Electrical Level 3
Electrical Level 3
Percentages indicate the proportion of each module that is theory-based (classroom) and performance-based (hands-on), respectively.
(ELECTRICAL LEVEL 3)
|MODULE 1||Load 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|
Covers the factors involved in conductor
selection, including insulation types, current-carrying capacity, temperature ratings, and voltage drop.
|80 %||20 %||15 hours|
|MODULE 3||Practical Applications of Lighting|
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 4||Hazardous 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 7||Transformers (12.5 Hours)|
Discusses transformer types,
construction, connections, protection, and grounding.
|64 %||36 %||12.5 hours|
|MODULE 8||Commercial 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 10||Voice, Data, and Video (10 Hours)|
Covers installation, termination, and
testing of voice, data, and video cabling systems.
|30 %||70 %||10 hours|
|Module 11||Motor 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 week||66 %||34 %||155 hours|