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Construction: Electrical Systems/Electrical Power Generation
Course: CON132AB

First Term: 2024 Fall
Lec + Lab   3.0 Credit(s)   4.0 Period(s)   4.0 Load  
Subject Type: Occupational
Load Formula: T- Lab Load

Description: An overview of electricity related to residential, commercial, and aspects of industrial applications. Introduction to wiring diagrams and tools specific to the electrical trade.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Practice Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), trade, and local safety standards in daily work. (I)
2. Demonstrate industry-standard professionalism that includes safety, dress, attendance communication, and customer service. (I)
3. Document work performed according to industry standards. (I)
4. Describe the application of various sizes and construction materials for electrical wiring. (I, II)
5. Use fundamental laws of electricity to build series, parallel, and series-parallel circuits. (I, II)
6. Perform electrical panel installation according to electrical codes. (III, IV)
7. Install specific electrical conductors, types of insulation, and jacket types according to code and specifications. (III, V)
MCCCD Official Course Competencies must be coordinated with the content outline so that each major point in the outline serves one or more competencies. MCCCD faculty retains authority in determining the pedagogical approach, methodology, content sequencing, and assessment metrics for student work. Please see individual course syllabi for additional information, including specific course requirements.
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Safety
II. Electric Power Generation
   A. Terminology
   B. Equipment
   C. Transmission and distribution
III. Electrical Distribution Systems
   A. Wiring
   B. Panel(s)
   C. Subpanel(s)
   D. Voltage reduction
IV. Conductors
   A. Insulator types
   B. Jacket types
   C. Electrical hardware
   D. Stranded / Solid
V. Junction/Pull boxes
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: November 28, 2023

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.