Course Content and Outcome Guide for APR 126 Effective Winter 2016
- Course Number:
- APR 126
- Course Title:
- Electrical Systems Installation per NEC
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture Hours:
- Lecture/Lab Hours:
- Lab Hours:
- Special Fee:
Course DescriptionCovers standby electrical systems, temporary electrical services, fire alarm systems, specialty systems, advanced controls, heat tracing, freezing protection, installation practices, and what constitutes a low voltage and limited energy circuit as per the NEC and the requirements for each. Prerequisites: APR 125 or TE 9614. Audit available.
Intended Outcomes for the course
- Use the requirements of specific articles of the NEC to explain, discuss and install emergency power systems, freeze protection and temporary electrical systems as applied to subsequent courses and the workplace.
- Navigate the NEC Code book to identify these requirements.
- Describe various troubleshooting techniques of trade-specific equipment. *
- Demonstrate safe working conditions in accordance with state and federal regulations. *
- Describe and apply basic theory of electrical sources.*
* required for statewide Apprenticeship degree
Course Activities and Design
The instructor utilizes a lecture format to expose the students to fundamental industrial wiring and mechanisms.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Procedures will be discussed at the first class session and the instructor's grading policy will be referenced on the class syllabus.
A Pass - No/Pass grading option is not available for any APR (Apprenticeship) course.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)