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AGC 127 Electrical & Electronic Systems Lab
Credit Hours:  1.5
Effective Term: Fall 2008
SUN#: None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 5 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F
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Description: Application of diagnostic and repair procedures related to electrical and electronic systems found in heavy equipment. Use of technical service manuals, array of special tools and safety are emphasized. Apprentice must submit documentation of 48 hours of supervised experience.

Prerequisites: Must be sponsored by an AGC Contractor

Corequisites:

Recommendations: The AGC Mechanic Apprentice Program was developed to provide a plan of approved training that will equip apprentices for profitable employment as skilled mechanics in the construction industry. Each apprentice is sponsored by a participating AGC member firm.

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1.Identify various safety precautions that should be considered while working with electrical & electronic systems.
2.Check for voltage drops in cranking, charging and lighting circuits.
3.Perform routine battery maintenance i.e. load test, current draw test and specific gravity test.
4.Perform bench tests on starters and alternators and identify faults.
5.Perform repair procedures on faulty electrical components and wiring.
6.Wire a simple lighting circuit.
7.Use a volt/ohm meter to identify electrical faults.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Perform the manipulative skills required to satisfactorily complete the lab assignments to meet the manufacture’s written specifications.
2. Receive a rating greater than two on the course performance standard check sheet. (Approved by the AGC Mechanics Training Committee.}
3. Submit a signed work log documenting 48 hours of electrical/electronic work verified by the apprentice’s supervisor.