Spring 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ELECT 110    Electrical Apprenticeship I    5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Registered Electrical Apprentice
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to electrical apprenticeship, electrical shop practices, basic electrical layout, tools of the trade, and construction materials. Topics include working with electrical related mathematics and basic electrical formulas.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 28-Mar 12
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 31904 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   


ELECT 121    Electrical Apprenticeship IV    3.3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Registered Electrical Apprentice
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 70 hours LAB
Description: This course covers AC theory in series, parallel and combination resistive-inductive (RL), resistive-capacitive (RC), inductive-capacitive (LC), and resistive-inductive-capacitive (RLC) circuits. Topics include conduit bending using a ratcheting and mechanical bender; transformer construction and installation; and applications of the National Electrical Code (NEC).

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 14-Mar 26
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 31983 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   


ELECT 131    Electrical Apprenticeship VI    3.3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Registered Electrical Apprentice
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 70 hours LAB
Description: This course covers advanced grounding topics, transformer operation and theory, and advanced industrial blueprint reading. Topics include applying the National Electrical Code (NEC) and emphasis of over-current protection, transformers and ground fault protection.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 03-Jan 15
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 31827 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 24-Feb 05
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 31829 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   


ELECT 141    Electrical Apprenticeship VIII    3.3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Registered Electrical Apprentice
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 70 hours LAB
Description: This course covers AC motor speed controls, National Electrical Manufacturing Association (NEMA) standards, motor control troubleshooting, digital electronics and programmable logic controllers (PLC's). Topics include use of National Electrical Code (NEC) with cable trays, electric welders, phase converters, hazardous locations, and special occupancies.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 03-Jan 15
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 31629 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 07-Feb 09
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 31831 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 28-Mar 12
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 31906 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   


ELECT 151    Electrical Apprenticeship X    3.3 Units

Same As: None.
Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Registered Electrical Apprentice
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 70 hours LAB
Description: This course covers building automation, structured cabling systems, and an introduction to instrumentation used on industrial process controls. Topics include advanced programmable logic controllers (PLC's) used in motor control circuits.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 03-Jan 15
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 31705 
Textbook
TBA       01:00AM-10:00AM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 24-Feb 05
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 31908 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 28-Mar 12
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 31910 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 28-Apr 09
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 31985 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   


ELECT 210    Electrician Trainee I    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ELECT 298, ET 310, or MATH 100
Hours: 63 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the commercial/residential electrician trainee program. It includes safety procedures, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements, basic rigging, basic electrical mathematics, Ohm's Law and DC theory.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        06:00PM-07:35PM LEC K.Alexander           TBA TBA                 30561 
Textbook
MW        07:45PM-08:30PM LAB K.Alexander           TBA TBA                   
NOTE: Classes held at Sacramento area Electrical Training Center, 2836 El Centro Road


ELECT 211    Electrician Trainee II    4 Units

Prerequisite: ELECT 210 with a grade of "C" or better.
Hours: 63 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is the second course required for the Commercial/Residential Electrician Trainee program. Topics include AC theory; AC and DC generation, phase, and circuit mathematical calculations; calculating inductance, capacitance, and reactance in series, parallel and series-parallel circuits. It also includes use of meters in different applications of alternating current. This course provides a basic introduction to electronics used in electrical installations; and an introduction and application of the National Electrical Code to job-site electrical installations.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       06:00PM-07:35PM LEC K.Irwin               TBA TBA                 30563 
Textbook
TTh       07:45PM-08:30PM LAB K.Irwin               TBA TBA                   
NOTE: Classes held at Sacramento area Electrical Training Center, 2836 El Centro Road


ELECT 220    Electrician Trainee III    4 Units

Prerequisite: ELECT 211 with a grade of "C" or better.
Hours: 63 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is the third course of the Commercial/Residential Electrician Trainee program. Topics include conductors, cables, conduits, lighting systems, panelboard, switchboard, and overcurrent devices for residential and commercial installations. This course also covers reading blueprint drawings, making sketches, drawing architectural views, identifying common blueprint scales and electrical symbols.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        06:00PM-07:35PM LEC T.Melavic            Off Campus SETC          30565 
Textbook
MW        07:45PM-08:30PM LAB T.Melavic            Off Campus SETC            
NOTE: Classes held at Sacramento area Electrical Training Center, 2836 El Centro Road


ELECT 280    Electrical Workers State Certification Preparation    4.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Three years or more of electrical trade experience.
Hours: 81 hours LEC
Description: This is a preparatory course for the Electricians' State Licensing Certification for California. It reviews basic electrical formulas and provides an in-depth review of the National Electrical Code. This course may be taken four times for credit to comply with California code regulations.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 15-Mar 14
TTh       06:00PM-10:40PM LEC T.McDowell            TBA TBA                 30559 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TTh       06:00PM-10:40PM LEC T.McDowell            TBA TBA                 30560 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Sa        08:00AM-01:40PM LEC T.McDowell            TBA TBA                 30558 Textbook
NOTE: Classes held at Sacramento area Electrical Training Center, 2836 El Centro Road


ELECT 281    Green Technology High Efficiency Lighting    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a current California State Certified General Electrician.
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers installing, troubleshooting, commissioning and maintaining advanced lighting controls, switching controls, dimming controls, occupancy sensors, photo-sensors and controllers, distribution relay systems, remote controlled circuit breakers, and wireless systems. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 18-Apr 22
MTWThF    07:30AM-12:30PM LEC K.Irwin              Off Campus SETC          31968 
Textbook
MTWThF    01:00PM-06:00PM LAB K.Irwin              Off Campus SETC            
Offered to Jouney-level electrical workers only

Location: Sacramento Electrical Training Center, 2836 El Centro Road, Sacramento Contact: (916) 646-6688.


ELECT 298    Work Experience in Electricians Apprenticeship    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Be in an electrician's apprenticeship.
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students the opportunity to work in Electricians apprenticeship for the purpose of developing specific skills to meet the goals and objectives of the electricians Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (J.A.T.C.). Students complete work experience hours at approved training sites. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 30999 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 31701 Textbook

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 29, 2011