Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5428
First Term: 2017 Spring   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 30-60
CIP Code: 46.0302

Occupational Area: Architecture and Construction
Instructional Council: Occupational Administrators (53)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 47-2111

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Construction Trades: Electricity program is designed to provide knowledge and skills in the electrical building trade. These include use of tools, installation of circuitry, equipment, and special service systems, reading blueprints, and a basic understanding of electronics and electronic devices. Students are admitted to the Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Construction Trades: Electricity program only through the Phoenix Electrical Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee.

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester

Required Courses
Phoenix Electrical Joint Apprenticeship Credits: 30-60

Students should select from thirty (30) to sixty (60) credits from the following courses based on their apprenticeship standing upon program enrollment and in consultation with the Phoenix Electrical Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee Apprenticeship Program Coordinator.

+ ELA111 Construction Electricity I 6
+ ELA112 Construction Electricity II 6
+ ELA113 Introduction to National Electrical Code (NEC) 3
+ ELA123 Construction Electricity III 6
+ ELA124 Construction Electricity IV 6
+ ELA125 National Electric Code I 3
+ ELA235 Advanced Construction Electricity I 6
+ ELA236 Advanced Construction Electricity II 6
+ ELA238 National Electric Code II 3
+ ELA246 National Electric Code III 3
+ ELA247 Advanced Construction Electricity III 6
+ ELA248 Advanced Construction Electricity IV 6
Credits: 30-60

Program Competencies
1. Solve mathematical problems related to electrical circuit voltage, wattage, amperage, and resistance. (ELA112)
2. Identify and properly use the professional equipment and tools of electricians. (ELA111, ELA112)
3. Convert measurements between English and metric units. (ELA112, ELA248)
4. Interpret readings from electrical test instruments. (ELA123)
5. Locate and interpret sections of the National Electrical Code regulations as they apply to specific electrical installation jobs. (ELA111)
6. Explain the theory, type, and operating principles of motors including troubleshooting and repairing motors. (ELA235, ELA236)
7. Calculate the materials needed for a specific electrical installation including, but not limited to, conduit, conductors, overload protection and outlets. (ELA112)
8. Describe the components and applications of motor controls in electrical installations. (ELA236)
9. Describe the operational theory and construction of semiconductors, transistors, amplifiers, and oscillators. (ELA247)
10. Given a set of blueprints for a construction job, read and interpret all plans and views as they relate to the electrical installation. (ELA112, ELA123)
11. Demonstrate how to use the National Electrical Code (NEC) for proper and safe electrical installations. (ELA113, ELA125, ELA238, ELA246)
12. Install all components of an electrical system, and special equipment systems including fire alarm, heating, and cooling systems. (ELA124, ELA125, ELA238, ELA246)
13. Explain OSHA electrical inspection procedures. (ELA238)
14. Identify common causes of accidents and fatalities in specific hazardous areas of construction and describe hazard abatement techniques. (ELA246)
15. Describe the safety procedures observed when working in a nuclear power generating location. (ELA246, ELA247)
16. Install, troubleshoot and repair alarm systems including locating and repairing cable faults. (ELA125)
17. Apply and demonstrate the applications and installation requirements for photovoltaic systems according to the National Electrical Code (NEC). (ELA246)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: November 22, 2016

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.