CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF NORTH TEXAS

972-574-5200

Program Name:
ELECTRICAL
 
Description of the Program

Program topics include 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.

 
Course Track
Electrical I - A
Electrical I - B
Electrical II - A
Electrical II - B
Electrical III - A
Electrical III - B
Electrical IV - A
Electrical IV - B
 
Scheduled Courses
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Electrical I - A Zavala T E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/21/2018 12/18/2018 DFWEC
Electrical I - A Zavala R S 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/23/2018 12/20/2018 DFWEC
Electrical II - A Vallas T E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/21/2018 12/18/2018 DFWEC
Electrical II - A Vallas R E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/23/2018 12/20/2018 DFWEC
Electrical III - A Munoz T E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/21/2018 12/18/2018 DFWEC
Electrical III - A Munoz R E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/23/2018 12/20/2018 DFWEC
Electrical IV - A Elliott, Jr W E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/22/2018 12/19/2018 DFWEC
 
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
Electrical I - A
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,223.00
18 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: English or Spanish TABE Math Test and English or Spanish TABE Reading Test Consists of 80 hours per semester, including labs.Course topics: Orientation to the Electrical Trade, Core-Basic Safety; Electrical Safety; Core-Introduction to Construction Math; Core-Introduction Hand Tools and Core- Introduction to Power Tools; Introduction to Basic Rigging, Hand Bending; Device Boxes; Intro to Electrical Circuit; Electrical Test Equipment; Basic Communication Skills and Basic Employability Skills. Pre-requisito: TABE Lectura, Matematicas y Ingles evaluation de conocimientos Consiste de 80 horas por semestre, incluyendo laboratorios. Los temas del curso: Seguridad Básica; Seguridad Eléctrica; Introducción Básica a las Matemáticas para la Construcción; Introducción a los Fundamentos de Herramientas Manuales y Eléctricas; Aparejo Básico; Flexión Manual de Tubería; Cajas para Dispositivos; Introducción a Circuitos Eléctricos; Sujetadores y Anclas; Introducción a Electricidad; Teoría de la Electricidad I & II; Medidores Eléctricos; Introducción al N.E.C.
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
2017 Ugly's Electrical Reference
$30.00 - Purchase Required
Calculator Scientific TI30xa
$15.00 - Purchase Required
Core Curriculum 5th Edition
$73.00 - Purchase Required
Conduit Bending Charts
$4.00 - Purchase Required
Electrical Level 1 TG
$90.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Electrical I - A Zavala T E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/21/2018 12/18/2018 DFWEC
Electrical I - A Zavala R S 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/23/2018 12/20/2018 DFWEC

 

 

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
Electrical Level 1 TG
$90.00 - Previously Purchased
Conduit Bending Charts
$4.00 - Previously Purchased
2017 Nec Code Book
$119.00 - Previously Purchased
2017 NEC Code Book Tabs
$22.00 - Previously Purchased
2017 Ugly's Electrical Reference
$30.00 - 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 FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **

 

 

Electrical II - A
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,223.00
18 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: Electrical IB Electrical IIA: Consists of 80 hours per semester, including labs. Course topics: Alternating Current, Motors, Theory & Application, Electrical Lighting, Conduit Bending, Pull & Junction Boxes and Conductor Installations. Electrical IIB: Consists of 80 hours per semester, including labs. Course topics: Cable Tray, Conductor Terminations & Plices, Grounding & Bonding, Circuit Breakers & Fuses, Control Systems & Fundamental Concepts, Advanced Blueprint Reading. Note: Students must bring their copy of the 2017 NEC Edition.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Electrical I - B
OR Course: Electrical I Doubletime
OR Course: Electrical I - B Spanish
OR Test: Electrical Placement
MATERIALS:
2017 Ugly's Electrical Reference
$30.00 - Previously Purchased
Calculator Scientific TI30xa
$15.00 - Previously Purchased
2017 Nec Code Book
$119.00 - Purchase Required
2017 NEC Code Book Tabs
$22.00 - Purchase Required
Electrical Level 2 TG
$131.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Electrical II - A Vallas T E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/21/2018 12/18/2018 DFWEC
Electrical II - A Vallas R E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/23/2018 12/20/2018 DFWEC

 

 

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
2017 Ugly's Electrical Reference
$30.00 - Previously Purchased
Calculator Scientific TI30xa
$15.00 - Purchase Required
Electrical Level 2 TG
$131.00 - Previously Purchased
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **

 

 

Electrical III - A
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,223.00
18 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: Electrical IIB Electrical IIIA- Consists of 80 hours per semester, including labs. Course topics: Load Calculations, Branch Feeder Circuits, Conductor Selection and Calculation, Practical Applications of Lighting, Hazardous Locations and Overcurrent Protection. Electrical IIIB- Consists of 80 hours per semester, including labs. Course topics: Distribution Equipment, Transformers, Commercial Electrical Services, Motor Calculations, Voice/Data & Video and Motor Controls. Note: Students must bring their copy of the 2017 NEC Edition.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Electrical II - B
MATERIALS:
Calculator Scientific TI30xa
$15.00 - Previously Purchased
Electrical Level 3 TG
$131.00 - 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 III - A Munoz T E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/21/2018 12/18/2018 DFWEC
Electrical III - A Munoz R E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/23/2018 12/20/2018 DFWEC

 

 

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
2017 Ugly's Electrical Reference
$30.00 - Previously Purchased
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **

 

 

Electrical IV - A
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,223.00
18 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: Electrical III-B Electrical IV-A Consists of 80 hours per semester, including labs. This level is crucial for Journeyman Exam Prearation. Course topics: Load Calculations-Feeders & Services; Local Craft Championship test; TDLR Regulations and Laws and NFPA 70 E; Health Care Facilities; Standby & Emergency Systems; Basic Electronic Theory; Fire Alarm Systems; Specialty Transormers and Advanced Controls. Electrical IV-B Consists of 80 hours per semester, including labs. This level is crucial for Journeyman Exam Preparaion. Course topics; HVAC Controls; Heat Tracing and Freeze Protection; Motor Operation and Maintenance; Medium Voltage Termination/Splices; Special Locations and Fundamentals of Crew Leadership; Unit 5-Raceway and box Calculations- Part A- Raceway sizing, Insulated Conductors-Chapter 9 tables 5 & 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 tempature corrections, rooftop installations, current carrying conductors, conductor sizing, feeder tap rules. Unit 8-Motor and A/C calculations Part A Motor Calculations-scope of article 430, motor full load currents, motor maneplates, branch circuit sizing, feeder conductor sizing, overcurrent protection, overload protection sizing, short circuit and ground fault protection. Note: Student must have a copy of the 2017 NEC edition.
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
Electrical Level 4 TG
$131.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Electrical IV - A Elliott, Jr W E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/22/2018 12/19/2018 DFWEC

 

 

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
2017 Ugly's Electrical Reference
$30.00 - Previously Purchased
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **