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
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
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 FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **

 

 

 
Electrical I - B
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,223.00
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
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 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 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 FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **

 

 

 
Electrical II - B
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,223.00
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
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 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 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 FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **

 

 

 
Electrical III - B
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,223.00
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
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 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 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 FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **

 

 

 
Electrical IV - B
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,223.00
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
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 FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **