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

All testing must be completed no later than Friday August 20, 2021.
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
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
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
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 **