Construction

CONS 100 36 Hours Electrical Wiring and Safety I

Covers basic electrical theory, terms, residential wiring techniques, grounding, basic switching circuits, residential load calculations and services. Based on current National Electrical Code (NEC). (Apportionment)

CONS 101 36 Hours Electrical Wiring and Safety II

Course covers commercial wiring, conduit systems, over-current protection, polyphase distribution, grounding, voltage-drop equations and lighting. Based on the current National Electrical Code (NEC). (Apportionment)

CONS 121 36 Hours Contracting License

This course is designed for students interested in exploring career opportunities in general contracting and sub-contracting, current contractors interested in enhancing their business and law skills, and students who want to prepare for the California Contracting License Examination by the Contractors State License Board (CSLB). (Apportionment)

CONS 138 48 Hours Room Addition Fundamentals

This course covers the fundamentals of residential construction and the sequence of events that take place for a room addition. This includes preparing the required plans, obtaining city building permits and communicating with city building inspectors. The course will also cover project management and legal considerations. (Apportionment)

CONS 142 36 Hours Electrical Wiring and Safety III

Course covers industrial wiring, conduit systems, over-current protection, transformer circuits, electrical motors, motor repairs, motor control circuit, and electrical installations. Based on Current "National Electrical Code"(NEC). trips to various electrical installations. (Apportionment)

CONS 230 36 Hours Introduction to Blueprint Reading

An introduction to blueprint reading using a fundamental approach, this course will familiarize trainees with basic blueprint terms, components and symbols. Trainees will learn the different types of blue print drawings (civil, architectural, structural, mechanical, plumbing/piping, and electrical) and how to interpret and use drawing dimensions. (Apportionment)

ABE 105 36 Hours SCE Learning Center

Designed for students from beginning levels of reading to those working toward a high school diploma. Through the use of small-group instruction, computer- aided instruction, audio books and workbooks, students will learn to become better readers, writers and thinkers. The skills attained can be used for personal growth, job advancement or for entry into other educational programs. A specific learning plan is developed for each student based on student goals, needs and learning style. (Apportionment)

ELET 102 48 Hours Basic Electricity

Course starts with basic electricity and progresses into residential wiring in accordance with the National Electrical Code. Students learn how to obtain an electrical contractor's license. Supplies purchase required as specified by instructor. (Apportionment)

ELET 140 60 Hours Introduction to Electrical Trainee

Course provides an overview of the construction industry with focus on the career path of an electrical trainee. Students will learn about the skills needed to launch a successful career in the electrical trade. Topics include safety, construction math, tools and materials handling, job site management, and State certification requirements for electricians. (Apportionment)

ELET 145 48 Hours Electricity Fundamentals

Prerequisite(s): ELET 140 Introduction to Electrical Trainee.

Course covers basic electrical concepts, including electrical measurements, basic electrical theory, and an understanding of how common electrical components work. Course provides a basis for understanding electrical safety concepts. Textbook Required. (Apportionment)

ELET 150 36 Hours Wiring Fundamentals: Residential

Prerequisite(s): ELET 145 Electricity Fundamentals.

Course provides an overview of the National Electrical Code (NEC) and its application to residential wiring. Topics include electrical standards, residential wiring techniques, grounding, basic switching circuits, residential load calculations, and electrical services in accordance with the NEC. Textbook Required. (Apportionment)

ELET 160 36 Hours Wiring Fundamentals: Commercial

Prerequisite(s): ELET 145 Electricity Fundamentals.

Course provides an overview of the National Electrical Code (NEC) and its application to commercial wiring. Topics include commercial wiring, conduit systems, conductor types and applications, over-current protection, polyphase distribution, system and equipment grounding, and voltage-drop equations and lighting sources in accordance with the NEC. Textbook Required (Apportionment)

ELET 170 36 Hours Wiring Fundamentals: Industrial

Course provides an overview of the National Electrical Code (NEC) and its application to industrial wiring. Topics to include industrial wiring, conduit systems, conductor types and applications, over-current protection, polyphase distribution, system and equipment grounding, electrical motors, motor circuit conductors, motor control circuits, and electrical power installations in accordance to the NEC. (Apportionment)