Journeyman Class Descriptions

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Journeyman Class Descriptions2018-09-11T20:57:04+00:00
ADVANCED LIGHTING CONTROL – This class is truly the next frontier in “Green Energy Solutions” and is a must for all electricians who want to participate in this future boom. This class will train you to correctly select, design, and install energy-efficient and cost-effective commercial, residential and industrial lighting systems. Successful completion of this class will earn you the certification required to work on these projects in the future. 
 
 
BLUE PRINT READING – This course is based on the NJATC Curriculum for residential, commercial and industrial plan reading. Familiarization with the full set of drawings and application to the electrical installation is covered including symbols, details and specifications. This course is valuable for all electricians at all experience levels. 
 
 
CONDUIT BENDING A – This lab/lecture course will cover hands-on experience with E.M.T. and rigid types of conduit, safe-use of hand benders, mathematics and layout requirements for proper bending procedures for conduits of ½” through 1 ½”. 
 
 
CONDUIT BENDING B – Included in this lab/lecture class are the hands-on experience and layout fundamentals for 1 ½” through 4” rigid, IMC and EMT conduit with the use of electric and hydraulic bending equipment. Pre-requisite: Conduit Bending A.
 
 
ELECTRICAL VEHICLE INFRASTRUCTURE TRAINING PROGRAM: (EVITP) – This 24 hour class addresses the requirements, regulations, products, and strategies which will enable contractors and electricians to master successful , expert, and professional customer relations, installation, and maintenance of Electric Vehicle (EV) and Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) infrastructure. Graduates will gain thorough knowledge and practical application of all covered EV Infrastructure subjects, and this certification is recommended by vehicle manufacturers to perform these EV and PHEV installations. 
 
 
FIBER OPTICS – This course covers optical fiber technology including the proper preparation, installation procedures, splicing and termination of fiber. Metering and troubleshooting techniques are also covered in this very hands-on skill improvement lab. 
 
 
FIRE ALARM “A” – This course covers the theory of Fire Alarm circuits concentrating on power-limited, non-powerlimited and supervisory circuits with an emphasis on Article 760 of the NEC. This series also instructs on the hands-on skills of properly connecting all fire alarm devices, fire alarm panels and annunciators. Also introduces the student to programming addressable fire alarm equipment. 
 
 
FIRST AID/CPR – This class offers Coyne First Aid/CPR Certification which is valid for two (2) years First Aid and one (1) year CPR, offers invaluable life-saving skills useful for not only our working partners, but our friends and family as well. 
 
 
FOREMAN – This class is for those individuals who are now in supervision or plan to be. Topics cover safety, contracts, scheduling, estimating, stewardship, harassment, dispatch procedures and leadership skills. 
 
 
GROUNDING – Covering both theory and techniques of proper grounding of main services, transformers and branch circuits. Article 250 of the NEC is thoroughly examined. 
 
 
HIGH VOLTAGE CABLE SPLICING – This very extensive comprehensive 44-week course educates the Journeylevel worker on high-voltage theory, but concentrates on the hands-on skill of properly splicing, and terminating all of the different types of 5 and 15kv cables, insulations and shieldings. The wide assortment of termination and splice kits currently available are taught including heat shrink, cold shrink, gel and molded products. The entire process is covered from proper cable preparation to testing, fault locating and test instrument trouble-shooting. Successful completion of this course prepares the journeyman for the National Cable Splicing Board Certification, and upgrade of your IBEW classification. 
 
 
KNOTS & RIGGING – Learn the proper tying and application of many useful knots. Additionally, learn the proper rigging methods to safely lift, move and set electrical equipment. 
 
 
LICENSING PREPARATION – These classes are intended for the California General Electrician, Fire/Life Safety and VDV Certifications. Instructors cover the 2002 NEC Code, Ohms Law, and basic principles required for certification. Practice tests are emphasized. The student must provide their own National Electrical Code Book for these courses. 
 
 
MOTOR CONTROL A – This course provides both theory and hands-on training on the basics of Motor Control including ladder diagrams, control components, motor starters, pilot lights and over-current protection. 
 
 
NFPA 70E – This is a “must-take” course for all members of our trade. This course studies the dangers of working with energized circuits and the proper methods of protection with an emphasis on the Proper Personal Equipment (PPE) required by OSHA. 
 
 
OSHA 10 – The curriculum structure mandated by Fed OSHA is closely followed in the aspects of construction safety.
 
 
OSHA 30 – The curriculum structure mandated by Fed OSHA is closely followed in the aspects of construction safety. 
 
 
PHOTO-VOLTAIC INSTALLATION & DESIGN – This very comprehensive class teaching the very latest in the new “Green Technology” of Solar Power Production with a very intensive emphasis on hands-on skill training. Areas thoroughly covered include site evaluation, system sizing, roof mounting methods, system installation, inverter wiring, operation, testing, monitoring, metering and trouble shooting.
 
 
PROCESS INSTRUMENTATION “A” – A theory course designed to thoroughly instruct calibration methods and techniques. Knowledge in flow, temperature, pressure and level monitoring is covered as well as a close look at the operation and fundamentals of process switches, indicators, transmitters and recorders. Successful completion of this course and a passing grade of the EPRI Level 1 exam will earn the EPRI Level 1 Certification. 
 
 
QUALIFIED SAFETY PERSON (QSP) – This class emphasizes safety training for the electrical trade. 
 
 
TRANSFORMERS – This course provides the student with a comprehensive knowledge of transformer types and their various applications. Interpretation of sizing, theory of operation, proper handling and installation, calculations for feeders and over current protection for both the primary and secondary sides are emphasized. NEC Article 450 is thoroughly reviewed along with those sections of Article 250 which apply.