PCC/ CCOG / APR

Course Content and Outcome Guide for APR 202

Course Number:
APR 202
Course Title:
LME: Electrical Code Level I
Credit Hours:
4
Lecture Hours:
40
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Provides a working knowledge of the NEC. Assists LME apprentices in preparing for the state electrical exam. Topics include definitions, requirements for electrical installations, identification and use of electrical conductors, wiring, circuit-protection, wiring methods, materials, and electrical safety standards. Prerequisites: APR 104 or TE 9634. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Intended Outcomes for the Course

  1. Use the National Electric Code requirements for lighting, motors, transformers, panels, wireways, over current protection, and sizing calculations to explain, discuss and wire specific electrical devices.
  2. Use the NEC articles and tables to perform various calculations.*
  3. Prepare for state exam.*
  4. Complete and pass timed practice exams.*
  5. Complete NEC code preparations exams with 75% or higher.*
    * required for statewide Apprenticeship degree

Course Activities and Design

Course Activities for the Course

A lecture course in which the student may come from a wide variety of occupations. The emphasis of the course will be on providing students with a good knowledge base to begin their study of the NEC.

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)

  1. Use the National Electric Code requirements for lighting, motors, transformers, panels, wireways, over current protection, and sizing calculations to explain, discuss and wire specific electrical devices.
  2. Use the NEC articles and tables to perform various calculations.*
  3. Prepare for state exam.*
  4. Complete and pass timed practice exams.*
  5. Complete NEC code preparations exams with 75% or higher.*
    * required for statewide Apprenticeship degree