Electrical Controls 101 Course

This 80-hour, 14-week course is designed to present a blend of electrical theory and practice suitable for the apprentice level or experienced technician who wishes to improve his or her knowledge and skills.

Students will be provided with a sound foundation in:

  • Electrical safety and theory.
  • The operational function of electrical control devices.
  • Interpreting schematics and wiring diagrams.
  • Troubleshooting methods.

The mastery of this material will reduce downtime and expenses caused by equipment failures and increase the overall efficiency of operations in the facility.

This course involves a combination of classroom instruction, hands-on training, trouble shooting and repair, electrical schematic and wiring diagram reading.

  • Classroom Instruction

  • Hands-on Training

  • Trouble Shooting & Repair

  • Diagram Reading


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