Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description

ECT-151 - Electrical Construction Technology 2 (8 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: ECT101
This course introduces the apprentice to the study of the National Electrical Code (NEC) that provides the rules, regulations and provisions that govern a Safe Installation for the electrical industry. Further, the course presents scientific information about the nature of electrical theory as it pertains to AC theory. Building on the principles of residential blueprint reading, this course teaches the necessary concepts to properly design and lay out circuits from basic to more elaborate conduit bending for residential and commercial projects. Building on the history of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and the Natioanl Joint Apprenticeship Committee (NJATC), this course discusses parliamentary procedures and the Construction Organizing Membership Education Training program (COMET). A separate laboratory experience will provide the student with the opportunity to apply and work with concepts learned in the classroom setting.

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