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Students learn how to install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment and fi­xtures. To be employed as an electrician, training involving both hands-on experience and learning from experienced workers is a must. Here at LCTI, students get exactly that.

This certificate program prepares individuals with the knowledge and skills needed for employment in the residential electrical trade. The curriculum offers a basic framework of electrical theory and provides the hands-on skills needed to install, service and maintain electrical equipment in residential settings. Class includes instruction on electrical safety, trade tools, electrical theory, common residential wiring installations, troubleshooting and repairing residential service, determining circuit load calculations and NEC Code compliance. Students will have the opportunity to complete the OSHA 10 Hour Construction Safety training and prepare for a municipal licensing exam.

Skills and Competencies

  • Electrical safety
  • Blueprint reading
  • Fundamentals of electricity
  • Residential electrical systems
  • Basic electrical circuits
  • Electrical measurement and testing equipment
  • Series and parallel circuits
  • Cables and terminations
  • Switches and receptacles
  • Fixtures
  • NEC Code

Electrical Repair

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Basic Electrical

The Wonder of Electricity

How Electricity is Generated

Energy Foundation

Joules

Electrical Transmission

Electrical Principles

Electrical Equations

Static and Current Electricity

Magnets and Electricity

Electromagnetism

Electric Charge

Battery Power Principles

Water & Electrical Principles

Electrical Theory

Understanding Voltage

Faraday’s Law

Maxwell-Faraday Equation

Electrical Generator Operation

Understanding Resistance

Ohm’s Experiment

Kirchoff’s Contribution

Power, Resistance, Current

Understanding AC verses DC

Circuits, Coils and Capacitors

Parallel Circuits

Circuit Protection

Resistance in Parallel Circuits

Impedance and Resistance

Understanding Single Phase

Understanding Three Phase

AC Power Generation

Sine Wave

Transformers

The Edison System

Single Phase from 3 Phase

Connecting Loads

Phasors

Power Factors

Single and Three Phase Po

wer Sources

Three Phase Transformers

Identifying and Connecting Leads

Circuit Interrupters

Motor Section

Motor Lubrication

AC Motors

Motor Principles Review

Synchronous Motor

Torque Motor

Stepper Motor

Rotary Motor

Linear Motor

Glossary

References

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