls. Stresses electrical trouble-shooting and NEC® requirements. Covers various heat tracing systems along with their applications & installation requirements.

The successful passing of Classes 401-402 are prerequisites for registering for this class.

 

FALL 2022 SEMESTER CLASSES WILL MEET REMOTELY ON ZOOM





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