Electrical Technology (ELC)

ELC 166 -  Commercial Electric  

Continues concepts and skills covered in the first two courses of the electrical building trades program. This course covers wiring methods mainly used in commercial construction. Topics covered to include: conduit (bending, installation), commercial lighting (fluorescent, HID), and transformers. Students will also have an overview of the applicable sections of the National Electrical Code (NEC), including box/conduit fill, and load calculations.

ELC 181 -  Fundamentals of Structural Wiring  

Covers basic principles and fundamentals of electricity and electrical work. Course will include components of schematics and blueprints, importance and role of the National Electrical Code, and safety. Students will receive hands-on experience with tools of the trade, wiring, and installing components of accessory terminations.

ELC 182 -  Residential Electric  

This course will advance student knowledge in the National Electric Code (NEC) and its application. Topics covered will include NEC calculations; as well as print reading, circuitry, schematics, materials, and circuit testing. Hands-on applications will be conducted in a lab setting.

ELC 183 -  Specialized Systems  

Covers topics in the electrical field such as CAT5, CAT6, CATV, fiber optics, fire alarms, photovoltaic, and electric controls. Students will receive hands on experience working with materials and components in a lab setting. Students will also be introduced to the National Electrical Code (NEC) codes governing these various sub-fields of the electrical industry.