SRJC Course Outlines

3/4/2024 5:44:12 PMAPED 222.3 Course Outline as of Fall 2025

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  APED 222.3Title:  APP ELECTRICIANS 3RD SEM  
Full Title:  Apprentice Electricians, Third 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 220.3

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

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of APED 220.2

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 third semester of a ten-semester program.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of APED 220.2
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. Demonstrate familiarity with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Constitution.
2. Demonstrate a knowledge of union bylaws, procedures, and American labor history.
3. Describe and demonstrate the Codeology Method and key components of the National Electrical Code (NEC).
4. Describe and demonstrate an understanding of effectively analyzing, evaluating, and using blueprints.
5. Demonstrate an understanding of the characteristics and applications of Direct Current (DC) and Alternating Current (AC).
6. Explain the principles and function of code wire sizing, circuits, services for various switches and receptacles.
7. Describe and demonstrate and understanding of key components of AC theory.

Topics and Scope
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I.   Orientation, Level II
    A. Avoiding the hazards of drug abuse
    B. Becoming familiar with the IBEW constitution
     C. Understanding your local union bylaws
    D. Parliamentary Procedure and how it works
     E. An introduction to the Construction Organizing Membership Education Training (COMET) Program
    F. American labor history
    G. Pride in your industry
II.  Codeology, Based on the Current NEC
    A. Overview, organization, and chapter 1 of the NEC
    B. NEC Chapter 2- 4: Planning, building, and uses of electricity.  
     C. NEC Chapter 5-7: Special occupancies, equipment, and conditions of the NEC
    D. NEC Chapter 8: Communications
    E. NEC Chapter 9: Tables and the informative annexes
    F. The Codeology Method
III. Blueprints, Level II
    A. Reviewing the basic fundamentals of blueprints and how they are drawn
    B. Analyzing and laying-out residential circuits
    C. Understanding job costs and how to do an actual takeoff to determine the quantities of materials needed
     D. Understanding, interpreting, and evaluating blueprint specifications
    E. Interpreting blueprint schedules and locating components on the print
    F. Becoming familiar with blueprint systems integration
    G. Learning how to effectively use blueprints
IV. AC Systems, Level I  
     A. Reviewing the applications of DC theory
    B. Understanding vectors and how to use them effectively
    C. Comparing DC to AC
    D. Making circuit calculations for basic systems
    E. Becoming familiar with AC resistive circuits and understanding the basic characteristics of AC circuits
V.  Code, Standards, and Practices 2, Level I, Based on the Current NEC
    A. Understanding the principles involved in the sizing of building wire
    B. Branch circuits I and II
    C. Feeders and outside branch circuits
     D. Services, switches, receptacles, and luminaires
VI.  AC Theory, Level I  
     A. Understanding inductance and how it affects a circuit
    B. Working with inductors and capacitors that are in series and/or parallel
    C. Becoming familiar with inductive reactance
    D. Understanding capacitance and how it affects a circuit
    E. Understanding and working safely with capacitors
    F. Becoming familiar with capacitive reactance
VII. AC Theory, Level II  
     A. Comprehending the parameters of series Resistance - Inductance (RL) and Resistance - Capacitance (RC) Circuits
     B. Understanding and working with parallel RL and RC Circuits
    C. Comprehending, analyzing, and comparing series Resistance - Inductance - Capacitance (RLC) and parallel RLC circuits

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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Applied Codeology Textbook  Catalog Order No: S01720 in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Electrical Industry. 2020
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
AC Theory Textbook, 3rd Edition  Catalog Order No: S641 in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Electrical Industry. 2011 (classic) 
DC Theory Textbook Catalog Order No: S640 in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. Delmar Cengage Learning. 2009 (classic)

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