PCC/ CCOG / APR

Course Content and Outcome Guide for APR 224

Course Number:
APR 224
Course Title:
Electrical Code - Level I
Credit Hours:
4
Lecture Hours:
40
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Emphasizes the use and understanding of the National Electrical Code. Assists plant maintenance electricians in preparing for the state electrical exam. Topics include grounding, motors, wiring methods, overcurrent protection, branch circuits, calculations, feeders and specialty codes. Prerequisites: APR 223 or TE 9618. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Intended Outcomes for the Course

  1. Use the requirements of the NEC, the Oregon Administrative Rules, and the Oregon Specialty Code, as defined by specific articles in each of these code books to discuss, explain and apply the basic principles of general electrical installations, feeders, branch circuits, services, grounding, bonding, surge arrestors, temporary wiring, and related calculations as they apply to the workplace.
  2. Interpret NEC and Oregon Specialty Codes. *
  3. Demonstrate familiarity of industry terminology. *
  4. Utilize the Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR's) in relation to the NEC and Oregon Specialty Codes (OSC). *
  5. Use the NEC articles and tables to perform various calculations. *
  6. Prepare for the NEC code exam. *
  7. Complete and pass timed practice exams. *
  8. Complete the NEC code preparation exams with a 75% or higher. *
    * required for statewide Apprenticeship degree

Course Activities and Design

Course Activities and Design

The instructor utilizes a lecture format, discussion, math, code and design problems.

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 requirements of the NEC, the Oregon Administrative Rules, and the Oregon Specialty Code, as defined by specific articles in each of these code books to discuss, explain and apply the basic principles of general electrical installations, feeders, branch circuits, services, grounding, bonding, surge arrestors, temporary wiring, and related calculations as they apply to the workplace.
  2. Interpret NEC and Oregon Specialty Codes. *
  3. Demonstrate familiarity of industry terminology. *
  4. Utilize the Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR's) in relation to the NEC and Oregon Specialty Codes (OSC). *
  5. Use the NEC articles and tables to perform various calculations. *
  6. Prepare for the NEC code exam. *
  7. Complete and pass timed practice exams. *
  8. Complete the NEC code preparation exams with a 75% or higher. *
    * required for statewide Apprenticeship degree