Apprentice Course Outline Year Three

First Semester

Introduction to Grounding and Bonding
First Aid/CPR/AED Training
General Requirements for Grounding and Bonding
System Grounding I
System Grounding II
Grounding Electrode System and Grounding Electrode Conductor
Enclosure, Raceway, and Service Cable Connections – Bonding
Equipment Grounding and Equipment Grounding Conductors
Methods of Equipment Grounding and Grounding of Specific Equipment
Printreading: Project Design, Development, and Specifications
Printreading: Survey, Civil, and Structural Drawings
Printreading: Architectural Drawings I
Printreading: Architectural Drawings II
Printreading: MEP, M, E, P, and Special Prints
Project Planning: Foreman Training

Second Semester

Electrical Quantities, Circuits, Test Instruments, and Safety
Manual Control Circuits: Devices and Symbols – Logic and Diagrams
Introduction to Contactors and Relays
Applications Using Contactors and Relays
Manual and Automatic Control Devices
Ladder Diagrams Using Manual and Automatic Control Devices
Magnetic Motor Starters
Motor Overload Protection and Connections
Reversing Motor Controllers, Starters, and Motor Connections
Latching and Alternating Relays and Jogging Circuits