CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF NORTH TEXAS

972-574-5200

 
Scheduled Courses
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
** CLASSES ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
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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
 
Electrical I - A
Type of Class: Semester
 
17 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: English or Spanish TABE Math Test and English or Spanish TABE Reading Test Electrical 1-A: This course consists of 80 hours per semester including labs. The course topics are 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 Circuit; Basic Communication Skills; and Basic Employability Skills. Electrical 1-B: This course consists of 80 hours per semester including labs. The course topics are Electrical Theory; Introduction to Materials Handling; Introduction to NEC; Raceways, and Fittings; Conductors and Cables; Introduction to Construction Drawings; Basic Electrical Construction Drawings; and Residential Electrical Services.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Applied Construction Math I
OR Test: TABE Math - English
OR Test: TABE Math - Spanish
MANDATORY
Course: English as a Second Language I
OR Course: English as a Second Language II
OR Course: English as a Second Language III
OR Test: TABE Reading - English
OR Test: TABE Reading - Spanish
CLASS FEE:
Class Language: English
Class Fee: $1,323.00
MATERIALS:
2020 NEC Code book
$131.00 - Purchase Required
2020 NEC Code book Tabs
$26.00 - Purchase Required
2020 Ugly's Electrical References
$34.00 - Purchase Required
Calculator Scientific TI30XA
$16.00 - Purchase Required
Conduit Bending Charts
$4.00 - Purchase Required
Core Curriculum 5th ed NCCERconnect + Paperback Trainee Guide
$112.00 - Purchase Required
Electrical Level 1 9th ed NCCERconnect + Paperback Trainee Guide
$128.00 - 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
 
17 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: Electrical IA Consists of 80 hours per semester, including labs. Course topics: Electrical Test Equipment; Intro to NEC; Raceways, Boxes and Fittings; Conductors; MC/AC Cable; Core-Introduction to Blueprints; Basic Electrical Construction Drawings; Intro to Wiring Devices; Residential Electric Services; and Luminaries (Light Fixtures-LAB). Note: Electrical I can be tested out of by passing the Electrical Placement Test for the cost of $100.00, the Core Test for the additional cost of $50.00 and the TABE Reading and Math Test (no charge).
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Electrical I - A
OR Test: Electrical I-A
CLASS FEE:
no classes in session 
MATERIALS:
Calculator Scientific TI30XA
$16.00 - Previously Purchased
Conduit Bending Charts
$4.00 - 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 II - A
Type of Class: Semester
 
17 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: Electrical IB Electrical II-A: This course consists of 80 hours per semester including labs. The course topics are Alternating Current; Motors: Theory & Application; Electrical Lighting; Conduit Bending; and Pull and Junction Boxes. Electrical II-B: This course consists of 80 hours per semester including labs. The course topics are Conductor Installations.; Cable Tray; Conductor Terminations and Splices; Temporary Power; Grounding and Bonding; Circuit Breakers and Fuses; and Control Systems and Fundamental Concepts.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Electrical I - B
OR Course: Electrical I Doubletime
OR Course: Electrical I - B Spanish
OR Test: Electrical Placement
CLASS FEE:
Class Language: English
Class Fee: $1,323.00
MATERIALS:
Electrical Level 2 9th ed NCCERconnect + Paperback Trainee Guide
$169.00 - Purchase Required
2020 NEC Code book
$131.00 - Purchase Required
2020 NEC Code book Tabs
$26.00 - 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
 
17 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: Electrical IIA 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
CLASS FEE:
no classes in session 
MATERIALS:
Calculator Scientific TI30XA
$16.00 - 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 III - A
Type of Class: Semester
 
17 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: Electrical IIB Electrical III-A: This course consists of 80 hours per semester including labs. The course topics are Load Calculations – Branch & Feeders Circuits; Conductor Selection and Calculation; Practical Applications of Lighting; Hazardous Locations; Overcurrent Protection; and Calculations Review. Electrical III-B: This course consists of 80 hours per semester including labs. The course topics are Distribution Equipment; Transformers; Commercial Electrical Services; Motors Calculations; Voice, Data, and Video; and Motor Controls.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Electrical II - B
CLASS FEE:
Class Language: English
Class Fee: $1,323.00
MATERIALS:
Electrical Level 3 9th ed NCCERconnect + Paperback Trainee Guide
$169.00 - Purchase Required
2020 NEC Code book
$131.00 - Purchase Required
2020 NEC Code book Tabs
$26.00 - 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
 
17 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: Electrical IIIA 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
CLASS FEE:
no classes in session 
MATERIALS:
Calculator Scientific TI30XA
$16.00 - 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
 
17 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 Preparation. Course topics are are: Load Calculations- Feeders & Services, Health Care Facilities, Standby & Emergency Systems, Basic Electronic Theory, and Fire Alarm Systems. Electrical IV-B: Consists of 80 hours per semester, including labs. This level is crucial for Journeyman Exam Preparation. Course topics are are: Specialty Transformers, Advanced Controls, 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 8- 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.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Electrical III - B
CLASS FEE:
Class Language: English
Class Fee: $1,323.00
MATERIALS:
2020 NEC Code book
$131.00 - Purchase Required
2020 NEC Code book Tabs
$26.00 - Purchase Required
2020 Mike Holt Electrical Exam Preparation
$88.00 - Purchase Required
Electrical Level 4 9th ed NCCERconnect + Paperback Trainee Guide
$169.00 - 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
 
17 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: Electrical IV A 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
CLASS FEE:
no classes in session 
MATERIALS:
Calculator Scientific TI30XA
$16.00 - 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: Semester
 
13 Sessions/52 Hours
Students are required to: (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. Note: Students must have a copy of the 2020 NEC edition.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
CLASS FEE:
no classes in session 
MATERIALS:
2020 Mike Holt Electrical Exam Preparation
$88.00 - Purchase Required
2020 NEC Code book
$131.00 - Purchase Required
2020 NEC Code book Tabs
$24.00 - 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 Master Prep
Type of Class: Semester
 
13 Sessions/52 Hours
Students are required to: (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; Conductors; Special Occupancies and Uses; Ambient Temperature Derating; electrical calculations of single family, multi-family and two family dwellings, electrical calculations of commercial structures, i.e. schools, offices, stores, banks, marinas, etc. Note: Students must have a copy of the 2020 NEC Edition.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
CLASS FEE:
no classes in session 
MATERIALS:
2020 Mike Holt Electrical Exam Preparation
$88.00 - Purchase Required
2020 NEC Code book
$131.00 - Purchase Required
2020 NEC Code book Tabs
$24.00 - 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 **