Course Summary
Credit Type:
Organization's ID:
J244LM.I1; J207LM.L; J202LM.K1; J202LM.K2; J202LM.K3; J202LM.K4; J277LM; T251LM.L1; T251LM.L2; T252L
180 hours
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 DC circuits
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 1 DC circuits lab
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 national electric codes
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 1 Electrical Plan Reading
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 2 Cabling/Wiring Systems
Total of 10 semester hours in the lower-division degree category


The course objective is to prepare students for completion of the 1st Year Installer/Technician Bundle.

Learning Outcomes:

  • draw blueprints and skill required for reading and analyzing residential blueprints
  • apply an efficient method to categorize and locate requirements in the NEC
  • understand DC Theory
  • understand optical fiber, connecting hardware, testing, and fiber optic network design
  • understand tools, proper care and use in the building construction industry
  • identify common materials used on a daily basis along with cable management solutions
  • understand fire stopping techniques
  • understand the history of the IBEW, NECA, and etA, and worker responsibilities
  • demonstrate knowledge and skill based on material learned such as wire-pulling and installing a raceway support system.

General Topics:

  • Hands-on applications
  • Blueprints
  • Codeology
  • DC theory
  • Fiber optics
  • Installer/tech job information
  • Orientation
  • Structured cabling
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Computer Based Training
  • Discussion
  • Laboratory
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Other
  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)
  • Presentations
  • Quizzes
  • Classroom Participation

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials