Spring 2012 Class Schedule (ARC)



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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 23-Feb 04
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 21454 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 27-Mar 10
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 21494 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 23-Feb 04
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 21452 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 27-Mar 10
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 21496 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 14-May 16
MW        06:00PM-07:35PM LEC K.Irwin              Off Campus SETC          19838 
Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:35PM LEC K.Alexander          Off Campus SETC          19838 Textbook
MW        07:45PM-08:35PM LAB K.Irwin              Off Campus SETC            
NOTE: Classes held at Sacramento area Electrical Training Center, 2836 El Centro Road

MW        07:45PM-08:35PM LAB K.Alexander          Off Campus SETC            
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 14-May 16
TTh       06:00PM-07:35PM LEC K.Irwin              Off Campus SETC          19840 
Textbook
TTh       07:45PM-08:35PM LAB K.Irwin              Off Campus SETC            
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 14-May 16
MW        06:00PM-07:35PM LEC K.Irwin              Off Campus SETC          13135 
Textbook
MW        07:45PM-08:30PM LAB K.Irwin              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 14-Mar 12
TTh       05:30PM-10:10PM LEC T.McDowell           Off Campus SETC          13129 
Textbook
NOTE: Classes held at Sacramento area Electrical Training Center, 2836 El Centro Road

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
TTh       05:30PM-10:10PM LEC T.McDowell           Off Campus SETC          13130 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, Jan 14-May 16
MTWThF    07:30AM-12:30PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 14030 
Textbook
MTWThF    01:00PM-06:00PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
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 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 13351 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 21229 Textbook

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 17, 2012