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2018-2019 College Catalog 
2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECMN 121 Residential Construction Wiring

This course provides students with hands-on-training and practical application of electrical codes and theories as they relate to the design, maintenance and installation of residential electrical systems. Hands-on laboratory activities will replicate actual real world applications as students work through a series of modules/ shop jobs, gaining experience in areas which include but are not limited to residential power distribution systems, use of metering instruments, terminals, splices, branch circuit requirements, service installations, power circuits, lighting circuits, switching systems, GFCI protections, AFCI requirements, and applicable National Electrical Code requirements. Electrical, workplace and shop safety are covered in detail, and trouble shooting skills are reinforced throughout the course. The intent of this course is to prepare students for entry-level employment in the electrical construction field. Open only to matriculated Electrical Construction and Maintenance students.
Co-requisite(s): ECMN 101 Direct Current Theory  or MECT 130 Electricity .
Lab fee will be required
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring
Offered Distance Learning: No
Credits: 4
Contact Hours:
Lab: 8