PCC/ CCOG / APR

Course Content and Outcome Guide for APR 203

Course Number:
APR 203
Course Title:
LME: Electrical Code-Level II
Credit Hours:
4
Lecture Hours:
40
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Provides a working knowledge of the NEC. Topics include installation code requirements for the following: electrical equipment for general use such as motors, luminaries, air conditioners, cords, switchboards and panel boards. Also covers special occupancies which will assist students in locating and understanding electrical code requirements for hazardous locations such as gas stations, spray paint booths, aircraft hangars, health care facilities, places of assembly, theaters, manufactured buildings, mobile homes, temporary locations, etc. Electrical standards will be emphasized. Prerequisites: APR 202 or TE 9636. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Intended Outcomes for the Course

  1. Use the National Electric Code requirements for special occupancies, special equipment, emergency systems, fire alarm systems, communications, and sizing calculations to explain, discuss and wire specific electrical devices as applied to the workplace.
  2. Interpret NEC and Oregon Specialty Codes.*
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of industry terminology.*
  4. Use the NEC articles and tables to perform various calculations.*
  5. Prepare for state exam.*
  6. Complete and pass timed practice exams.*
  7. Complete NEC code preparation exams with a 75% or higher.*
    * required for statewide Apprenticeship degree

Course Activities and Design

Course Activities and Design

 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 the ability to locate and understand appropriate code requirements for wiring methods, materials and electrical equipment.

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 special occupancies, special equipment, emergency systems, fire alarm systems, communications, and sizing calculations to explain, discuss and wire specific electrical devices as applied to the workplace.
  2. Interpret NEC and Oregon Specialty Codes.*
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of industry terminology.*
  4. Use the NEC articles and tables to perform various calculations.*
  5. Prepare for state exam.*
  6. Complete and pass timed practice exams.*
  7. Complete NEC code preparation exams with a 75% or higher.*
    * required for statewide Apprenticeship degree