SRJC Course Outlines

7/19/2024 5:38:34 PMAPED 222.1 Course Outline as of Summer 2025

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  APED 222.1Title:  APP ELECTRICIANS 1ST SEM  
Full Title:  Apprentice Electricians, First Semester
Last Reviewed:3/28/2022

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum4.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum4.00Lab Scheduled04 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR3.00 Contact DHR52.50
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total105.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 210.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  APED 220.1

Catalog Description:
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Students will be introduced to training related to electrician indentured apprenticeship. This is the first semester of a ten-semester program.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
Indentured apprentice - apply and be accepted by the Redwood Empire Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee (REJATC)

Schedule of Classes Information
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Students will be introduced to training related to electrician indentured apprenticeship. This is the first semester of a ten-semester program.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:Indentured apprentice - apply and be accepted by the Redwood Empire Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee (REJATC)
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. Describe and demonstrate electrical principles and regulations related to electricians' trade.
2. Apply best practices in practical environment related to electricians' trade.
 

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At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Describe apprenticeship goals and responsibilities, future job opportunities, economics of employment and workplace safety.
2. Summarize attributes, history, structure, and heritage of an International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers/National Electrical Contractors Association (IBEW/NECA) Apprenticeship.
3. Identify basic tools of the trade, connectors, fasteners, proper alignment, and measurement.
4. Summarize understanding and principles of electrical safety, electrical shock, ground-fault interrupters.
5. Summarize and demonstrate knowledge of building wire construction, sizing, aluminum conductors, commonly used electrical materials and insulation, conduits, and fabrication.
6. Apply mathematical operations and formulae to solve basic problems.
7. Describe and demonstrate firestopping methods, applications, and wire-pulling techniques.
8. Understand and apply factors of the National Electrical Code (NEC) to work in the trade.
9. Describe and demonstrate wiring devices and installation requirements.

Topics and Scope
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I.   Orientation, Level I
    A. How to study this course and achieve personal goals
    B. The attributes of an IBEW/NECA Apprenticeship
    C. Knowing your apprenticeship and your responsibilities
    D. The IBEW and its history
    E. NECA's structure and heritage
    F. Your job and the future it holds for you
    G. Sexual harassment policies
    H. The economics of employment
    I. Safety never takes a break
II.  Job Information 1, Level I, Based on the Current NEC
    A. Identifying some basic tools of the trade
    B. The workplace of an electrical worker
    C. The proper care and use of ladders
    D. Choosing and installing the correct masonry fastener
    E. Alignment and measurement
    F. The reality of electrical shock
    G. Electrical safety
    H. Understanding the function and design of ground-fault interrupters
    I. CAUTION: Overhead Work in Progress
    J. Using and installing twist-on wire connectors
III. Job Information 1, Level II, Based on the Current NEC
    A. Building wire construction and insulation properties
    B. How building wire is sized
    C. Working properly with aluminum conductors
    D. Identifying commonly used electrical materials
    E. Working with prefixes and powers of 10
    F. Using the metric system and metrication changes
    G. How to solve basic algebraic equations
    H. Introduction to firestopping
    I. Fire-resistant wall and floor assembly penetrations
    J. Firestop applications
    K. Wire-pulling techniques
IV.  Conduit Fabrication, Level I  
    A. How to work with fractions
    B. Using basic trigonometric functions
    C. Introduction to conduit bending
    D. Conduit types
    E. Hand fabrication of 90° stubs
    F. Hand fabrication of back-to-back bends
    G. Hand bending offsets and kicks
    H. Hand bending- three and four-bend saddles
V.  Code, Standards, and Practices 1, Based on the Current NEC
    A. An introduction to the NEC
    B. Interpreting the language of the NEC - Article 100
    C. Understanding and applying Article 110 of the NEC
    D. Understanding and applying Article 110 of the NEC II
    E. General building wire properties and the NEC
    F. Understanding conductor insulation and NEC specifications
    G. Introduction to wiring devices
    H. General requirements related to installing wiring devices
    I. General requirements related to installing industrial wiring devices
    J. Specific receptacle installation requirements
    K. Specific switch installation requirements

Assignments:
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1. Homework assignments (1-2 sets per week)
2. Quizzes and examinations (4-6 per semester)
3. Class performances and field work (on-the-job demonstrations) of skill development, safety practices, equipment, and material handling

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 25%
Homework assignments; field work
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
50 - 65%
Class performances; field work
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
Quizzes and examinations
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70 National Electrical Code (NEC) - 2017 Handbook Catalog Order No: S950 in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. Delmar Cengage Learning. 2017
National Fire Protection Association 70 National Electrical Code - 2020 Handbook Catalog Order No: S1050 in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. Delmar Cengage Learning.  2020
Electrical Systems Based on the 2020 NEC Textbook Catalog Order No: S1070 in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. American Technical Publishers. 2020
DC Theory Textbook Catalog Order No: S640 in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. Delmar Cengage Learning. 2009 (classic) 
Electrical Systems Based on the 2020 NEC Textbook Catalog Order No: S1070 in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. American Technical Publishers. 2020
Building a Foundation in Mathematics Textbook Catalog Order No: S665 in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Electrical Industry. 2010 (classic) 
TI-30X IIS Solar Calculator Catalog Order No: S159 in the Electrical Training Alliance. 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. 
Conduit Bending and Fabrication Textbook (S495) Catalog Order No: S495 in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Electrical Industry. 2007 (classic) 
Conduit Bending and Fabrication Lab Manual Catalog Order No: J204L in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Electrical Industry. 2007 (classic) 
Ugly's Electrical References, 2020 Edition Catalog Order No: S1054 in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. Jones & Bartlett Learning. 2019

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