Industrial Electrical Technician

Gain good fundamental knowledge of the electrical theory and skills that are required of an electrical technician in the industrial or manufacturing arena. This training program provides lots of hands on, practical application will be used in class to reinforce the theory that you learn.

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Basic Math for Electricians

ID: CEEEM-566

This course provides the math skills a student needs to begin the study of electricity. The course provides students with fundamentals of arithmetic and a review of basic math. Higher level math (square, square-root, reciprocal, exponents) and trig used in electrical calculations are taught.

  • Total Hours: 10.00
  • CEUs: 1.00
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Electrical Fundamentals I

ID: CEEEM-563

Learn the basic concepts of electricity - beginning with atomic structure and electron current flow, including electrical quantities, Ohm's Law, static electricity, magnetism, resistance, basic DC circuits, electrical units and power measuring instruments. Prerequisite: Basic Math for Electricians.

  • Total Hours: 42.00
  • CEUs: 4.20
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Electrical Fundamentals II

ID: CEEEM-564

Continue in the study of the fundamentals of electricity and effective troubleshooting techniques on the job with the intermediate concepts of electricity: Magnetic Induction, Basic Trigonometry and Vectors, Alternating Current, and Inductance and Capacitance in Series and Parallel Circuits. Prerequisite: Electrical Fundamentals I.

  • Total Hours: 36.00
  • CEUs: 3.60
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Electrical Fundamentals III

ID: CEEEM-551

Learn about three phase circuits, circuit impedance and the effects of capacitance/inductance in RCL series and parallel circuits, including single-phase transformers, three phase wye and delta connections, transformers, DC generators, DC motors, three- phase alternators, single motors, and three phase motors. Prerequisite: Electrical Fundamentals II.

  • Total Hours: 30.00
  • CEUs: 3.00
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Electrical Motor Controls

ID: CEEEM-505

Learn to work with relays, timers, push buttons, magnetic starters, fuses overloads and wiring practices, all of which are related to industry and motor control. Students will physically connect three-phase motors and control circuits as part of the course. Basic Electronics is the pre-requisite for this course.

  • Total Hours: 30.00
  • CEUs: 3.00
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Variable Frequency Drives

ID: CEEEM-552

The introduction of Variable Frequency Drives in the workplace has become the path forward for new installations and upgrades in the industry. Understand the basics of PWM (Pulse Width Modulated) drives, Sensorless Vector Control, IGBT Power Outputs, using the industry standard, Allen-Bradley drives, the AB 1336 Plus and Power Flex. Electrical Motor Controls is a pre-requisite for this course.

  • Total Hours: 30.00
  • CEUs: 3.00
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Programmable Logic Controllers

ID: CEEEM-507

Learn to use the hardware and software associated with the Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), using Allen Bradley PLC trainers and MicroLogix software. Learn the basics of programming, including basic Boolean algebra. Variable Frequency Drives is a pre-requisite for this course.

  • Total Hours: 30.00
  • CEUs: 3.00
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Basic Electronics

ID: CEEEM-562

Learn basic electronics principles, components and functions including atomic structure of conductors, insulators, and semi-conductors; characteristics of current flow and resistor construction; semi-conductor construction and basic diode types. Electrical Print Reading is the pre-requisite for this course.

  • Total Hours: 30.00
  • CEUs: 3.00
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Electrical Print Reading

ID: CEEEM-579

Learn to read and interpret electrical blueprints and schematics used in residential and industrial settings. Emphasis will be on hands-on applications of print reading, circuit knowledge and troubleshooting circuits through the use of prints. Electrical Fundamentals III is prerequisites for this course.

  • Total Hours: 16.00
  • CEUs: 1.60
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Troubleshooting

ID: CEEEM-580

Learn to safely and efficiently troubleshoot and locate electrical problems using schematic prints along with electrical measuring tools such as multimeters, clamp-on meters, ammeters, megohmmeters, proximity voltage meters, hand-held oscilloscopes, and other measuring devices. Programmable Logic Controllers is a pre-requisite for this course.

  • Total Hours: 30.00
  • CEUs: 3.00
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