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
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **  
 
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
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 FOR 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 FOR 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 FOR 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 FOR 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 FOR 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 FOR 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 FOR 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 FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **