Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level, read college-level texts, and have knowledge of elementary algebra concepts.
Transfers to: CSU
This introductory course covers conductors, grounding systems, and testing, and is designed for students who are already working as or seeking employment as an electrician, and who want to meet occupational goals, continue their education, or increase their skill levels. Topics include the proper use of hand tools, wiring methods, conductor identification, splicing, termination, trade practices, and an introduction to the National Electrical Code (NEC). Students study and interpret the NEC, paying particular attention to NEC requirements for grounding, grounding system components, principles of operation, design and fault current calculations, as well as local ordinances and regulations related to wiring installations and principal circuit requirements.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921