Industrial Electrician - IE41The Industrial Electrician Technical Certificate of Credit prepares students for employment using basic electrical maintenance skills. Instruction is provided in the occupational areas of industrial safety, direct and alternating current principles, and industrial wiring.
Offered at the Following CampusTifton Campus
*Minimum Required Age: 16
*High School Diploma or GED Required: Yes
*Minimum Test Scores - COMPASS: Reading - 70; English - 32; Mathematics - 26; Algebra - NA
Occupational Courses (9 hours)
This course introduces direct current concepts and applications, alternating current theory and application of varying sine wave voltages and current, and the physical characteristics and applications of solid state devices. Topics include, but are not limited to: electrical laws and principles, magnetism, series, parallel, and simple combination circuits, inductance and capacitance, diodes and amplifiers, and semiconductor fundamentals.
Teaches the fundamental concepts of industrial wiring with an emphasis on installation procedures. Topics include: grounding, raceways, three-phase systems, transformers (three-phase and single-phase), wire sizing, overcurrent protection, NEC requirements, industrial lighting systems, and switches, receptacles, and cord connectors.
Credit Hours: 9