PCC/ CCOG / ELT

Course Content and Outcome Guide for ELT 210

Course Number:
ELT 210
Course Title:
Electricity f/Non-Electrian II
Credit Hours:
2
Lecture Hours:
10
Lecture/Lab Hours:
20
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Provides practical, hands-on application of residential wiring methods. This class is a direct continuation of the skills developed in Electricity for the Non-Electrician, incorporating additional wiring practices, materials and troubleshooting methods. Emphasizing safety and workmanship as well as electrical theory and building codes as they apply to the homeowner. Prerequisites: ELT 110 or TE 9071. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

  • Discuss and emphasize importance of working safely in an electrical environment.
  • Relate basic electrical theories and codes to activities in class.
  • Review basic electrical terminology of residential wiring.
  • Review uses and names of common hand and power tools used in electrical work.
  • Review wire sizes and amperage as they relate to each other.
  • Discuss electrical and building codes related to residential wiring.
  • Identify different types of electrical devices and demonstrate proper use.
  • Identify different types of wire commonly used in a house wiring.
  • Demonstrate skills of proper wiring techniques.
  • Demonstrate understanding of basic types of conduit for residential application.
  • Demonstrate basic skill of bending EMT conduit.
  • Draw wiring diagrams for common circuit combinations around the house.
  • Incorporate the use of meters and testing equipment for troubleshooting electrical circuits.
  • Discuss the possible effects improper wiring may have on your house.
  • Provide an understanding and appreciation of building codes, electrical codes, licensing laws, and electrical permitting processes.

 

Course Activities and Design

A review of basic theory, materials and safety practices. The majority of the time will be spent performing practical wiring methods, and further develop proper installation techniques.
 

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.

GOAL: Give the homeowner skills to safely perform basic wiring techniques while being aware of building code regulations.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Discuss and emphasize importance of working safely in an electrical environment.
  • Relate basic electrical theories and codes to activities in class.
  • Review basic electrical terminology of residential wiring.
  • Review uses and names of common hand and power tools used in electrical work.
  • Review wire sizes and amperage as they relate to each other.
  • Discuss electrical and building codes related to residential wiring.
  • Identify different types of electrical devices and demonstrate proper use.
  • Identify different types of wire commonly used in a house wiring.
  • Demonstrate skills of proper wiring techniques.
  • Demonstrate understanding of basic types of conduit for residential application.
  • Demonstrate basic skill of bending EMT conduit.
  • Draw wiring diagrams for common circuit combinations around the house.
  • Incorporate the use of meters and testing equipment for troubleshooting electrical circuits.
  • Discuss the possible effects improper wiring may have on your house.
  • Provide an understanding and appreciation of building codes, electrical codes, licensing laws, and electrical permitting processes.