SRJC Course Outlines

3/3/2024 9:10:05 PMAPED 222.4 Course Outline as of Fall 2025

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  APED 222.4Title:  APP ELECTRICIANS 4TH SEM  
Full Title:  Apprentice Electricians, Fourth 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 220.4

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

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of APED 220.3

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

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of APED 220.3
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 and demonstrate conduit fabrication techniques.
2. Identify and demonstrate an ability to work with inductor and capacitor (LC) and combination resistor, inductor, and capacitor (RLC) circuits.
3. Describe and demonstrate an understanding of basic key principles and functions of transformers.
4. Describe and demonstrate a working knowledge of advanced key principles of Alternating Current (AC) theory and test instruments.
5. Describe and demonstrate a working knowledge of and ability to perform electrical code calculations.
6. Explain the general principles and basic function of conduit, raceway, cable assemblies, and wiring.
7. Explain the function of metal and non-metallic tubing and conduit.

Topics and Scope
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I.   Conduit Fabrication, Level II      
    A. Conduit threading techniques
    B. Push-through bending: 90° bends
    C. Bending kicks, offsets and saddles using the push-through method
    D. Segmented bends
II.  AC Theory, Level II
    A. Identifying and working with LC circuits
    B. Analyzing and working with combination RLC circuits
III. Transformers, Level I
    A. Magnetism and electromagnetism
    B. Transformers operation principles
    C. Transformer connections
    D. Real world transformer connections
    E. Harmonics
    F. Power generation and distribution
IV. AC Theory, Level III
    A. Power factor
    B. Power factor correction
    C. General use test instruments
    D. Electronic circuit test instruments
    E. Introduction to generators
    F. Understanding how the DC generator works
    G. Understanding the design and function of AC generators
    H. An introduction to 3-phase systems
V.  Electrical Code Calculations, Level I, Based on the Current National Electrical Code (NEC)
    A. Beginning to calculate conductor ampacity
    B. Determining conductor ampacity
    C. Finalizing ampacity calculations
    D. Identifying boxes and fittings as defined by the NEC
    E. Performing box size and fill calculations
    F. Calculating raceway fill
VI. Code, Standards, and Practices 2, Level II, Based on the Current NEC
    A. Conduit and raceway basics
    B. NEC requirements for cable assemblies
    C. General requirements for wiring methods and materials
    D. Conductors for general wiring
    E. Electrical Nonmetallic Tubing (ENT)
    F. Liquidtight Flexible Metal Conduit (LFMC) and Liquidtight Flexible Non-Metallic Conduit (LFNC)
 
All topics are covered in the lecture and lab portions of the course.

Assignments:
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Lecture-Related Assignments:
1. Homework assignments (1 - 2 sets per week)
2. Quizzes and examinations (4 - 6 per semester)
3. Hands-on Craft Certification skills exam (students must pass in order to complete the course)
4. Written final exam (students must pass in order to complete the course)
 
Lab-Related Assignments:
1. 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
5 - 10%
Homework assignments; field work
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
40 - 45%
Class performances; field work
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 45%
Quizzes and examinations, Craft Certification skills exam, final exam
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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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) 
 
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) 
 
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) 
 
Test Instruments and Applications Textbook, 2nd edition Catalog Order No: S571 in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. American Technical Publishers. 2018
 
Transformers Principles and Applications Textbook Catalog Order No: S476 in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. American Technical Publishers. 2006 (classic) 
 
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
 
Code Calculations Textbook  Catalog Order No: S00817 in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Electrical Industry. 2017 
 
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

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