SRJC Course Outlines

2/25/2024 9:37:13 PMAPED 222.8 Course Outline as of Fall 2025

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  APED 222.8Title:  APP ELECTRICIANS 8TH SEM  
Full Title:  Apprentice Electricians, Eighth 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 220.8

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

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of APED 220.7

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

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of APED 220.7
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 knowledge of the types of motor control devices, their components and function, applications, and control diagrams and drawings.
2. Demonstrate understanding of code, standards, and practices relative to electrical equipment and special equipment.
3. Describe and demonstrate working knowledge of digital electronics, Boolean algebra and gates, amplifiers, and debouncing circuits.
4. Describe the principles and function of different types of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs).
5. Describe and demonstrate working knowledge of PLC installation, setup, and maintenance.

Topics and Scope
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I. Motor Control, Level I
    A. Introduction to magnetic motor control
    B. Manual pilot devices
    C. Automatic pilot devices
    D. Magnetic control relays
    E. Control transformers
    F. Magnetic contactors
    G. Basic motor starters
    H. Basic timers
    I. Control diagrams and drawings
II. Motor Control, Level II
    A. Basic electronics for motor control devices
    B. More electronics for motor control devices
    C. Solid-state motor control pilot devices
    D. Solid-state relays
    E. Motor control centers
    F. Special purpose starters
    G. Electronic programmable timers
    H. Special control components
    I. AC motor speed control
III. Code, Standards, and Practices 4, Based on the Current NEC
    A. Electrical equipment
    B. Special equipment
    C. Introduction to cable tray systems
    D. Installing surface metal raceways
IV. Digital Electronics, Level I
    A. Introduction to digital electronics
    B. Introduction to Boolean algebra
    C. Logic gates: AND, Not AND (NAND), OR, Negated OR gate (NOR), Exclusive OR (XOR), and Exclusive Negated OR gate (XNOR)
    D. Buffer and inverter amplifiers
    E. Debouncing circuits
V. Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
    A. Electrical safety and principles
    B  Electrical circuits and hardware
    C. Programming instructions, timers, and counters
    D. System interfacing
    E. Iinstallations, startup, and system maintenance
    F. Troubleshooting principles and test instruments
    G. Troubleshooting hardware and software
    H. Analog principles, analog device installation, and PLC programming

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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Fundamentals of Motor Control Catalog Order No: S547 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 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
Intro to Programmable Logic Controllers 2nd Edition Textbook Catalog Order No: S531 in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Electrical Industry. 2011 (classic)

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