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FIRST YEAR – STUDENT LESSONS


The following items are covered in the First Year IEC Apprenticeship Program.

CPR & First Aid
Hand Tools
Assessment Inventories
General Information – Electrical Installations, introduction to electricity, whole numbers, fractions
Electrical Symbols + Outlets
Circuit Theory
Decimal Fractions
Lighting + Appliance Circuits
Static Electricity
Percents, Averages
Conductor Sizes + Types, Wiring
Basic Circuits
Powers + Roots
Switch Control, Receptacle Bonding, etc.
Magnetism
Measures
Ground Fault Protection
Resistors
Ratio + Proportion
Lighting Fixtures
Ohms Law – Series Circuits
Formulas
Bedroom Lighting
Parallel Circuits
Lighting Branch Circuits
Using Fractions in Current Dividers

Entryway Lighting
Trigonometry
Kitchen Circuits
Living Room/Study Circuits
Series/Parallel Circuits
Laundry Outlets
Proportional Values
Garage Circuits
Kirchoff’s Laws
Rec Rooms + Workshops
Thevenin’s Theorem
Water Pumps + Heaters
Current Sources, Superposition
Kitchen Outlets
Special Purpose Outlets
Heating Systems
Low Voltage Systems
Lamp Identification
Low Voltage Lighting
Fire Alarm + Security Systems
Remote Control Systems
Knots and Rigging
Pipe Bending
Service Entrance
Equipment
Swimming Pools

SECOND YEAR – STUDENT LESSONS

The following items are covered in the Second Year IEC Apprenticeship Program.

Measuring Instruments
DC Generators
DC Motors
3 Phase Alternators
3 Phase Motors
Single Phase Motors
Sizing and Protecting Motors and Motor Circuit Conductors
Troubleshooting Motor Windings and Components
Control Circuits Conductors, Components and Connection; Compressor Motors
General Wiring, Conduit and Box Sizing
Outlets, Lighting, Appliances and Heating
Services and Feeder Calculations
Grounding, Bonding and Overcurrent Protection
Hazardous Locations and Motor Circuit Winding
Health Care Facilities and Emergency Systems
Industrial and Commercial Wiring
Special Applications Wiring

THIRD YEAR – STUDENT LESSONS

The following items are covered in the Third Year IEC Apprenticeship Program.

First Aid/CPR Review
Motor & 3 Phase System Review
Transformer Review
Part 1 – Drawings – The Language of the Industry
Part 2 – Reading prints for trade information
Part 3 – Multi-Family Construction
Part 4 – Commercial Construction
Introduction to Grounding
Grounding Conductors
Grounding Equipment
Fault Currents
Introduction to Motor Controls
Introduction to Logic & Line Diagrams
Motor Controls Lab Session #1
Contactors, Starters & Solenoids
AC/DC Contactors & Magnetic Motor Starters
Time Delay & Logic
Application & Installation of Control Devices
Reversing Circuits
Power Distribution Systems
Hazardous Locations
Special Hazardous Locations
Signs & Sign Connections
Basic Fiber Optics

FOURTH YEAR – STUDENT LESSONS

The following items are covered in the Fourth Year IEC Apprenticeship Program.

Orientation and Safety
Community First Aid & Safety
Solid State Electronic Control Devices
Electromechanical and Solid State Relays
Advanced Controls
Photoelectric and Proximity Controls
Programmable Controllers
AC Reduced Voltage Starters
Accelerating and Decelerating Methods
Preventative Maintenance and Troubleshooting
Leadership
Introduction to Fire Protection Signaling Systems and Devices
Installation, Start-up, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting of Fire Alarm Systems
Fire Alarms Lab
NEC and Related Standards, Safety Regulations, Power Systems
Services, Switchboards, and Panel boards
Conductors and Over current Protection Devices
Lightning Protection and Grounding
Designed and Installing Wiring Systems
Branch and Feeder Circuits
Receptacle and Lighting and Switching Outlets
Motors and Motor Compressors
Transformers
Hazardous Locations
Load Calculations

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