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
 
Course Details
 
Electrical I - A
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,323.00
18 Sessions/80 Hours

Pre-Requisite: English or Spanish TABE Math Test or Applied Construction math Class and English or Spanish TABE Reading Test and ESL Placement Test.
All TABE Testing must be completed no later than Friday January 15, 2021.
The course Topics are Occupational Overview: The Electrical Industry; Basic Safety; Safety for Electricians; Introduction to Hand Tools; Introduction to Power Tools; Hand Bending; Device Boxes; Introduction to Basic Rigging, Introduction to Construction Math; Introduction to Electrical Circuit; Electrical Test Equipment; Basic Communication Skills; and Basic Employability Skills.
Student needs to enroll in Electrical I-B; these are run simutaneously.

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:
2020 NEC Code book
$131.00 - Purchase Required
2020 NEC Code book Tabs
$26.00 - 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 10th ed NCCERconnect + Paperback Trainee Guide
$128.00 - Purchase Required
2020 Ugly's Electrical References
$36.00 - 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: $1,323.00
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:
Calculator Scientific TI30XA
$16.00 - Previously Purchased
Conduit Bending Charts
$4.00 - Previously Purchased
2020 NEC Code book
$131.00 - Previously Purchased
2020 NEC Code book Tabs
$24.00 - Previously Purchased
2020 Ugly's Electrical References
$36.00 - 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: $1,323.00
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
MATERIALS:
Electrical Level 2 10th 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 FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **

 

 

 
Electrical II - B
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,323.00
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:
Calculator Scientific TI30XA
$16.00 - Previously Purchased
2020 NEC Code book
$131.00 - Previously Purchased
2020 NEC Code book Tabs
$26.00 - Previously Purchased
2020 Ugly's Electrical References
$36.00 - 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: $1,323.00
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
MATERIALS:
Electrical Level 3 10th 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 FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **

 

 

 
Electrical III - B
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,323.00
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:
Calculator Scientific TI30XA
$16.00 - Previously Purchased
2020 NEC Code book
$131.00 - Previously Purchased
2020 NEC Code book Tabs
$26.00 - Previously Purchased
2020 Ugly's Electrical References
$36.00 - 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: $1,323.00
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
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 10th 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 FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **

 

 

 
Electrical IV - B
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,323.00
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:
Calculator Scientific TI30XA
$16.00 - Previously Purchased
2020 NEC Code book
$131.00 - Previously Purchased
2020 NEC Code book Tabs
$26.00 - Previously Purchased
2020 Ugly's Electrical References
$36.00 - 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 **