Electrical Level 4

Electrical Level 4

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 4)
THEORY
PERFORMANCE BASE
TOTAL
HOURS
MODULE 1Load Calculations — Feeders and Services
(20 Hours)
Topics include basic calculation
procedures for commercial and residential applications.
50 %50 %20 hours
MODULE 2 Health Care Facilities (10 Hours)
Covers the installation of electric
circuits in health care facilities, including the requirements for life safety and critical circuits.
70 %30 %10 hours
MODULE 3Standby and Emergency Systems
(10 Hours)
Explains the NEC® requirements for
electric generators and storage batteries.
100 %0 %10 hours
MODULE 4Basic Electronic Theory (10 Hours)
Explains the function and operation
of basic electronic devices, including semiconductors, diodes,
rectifiers, and transistors.
80 %20 %10 hours
MODULE 5 Fire Alarm Systems (15 Hours)
Covers fire alarm control units, Digital
Alarm Communicator Systems (DACS), wiring for alarm initiating and notification devices, and alarm system maintenance.
80 %20 %15 hours
MODULE 6 Specialty Transformers (10 Hours)
Covers various types of transformers
and their applications. Also provides information on selecting, sizing, and installing these devices.
60 %40 %10 hours
MODULE 7Advanced Controls (20 Hours)
Discusses applications and operating
principles of solid-state controls, reduced-voltage starters, and adjustable frequency drives. Also covers basic troubleshooting procedures
70 %30 %20 hours
MODULE 8HVAC Controls (15 Hours)
Provides a basic overview of
HVAC systems and their controls. Also covers electrical troubleshooting and NEC® requirements.
54%46 %15 hours
MODULE 9 Heat Tracing and Freeze Protection
(10 Hours)
Covers heat tracing systems along with
their applications and installation requirements
80 %20 %10 hours
MODULE 10Motor Operation and Maintenance
(10 Hours)
Covers motor cleaning, testing, and
preventive maintenance. Also describes basic troubleshooting procedures.
100 %0 %10 hours
Module 11Medium-Voltage Terminations/Splices
(10 Hours)
Offers an overview of the NEC® and
cable manufacturers’ requirements for medium-voltage terminations and splices.
70 %30 %10 hours
Module 12Special Locations (20 Hours)
Describes NEC® requirements for
selecting and installing equipment, enclosures, and devices in special locations including places of assembly, theaters, carnivals, agricultural buildings, marinas, temporary installations, wired partitions, and swimming pools.
100 %0 %100 %
Module 13Fundamentals of Crew Leadership
(22.5 Hours)
Covers basic leadership
skills and explains different leadership styles, communication, delegating, and problem solving. Jobsite safety and the crew leader’s role in safety are discussed, as well as project planning, scheduling, and estimating. Includes performance tasks to assist the learning processes.
80 %20 %22.5 hours
182.5 hours 5 weeks of training 35 hour per week76 %24 %182.5 hours

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