General Electrician

This certificate will allow an "Electrician Trainee" to sit for the California State General Electrician Certification examination.  These courses also satisfy the continuing education requirement every three years for certified electricians.

REQUIRED COURSES: Units
OSHA 030 Federal OSHA Outreach: Construction Industry Safety 2
ELEC 216C Introduction to Industrial Electricity 4
ELEC 217C Industrial Electricity 4
ELEC 218C Controlling Industrial Electricity 4
ELECTR 110 Direct Current Circuit Analysis 3
ELECTR 111 Direct Current Circuit Laboratory 1
ELECTR 115 Alternating Current Circuit Analysis 3
ELECTR 116 Alternating Current Circuit Laboratory 1
ELECTR 230 Semiconductor Devices 3
ELECTR 235 Solid State Circuit Analysis 4
ELECTR 265 Digital Logic Design 4
INSPEC 014D Advanced Construction Inspection: National Electrical Code (NEC) 3
INSPEC 024D Community Relations for Civil Service Employees 3
KIN 231 First Aid and CPR 3
TECALC 087 Technical Calculations 4
 
Total Units 46
PROGRAM LEVEL OUTCOMES:
  1. Be eligible to sit for California State General Electrician Certification examination on the theory and procedures of electrical technology
  2. Select and operate electronic test equipment during troubleshooting and repair operations, with an emphasis on safety in use and accuracy in results
  3. Select the proper section of the National Electrical Code and electrical blueprints, to properly inspect, and estimate the costs associated with for residential and commercial wiring
  4. Analyze, interpret, and trace digital logic diagrams used in signal tracing of complex digital circuits
  5. Effectively communicate with and advise customers and co-workers, both written and orally, regarding the progress of and decisions made concerning test and repair procedures

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