SRJC Course Outlines

7/12/2024 1:58:10 PMAPED 222.9 Course Outline as of Summer 2025

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  APED 222.9Title:  APP ELECTRICIANS 9TH SEM  
Full Title:  Apprentice Electricians, Ninth 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 220.9

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

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of APED 220.8

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

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of APED 220.8
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. Relate the available national electrical resources to responsibilities, privileges, and employment opportunities.
2. Demonstrate a working understanding of torque theory, products, and components.
3. Identify and explain fire alarm devices, appliances, functions, and systems.
4. Demonstrate the ability to work with fire alarm plans, specifications, inspection, testing, and maintenance
5. Describe and demonstrate knowledge, functions, and applications for Direct Current (DC) motor control devices, components, and systems.
6. Describe and demonstrate knowledge of electric vehicle code, equipment, and load calculations.
7. Explain and demonstrate best practices of electrical service installations.
8. Demonstrate a knowledge of Instrumentation theory, principles, and device applied functions.

Topics and Scope
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I. Orientation, Level III
    A. The National Electrical Benefit Fund (NEBF)
    B. Keys to success-motivation and leadership
    C. The National Labor Relations Board
    D. The economics of unemployment
    E. The realities of construction
II. Torque, Level I
    A. Torque theory
    B. Threaded fasteners basics
    C. Introduction to torque applications
    D. Torque products
    E. Real world electrical torque applications
III. Fire Alarm Systems, Level I, Based on the Current National Electrical Code (NEC)
    A. Introduction to fire alarm systems
    B. Fundamentals and system requirements
    C. Initiating devices
    D. Notification appliances
    E. Wiring and wiring methods
    F. System interfaces and safety control functions
    G. Emergency communications systems and emergency voice/alarm communications aystems
    H. Plans and specifications
IV. Fire Alarm Systems, Level II, Based on the Current NEC
    A. Advanced detection topics
    B. Public emergency alarm reporting systems and supervising stations
    C. Single- and multiple-station alarms and household fire alarm systems
    D. Inspection, testing, and maintenance
V. Motor Control, Level III
    A. DC motor control
    B. Understanding analog signals
    C. Analog pilot devices
    D. Working with Solid-State devices in motor control
    E. Variable frequency drives
    F. Programmable logic controllers
    G. Controlling synchronous, stepper, and servo motors
    H. Networked motor control
    I. Troubleshooting electrical systems
VI. Electric Vehicle Charging Systems (EVCS-17), Based on the Current NEC
    A. Electric vehicles
    B. Electric vehicle charging equipment
    C. The 2017 NEC
    D. Advanced load calculations
    E. Site assessment
    F. Commissioning
    G. Troubleshooting
VII. Code, Standards, and Practices, Based on the Current NEC
    A. Installing electrical services
    B. Swimming pools, fountains, and similar installations
    C. Understanding emergency and standby systems installation requirements
    D. Over 1,000-Volt installations
    E. Remote-Control, signaling, and power-limited circuits
    F. 2020 NEC changes - Part I
    G. 2020 NEC changes - Part II
VIII. Instrumentation Introduction - Module 1
    A. Math
    B. Science
    C. Electrical theory
    D. Meters and measurements
    E. Instrumentation vocabulary
    F. Process and instrumentation diagram interpretation

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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Fire Alarm Textbook Catalog Order No: S946 in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Electrical Industry. 2020
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
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
Code Calculations Textbook Catalog Order No: S00820 in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Electrical Industry.  2020
Significant Changes to the NEC-2020 Catalog Order No: S1053 in the Electrical Training Alliance 2020 Training Essentials Catalog. National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Electrical Industry. 2020

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