Are you interested in electricity and want to work with your hands? If this sounds like you then you may be interested in the new Electrical Technologies program offered at the Dallas Metro campus of Tulsa Welding School.
What are the Courses Included in the Electrical Technologies Program?
There are many important courses included in the new Electrical Technologies program at the Dallas Metro campus. They include:
Course #1: Fundamentals of Electricity
This course provides you with a basic understanding of electricity like schematic wiring, test meter usage and safety processes for handling electrical systems. You will work with dual voltage systems and learn about control circuit and high voltage wiring.
Course #2: Fundamental of Solar
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During this course, you will learn the concepts of photovoltaic systems, including their design and installation. This course also teaches you about solar energy systems’ conceptual, mechanical and electrical design, as well as wiring and electrical issues that you may come across as an electrician.
Course #3: Electrical Wiring Residential & Commercial
These courses use the most current version of the National Electrical Code Book as a guide on the basics of residential and commercial wiring, electrical safety, and personal protective equipment. You will learn how to safely place all wiring, circuits, switches, receptacles, lighting fixtures and GFCI devices in the trainer according to the electrical code. You will also learn about load calculations, blueprint reading, cost estimation, three-phase motor wiring and conduit manipulation
Course #4: Electrical Distribution Systems
This course is an additional in-depth exercise in the National Electrical Code book. You will learn how to calculate transformer sizes, understand overcurrent protection, describe the various types of fuses and circuit breakers in the industry and select the proper size for specific applications.
Course #5: Emerging Electrical Applications
This course begins with an overview of Emerging Electrical Applications and the characteristics of Low Voltage, usage of Audio/Video wiring and the installation and use of Security Cameras. In addition, this course will review the importance of Audio/Video over IP, characteristics and key elements of Home Automation and features of Home Entertainment Systems.
Course #6: Motors, Lighting & PLC
This course elaborates on the characteristics of Alternating Current, explaining the behavior of electricity and how it functions in the application of motors, lighting, and the devices that control them. You will learn the differences between DC and AC motors, Single Phase and 3 Phase applications, calculating the proper sizing of motors, and the selection of the motor controller as well as overload protection. This course also covers lighting including incandescent, fluorescent, high intensity discharge, LED, and the controls used in their operations. In addition, this course will cover the basic use and programming of a PLC (Programable Logic Controller).
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The Electrical Technologies program prepares students for entry-level job opportunities as an electrician. In as few as 7 months of hands-on training at Tulsa Welding School, you could be trained in the skills you need to maintain and service residential, commercial, and industrial electrical equipment.
To learn more about our Electrical Technologies program offered at the Dallas Metro campus contact us at Tulsa Welding School, call (214) 227-9911.