CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF NORTH TEXAS

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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
 
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. NOTE: Students are required to pass the Electrical Journeyman Exam to complete the Electrical Program NOTA: Se requiere que los estudiantes aprueben el examen Electrical Journeyman para completar el programa eléctrico.
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
CLASS FEE:
no classes in session 
MATERIALS:
2017 Ugly's Electrical Reference
$32.00 - 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:
2017 Ugly's Electrical Reference
$32.00 - Previously Purchased
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 II - A
Type of Class: Semester
 
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
CLASS FEE:
no classes in session 
MATERIALS:
2017 Ugly's Electrical Reference
$32.00 - 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 - 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:
2017 Ugly's Electrical Reference
$32.00 - Previously Purchased
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
 
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
CLASS FEE:
no classes in session 
MATERIALS:
2017 Ugly's Electrical Reference
$32.00 - 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 - 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:
2017 Ugly's Electrical Reference
$32.00 - Previously Purchased
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
 
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
CLASS FEE:
no classes in session 
MATERIALS:
2017 Ugly's Electrical Reference
$32.00 - 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 - 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:
2017 Ugly's Electrical Reference
$32.00 - Previously Purchased
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
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
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
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; 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 2017 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 **