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Course Number:
EPG 101
Course Title:
Electrical Industry Basic Tooling and Safety
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Course Description

Covers basic tooling used in the power generation industry. Encompasses safety hazards associated with the electrical industry.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion the student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate correct and safe handling of common tooling used in a heavy equipment shop.
  • Identify appropriate tooling for servicing the prime mover and generator.
  • Utilize and interpret safety data sheets (SDS).    
  • Identify potential hazards in a worksite.
  • Classify the appropriate fire extinguishers for various applications.
  • Determine the proper type of personnel protective equipment (PPE) required for electrical work.

Course Activities and Design

 This is an outcome based course utilizing a lecture format. This course includes videos, assignments, demonstrations, lectures, and hands on learning.  This course will be taught using industry electric power generation equipment and curriculum.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  •     Multiple choice, true/false, fill in the blank, short answer and essay testing
  •     Hands-on practical testing
  •     Daily lab assignments and term projects
  •     Attendance
  •     Work ethic

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

learn tooling needed for generator repair and testing

learn tooling needed for prime mover repair and testing

learn safe lifting practices

learn how to judge the weight of an item before lifting

learn healthy shop housekeeping

learn how to identify the hazards of basic shop supplies

learn SDS sheets and how to interpret them

learn proper selection and maintenance of fire extinguishers

learn the specific hazards associated with electricity

learn the dangers of electrocution

learn about electrical grounding

learn about arc flash

learn the necessary PPE required