SRJC Course Outlines

7/24/2024 9:05:48 PMAPED 222.6 Course Outline as of Summer 2025

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  APED 222.6Title:  APP ELECTRICIANS 6TH SEM  
Full Title:  Apprentice Electricians, Sixth 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 220.6

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

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of APED 220.5

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

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of APED 220.5
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 advanced working knowledge of grounding and bonding.
2. Describe and demonstrate knowledge of basic components and functions of semiconductors.
3. Describe and demonstrate basic knowledge of the components, functions of photovoltaics systems and devices.
4. Describe and demonstrate basic components and importance of power quality using practical examples.
5. Explain the key factors of health care facility electrical systems and patient care spaces.
6. Relate the principles, responsibilities, and skills involved with leadership to work site behavior and performance.

Topics and Scope
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I. Grounding and Bonding, Level II, Based on the Current National Electrical Code (NEC)
    A. Grounding at separate buildings or structures
    B. Grounding electrical systems
    C. Grounding requirements for separately derived systems
    D. Special occupancies and conditions
    E. Grounding special equipment
    F. Grounding and bonding for communications systems and equipment
    G. Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCI) and Ground-Fault Protection of Equipment (GFPE)
    H. Grounding rules for medium- and high-voltage systems
    I. Grounding systems and Earth ground test instruments
II. Semiconductors, Level I
    A. Semiconductors
    B. Semiconductor Diodes, Zener Diodes, and other special purpose diodes
    C. Understanding the basic functions of diodes and rectifiers
    D. Power supplies
    E. Filters, chokes, voltage regulators, dividers, and doublers
    F. Transistors
    G. Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs), lasers, and phototransistors
    H. Electronic applications
    I. Optoelectronics and fiber optics
III. Photovoltaics, Level I
    A. Introduction to photovoltaic systems
    B. Fundamentals of solar radiation
    C. Solar radiation data and measurements
    D. Site surveys and planning
    E. Fundamentals of photovoltaic devices, systems, components, modules, and arrays
    F. Inverters
    G. Electrical integration I
    H. Utility interconnection
IV. Power Quality, Level I
    A. Why care about power quality?
    B. The basics of power quality
    C. Safety
    D. Using the right tool
    E. Monitor setup
    F. Data collection and analysis
    G. Practical examples
    H. "Rules of Thumb"
    I. Mitigation equipment
V. Health Care Facility Electrical Systems, Level I, Based on the current National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) publication
    A. Introduction
    B. Utility power
    C. Distribution
    D. Patient care spaces
VI. Preparing for Leadership: Personal Qualities, Level I
    A. Aspects of the contracting business
    B. Personal qualities; professionalism, respect, credibility, character, ethics, integrity, teaching, and learning
    C  Planning; the importance of planning and planning challenges
     D. Communications; effective communication, crew support, morale, disruptive behaviors, and addressing conflict

Assignments:
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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)
5. 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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Test Instruments and Applications Textbook, 2nd edition Catalog Order No: S571 in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. American Technical Publishers. 2018
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
Applied Grounding and Bonding Textbook Catalog Order No: S36820 in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Electrical Industry. 2020
Semiconductor Principles and Applications Catalog Order No: S542 in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. Cengage Learning. 2008 (classic) 
Photovoltaic Systems Textbook, 3rd Edition Catalog Order No: S674 in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Electrical Industry. 2012 (classic) 
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70 National Electrical Code (NEC) - 2011 Handbook Catalog Order No: S650 in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. Delmar Cengage Learning.  2011 (classic) 
OSHA Standards for the Construction Industry Catalog Order No: S125 in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. National Safety Compliance.  2020
Power Quality Analysis Textbook Catalog Order No: S659 in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Electrical Industry. 2010 (classic) 
Health Care Facility Electrical Systems Textbook Catalog Order No: S898 in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Electrical Industry. 2020
Effective Leadership Skills for Construction Field Leaders Textbook Catalog Order No: S097 in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Electrical Industry. 2016 (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

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