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
 
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, Online=Web Based Course
 
Course Details
 
Electrical I - A
Type of Class: Semester
18 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: English or Spanish Math Test and English or Spanish Reading Test Electrical 1-A: 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. Note 1: Students must have a copy of the 2020 NEC edition. Note 2: All students are required to attend one (1) additional 4 hour class.
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
MATERIALS:
to be determined
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
18 Sessions/80 Hours

The course topics are Electrical Theory; Introduction to Materials Handling; Introduction to National Electrical Code; Wireways, Raceways, and Fittings; Conductors and Cables; Introduction to Construction Drawings; Basic Electrical Construction Documents; and Residential Wiring.
Student needs to enroll in electrical I-A; these are run simutaneously.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Electrical I - A
OR Test: Electrical I-A
MATERIALS:
to be determined
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
18 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: Electrical I-B Electrical II-A: The course topics are Alternating Current; Motors: Theory & Application; Electrical Lighting; Conduit Bending; and Pull and Junction Boxes. Note 1: Students must have a copy of the 2020 NEC edition. Note 2: All students are required to attend two (2) additional 4 hour class.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Electrical I - B
OR Course: Electrical I Doubletime
OR Course: Electrical I - B Spanish
OR Test: Electrical Placement
MATERIALS:
to be determined
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
18 Sessions/80 Hours

The course topics are Cable Tray; Conductor Terminations and Splices; Grounding and Bonding; Circuit Breakers and Fuses; and Control Systems and Fundamental Concepts.
Note: Students must have a copy of the 2020 NEC edition.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Electrical II - A
MATERIALS:
to be determined
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
18 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: Electrical II-B Electrical III-A: The course topics are Load Calculations – Branch & Feeders Circuits; Conductor Selection and Calculation; Practical Applications of Lighting; Hazardous Locations; Overcurrent Protection; and Calculations Review. Note 1: Students must have a copy of the 2020 NEC edition. Note 2: All students are required to attend two (2) additional 4 hour class.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Electrical II - B
MATERIALS:
to be determined
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
18 Sessions/80 Hours

The course topics are Distribution Equipment; Transformers; Commercial Electrical Services; Motors Calculations; Voice, Data, and Video; and Motor Controls.
Note: Students must have a copy of the 2020 NEC edition.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Electrical III - A
MATERIALS:
to be determined
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
18 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: Electrical III-B Electrical IV-A: This level is crucial for Journeyman Exam Preparation. Course topics are: Load Calculations- Feeders & Services, Health Care Facilities, Standby & Emergency Systems, Basic Electronic Theory, and Fire Alarm Systems. Note 1: Students must have a copy of the 2020 NEC edition. Note 2: All students are required to attend one (1) additional 4 hour class.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Electrical III - B
MATERIALS:
to be determined
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
18 Sessions/80 Hours

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.
Note: Students must have a copy of the 2020 NEC edition.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Electrical IV - A
MATERIALS:
to be determined
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 **