CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF NORTH TEXAS

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Category Name:
Electrical

 

Courses For This Category

 

 Ampacity Correction Factor & Voltage Drop
 Blueprint Reading for Electrical
 Electrical Calculations
 Electrical I - A
 Electrical I - B
 Electrical I Doubletime
 Electrical II - A
 Electrical II - B
 Electrical III - A
 Electrical III - B
 Electrical IV - A
 Electrical IV - B
 Electrical Journeyman Prep
 Electrical Master Prep
 Electrical Planning/Estimating
 Electrical Tradesman Training
 Hand Bending
 Motor Calculations
 
Scheduled Courses
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Blueprint Reading for Electrical Elliott, Jr R E 5:00 PM 9:00 PM 5/24/2018 8/9/2018 DFWEC
Electrical Journeyman Prep Elliott, Jr M E 5:00 PM 9:00 PM 5/21/2018 8/6/2018 DFWEC
Electrical Master Prep Elliott, Jr M E 5:00 PM 9:00 PM 5/21/2018 8/6/2018 DFWEC
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Legend: M=Monday, T=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, R=Thursday, F=Friday, Sa=Saturday, DFWEC=DFW Education Center, NLC=North Lake College Main Campus
 
Course Details
Ampacity Correction Factor & Voltage Drop
Type of Class: Seminar
Class Fee: $78.00
1 Sessions/04 Hours
TDLR Course #3358 - This four hour session will address heat as it pertains to conductor selection, as well as length as it pertains to voltage drops. The seminar will include a detailed analysis of table 310.16 and conductor properties in table 8. It is a four (4) hour course based on the 2005 National Electrical Code. This course is also a review of the State of Texas Law concerning the conduct of electrical license holders. This course is only a review and is not meant as a substitute for fundamental knowledge of electrical systems. Students MUST be registered before class, and be able to provide License Number and License Type information required to register.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
no materials
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
Blueprint Reading for Electrical
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $504.00
12 Sessions/48 Hours
Prerequisite: None Required Students will read and understand electrical drawings and specifications; learn to interface with other trade contractors' drawings to avoid installation conflicts; review architectural drawings, details and drawing and elevation drawings as they apply to installation of electrical items.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
None Required
$0.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Blueprint Reading for Electrical Elliott, Jr R E 5:00 PM 9:00 PM 5/24/2018 8/9/2018 DFWEC
 
Electrical I - A
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,223.00
19 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite - English TABE Math and Reading Test Electrical 1-A: Consists of 80 hours per semester, including labs. Course topics: Orientation to the Trade, Basic Safety, Electrical Safety, Introduction to Construction Math, Introduction to Hand Tools, Introduction to Power Tools, Electrical Test Equipment, Hand Bending, Introduction to Basic Rigging, Device Boxes, Introduction to Electrical Circuits, Basic Communication Skills and Basic Employability Skills
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Applied Construction Math I
OR Test: TABE Math - English
OR Test: TABE Math - Spanish
MANDATORY
Req Test: TABE Reading - English
OR Test: TABE Reading - Spanish
MATERIALS:
2017 Nec Code Book
$119.00 - Purchase Required
2017 NEC Code Book Tabs
$22.00 - Purchase Required
Calculator Scientific TI30xa
$15.00 - Purchase Required
Core Curriculum 5th Edition
$73.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
Electrical I - B
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,223.00
19 Sessions/80 Hours
Consists of 80 hours per semester, including labs. Course topics: Electrical Theory, Introduction to Materials Handling, Introduction to NEC, Raceways, and Fittings, Conductors and Cables, Introduction to Construction Drawings; Basic Electrical Construction Drawings, Residential Electrical Services.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Electrical I - A
OR Test: Electrical I-A
MATERIALS:
Calculator Scientific TI30xa
$15.00 - Previously Purchased
2017 Nec Code Book
$119.00 - Previously Purchased
2017 NEC Code Book Tabs
$22.00 - Previously Purchased
Core Curriculum 5th Edition
$73.00 - Previously Purchased
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
Electrical I Doubletime
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,902.00
32 Sessions/160 Hours
Consists of 80 hours per semester, including labs. Course topics: Introduction to Electrical 1, Orientation to the Trade; Core- Basic Safety; Electrical Safety; Core-Introduction to Construction Math; Core-Introduction Hand; Core- Introduction to Power Tools; Basic Rigging, Hand Bending;Device Boxes; Intro to Electrical Circuit; Electrical Test Equipment. Electrical Theory II; Introduction to NEC; Raceways and Fittings; Conductors and Cables; MC/AC Cable; Core-Introduction to Construction Drawings; Basic Electrical Construction Drawings; Intro to Wiring Deices; Residential Electric Services; Luminaries (Light Fixtures-Lab).
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Applied Construction Math I
OR Test: TABE Math - English
OR Test: Applied Construction Math
MANDATORY
Req Test: TABE Reading - English
Test Out: TABE Math
Test Out: TABE Reading
Test Out: Electrical Placement
MATERIALS:
Calculator Scientific TI30xa
$15.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
Electrical II - A
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,223.00
17 Sessions/80 Hours
Consists of 80 hours including labs per semester. Course topics: Alternating Current; Motors: Theory & Application; Electrical Lighting; Conduit Bending; Pull and Junction Boxes; and Conductor Installations.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Electrical I - B
OR Course: Electrical I Doubletime
OR Course: Electrical I - B Spanish
OR Test: Electrical Placement
MATERIALS:
Calculator Scientific TI30xa
$15.00 - Previously Purchased
2017 Nec Code Book
$119.00 - Purchase Required
2017 NEC Code Book Tabs
$22.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
Electrical II - B
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,223.00
19 Sessions/80 Hours
Consists of 80 hours including labs per semester. Course topics: Conductor Terminations and Splices; Temporary Power; Grounding and Bonding; Circuit Breakers and Fuses; Control Systems and Fundamental Concepts, and Advanced Blueprint Reading. NOTE: Students must bring their copy of the 2017 NEC Edition
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Electrical II - A
MATERIALS:
2017 Nec Code Book
$119.00 - Previously Purchased
2017 NEC Code Book Tabs
$22.00 - Previously Purchased
Calculator Scientific TI30xa
$15.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
Electrical III - A
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,223.00
17 Sessions/80 Hours
Consists of 80 hours per semester, including labs. Course topics: Load Calculations – Branch Feeders, & Circuits; Conductor Selection and Calculation; Practical Applications of Lighting; Hazardous Locations; and Overcurrent Protection.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Electrical II - B
MATERIALS:
Calculator Scientific TI30xa
$15.00 - Previously Purchased
2017 Nec Code Book
$119.00 - Purchase Required
2017 NEC Code Book Tabs
$22.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
Electrical III - B
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,223.00
19 Sessions/80 Hours
Consist of 80 hours per semester, including labs. Course Topics: Distribution Equipment; Transformers; Commercial Electrical Services; Motors Calculations; Voice, Data, and Video; and Motor Controls. NOTE: Students must have a copy of the 2017 NEC Edition.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Electrical III - A
MATERIALS:
Calculator Scientific TI30xa
$15.00 - Previously Purchased
2017 Nec Code Book
$119.00 - Previously Purchased
2017 NEC Code Book Tabs
$22.00 - Previously Purchased
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
Electrical IV - A
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,223.00
17 Sessions/80 Hours
Consists of 80 hours per semester, including labs. This level is crucial for Journeyman Exam Preparation. Course topics: Calculation Review; Load Calculations; Local Craft Championship test; TDLR Regulations and Laws and NFPA 70E; Health Care Facilities; Standby & Emergency Systems; Basic Electronic Theory; Fire Alarm Systems; Specialty Transformers; and Advanced Motor Controls.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Electrical III - B
MATERIALS:
Calculator Scientific TI30xa
$15.00 - Previously Purchased
2017 Nec Code Book
$119.00 - Purchase Required
2017 NEC Code Book Tabs
$22.00 - Purchase Required
2017 Mike Holt's Illustrated Guide to NEC Exam Preparation
$88.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
Electrical IV - B
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,223.00
19 Sessions/80 Hours
Consists of 80 hours per semester, including labs. This level is crucial for Journeyman Exam Preparation. Course topics: HVAC Controls, Heat Tracing and Freeze Protection, Motor Operation and Maintenance, Medium Voltage Terminations/Splices, Special Locations, Fundamentals of Crew Leadership; Unit 5- Raceway and box Calculations- Part A- Raceway sizing, Insulated conductors- Chapter 9 tables 5 and 8, raceway properties and sizing, annex C, Part B- outlet box fill, sizing boxes for conductors. Part C- Pull and Junction boxes- sizing requirements; Unit 6-Part A- Conductor sizing and Protection- Conductor insulation, conductor sizes, equipment terminal ratings. Part B- conductor ampacity, ambient temperature corrections, rooftop installations, current carrying conductors, conductor sizing, feeder tap rules. Unit 7- Motor and A/C calculations- Part A- Motor calculations- scope of article 430, motor full load currents, motor nameplates, branch circuit sizing, feeder conductor sizing, overcurrent protection, overload protection sizing, short circuit and ground fault protection. Note: Students must have a copy of the 2017 NEC edition.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Electrical IV - A
MATERIALS:
Calculator Scientific TI30xa
$15.00 - Previously Purchased
2017 Mike Holt's Illustrated Guide to NEC Exam Preparation
$88.00 - Previously Purchased
2017 Nec Code Book
$119.00 - Previously Purchased
2017 NEC Code Book Tabs
$22.00 - Previously Purchased
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
Electrical Journeyman Prep
Type of Class: Short Term
Class Fee: $380.00
13 Sessions/52 Hours
Prerequisite - All Required: (1) At least three years experience in Electrical Trade and preferably some classroom hours. (2) Basic math skills with ability to solve simple algebraic equations. This class will consist of an intensive NEC review of Services and Service Equipment, Wiring Methods and Installation, Cabinets, Panelboards, Switchboards, Boxes and Conduit Bodies, Conductors, Motors and Generators, Utilization Equipment and Devices, Special Occupancies and Uses, Ambient Temperature and Other Conductor Derating Factors, Low Voltage Systems NEC requirements, and Hazardous locations. Todos los prerrequisitos necesarios: (1) al menos tres años de experiencia en el comercio eléctrico y preferiblemente algunas horas de clases. (2) habilidades matemáticas básicas con capacidad para resolver ecuaciones algebraicas sencillas. Esta clase consistirá de un intenso examen de NEC de servicios y equipos de servicio, métodos de cableado e instalación, armarios, paneles, cajas y conductos, conductors, Motores y Generadores, Utilización equipos y dispositivos, ocupaciones especiales y usos, temperatura ambiente y otros factores de reduccion de conductor; sistemas de bajo voltaje requisites NEC, y lugares peligrosos.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
2017 Mike Holt's Illustrated Guide to NEC Exam Preparation
$88.00 - Purchase Required
2017 Nec Code Book
$119.00 - Purchase Required
2017 NEC Code Book Tabs
$22.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Electrical Journeyman Prep Elliott, Jr M E 5:00 PM 9:00 PM 5/21/2018 8/6/2018 DFWEC
 
Electrical Master Prep
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $380.00
12 Sessions/48 Hours
Prerequisite - All Required: (1) At least three years experience in Electrical Trade and preferably some classroom hours. (2) Basic math skills with ability to solve simple algebraic equations. This class will consist of an intensive NEC review of Services and Service Equipment; Wiring Methods and Installation; Cabinets, Panelboards, Switchboards, Boxes and Conduit Bodies; Conductors; Control Devices; Motors and Generators; Utilization Equipment and Devices; Special Occupancies and Uses; Plan Reading and Analysis; Ambient Temperature Derating; Hazardous locations; Transformer Turns Ratio and Tables. Note: Students must have a copy of the 2014 NEC Edition.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
2017 Mike Holt's Illustrated Guide to NEC Exam Preparation
$88.00 - Purchase Required
2017 Nec Code Book
$119.00 - Purchase Required
2017 NEC Code Book Tabs
$22.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Electrical Master Prep Elliott, Jr M E 5:00 PM 9:00 PM 5/21/2018 8/6/2018 DFWEC
 
Electrical Planning/Estimating
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $562.00
32 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite - Electrical Blueprint Reading Planning and estimating for residential, commercial, and industrial wiring systems. Includes a variety of electrical techniques; the students will be able to list estimating procedures; formulate material and labor costs; identify types of bids, calculate cost adjustments and job costs, and demonstrate the use if estimating forms.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Electrical Blueprint Reading
OR Course: Blueprint Reading for Electrical
MATERIALS:
no materials
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
Hand Bending
Type of Class: Seminar
Class Fee: $100.00
1 Sessions/4 Hours
Provides an introduction to conduit bending and installtion. Covers the techniques for using hand-operated and step conduit benders, as well as cutting, reaming, and threading conduit.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
None Required
$0.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
Motor Calculations
Type of Class: Seminar
Class Fee: $78.00
1 Sessions/4 Hours
Motor Calculations (TDLR Course Number 3359) is a class for those who currently hold a State of Texas Apprentice, Journeyman, or Master Electrical License. It is a four (4) hour course based on the 2005 National Electrical Code. This course is also a review of the State of Texas Law concerning the conduct of electrical license holders. This course is only a review and is not meant as a substitute for fundamental knowledge of electrical systems. Students MUST be registered before class, and be able to provide License Number and License Type information required to register. Note: Students must have a copy of the 2005 N.E.C. Edition as well as a calculator.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
no materials
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **