PCC/ CCOG / ELT

Course Content and Outcome Guide for ELT 280

Course Number:
ELT 280
Course Title:
Electrical Code Changes
Credit Hours:
0.5
Lecture Hours:
5
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Emphasizes how code changes from the previous adopted code differs from the newly adopted codes. This class can be used towards Continuing Education Units for Oregon State electrical licensing purposes. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

Course can also be used to meet the Washington State licensing renewal requirements through the WA/OR reciprocity agreement. A Course Completion Certificate for continuing education will be issued upon request to any participant who successfully passes the course. Attendance rosters will be sent to the state for certification purposes. Please note that the electrician's license renewal fee is not included in the cost of the course. A current National Electric Code Book is required.

Intended Outcomes for the course

  • Students will find NEC change charts in the index of text and article number changes
  • Students will identify the strict use of green and white wires as they relate to services, washer and dryer, floating homes, animal care areas
  • Students will demonstrate the ways variables are recorded as related to code article language, why exceptions to the basic rule will no longer be used, and tell why the basic rule will be restated with the variable included.

Course Activities and Design

A lecture course in which the students locate code articles and become familiar with the differences between current and previous year code articles.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Procedures will be discussed at the first class session. Assessment will be based on attendance for all scheduled class hours, and participation and group assignments.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Students will find NEC change charts in the index of text and article number changes
  • Students will identify the strict use of green and white wires as they relate to services, washer and dryer, floating homes, animal care areas
  • Students will demonstrate the ways variables are recorded as related to code article language, why exceptions to the basic rule will no longer be used, and tell why the basic rule will be restated with the variable included