PCC/ CCOG / ELT

Course Content and Outcome Guide for ELT 281

Course Number:
ELT 281
Course Title:
NEC Ratings
Credit Hours:
.5
Lecture Hours:
5
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Includes the study of explanation of approved Underwriter labs and testing standards as related to the purchase and use of electrical equipment. 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

  • Locate and interpret these parts of the NEC Codebook that relate to Underwriters Laboratories testing of Electrical Equipment.
  • Demonstrate understanding of an approved testing procedure.
  • Understand proper display of attached UL labels for inspection purposes.
  • Differentiate between equipment approved for installation within a jurisdiction and not approved for installation in the same jurisdiction.
 

 

Course Activities and Design

The course is in a lecture format using visuals and some printed materials coupled with question and answer sessions.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Assessment will be accomplished with two in class quizzes and several short written assignments. Grading is Pass/No-Pass unless a student requests a letter grade. Letter grades will require an additional quiz.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Locate and interpret these parts of the NEC Codebook that relate to Underwriters Laboratories testing of Electrical Equipment.
  • Demonstrate understanding of an €œapproved testing procedure€.
  • Understand proper display of attached UL labels for inspection purposes.
  • Differentiate between equipment €œapproved€ for installation within a jurisdiction and €œnot approved€ for installation in the same jurisdiction.