Electrical Level 3

Electrical Level 3

Course Outline

Percentages indicate the proportion of each module that is theory-based (classroom) and performance-based (hands-on), respectively.

MODULES   
OBJECTIVE OUTLINE OF TRAINING
(ELECTRICAL LEVEL 3)
THEORY
PERFORMANCE BASE
TOTAL
HOURS
MODULE 1Load Calculations — Branch and Feeder
Circuits (17.5 Hours)
Explains how to calculate branch circuit
and feeder loads for residential and commercial applications.
66 %34 %17.5 hours
MODULE 2 Conductor Selection and Calculations
(15 Hours)
Covers the factors involved in conductor
selection, including insulation types, current-carrying capacity, temperature ratings, and voltage drop.
80 %20 %15 hours
MODULE 3Practical Applications of Lighting
(12.5 Hours)
Describes specific types of incandescent, fluorescent, and HID lamps, as well as ballasts. Also covers troubleshooting and various types of lighting controls.
40 %60 %12.5 hours
MODULE 4Hazardous Locations (15 Hours)
Presents the NEC® requirements for
equipment installed in hazardous locations.
40 %60 %15 hours
MODULE 5 Overcurrent Protection (25 Hours)
Explains how to size and select circuit
breakers and fuses for various applications. Also covers short circuit calculations and troubleshooting.
88 %12 %25 hours
MODULE 6 Distribution Equipment (12.5 Hours)
Discusses switchboards and
switchgear, including installation, grounding, and maintenance
requirements. Includes a set of drawings.
100 %0 %12.5 hours
MODULE 7Transformers (12.5 Hours)
Discusses transformer types,
construction, connections, protection, and grounding.
64 %36 %12.5 hours
MODULE 8Commercial Electrical Services (10 Hours)
Covers the components, installation
considerations, and NEC® requirements for commercial services.
40 %60 %10 hours
MODULE 9 Motor Calculations (12.5 Hours)
Covers calculations required to size
conductors and overcurrent protection for motor applications.
48 %52 %12.5 hours
MODULE 10Voice, Data, and Video (10 Hours)
Covers installation, termination, and
testing of voice, data, and video cabling systems.
30 %70 %10 hours
Module 11Motor Controls (12.5 Hours)
Provides information on selecting,
sizing, and installing motor controllers. Also covers control circuit pilot devices and basic relay logic.
54 %36 %12.5 hours
155 hours 5 weeks at 35 hours per week66 %34 %155 hours

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