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.
This introductory course covers conduit, raceways, panelboards, switchboards, and overcurrent devices, and is designed for students 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 how to properly calculate, layout and bend electrical metallic tubing (EMT) and rigid metal conduit (RMC); hand bending and the use of mechanical and machine benders per industry standards; and the function, operation, and characteristics of overcurrent protection. All design work is completed to the applicable National Electrical Code (NEC). Students study and interpret the NEC, as well as local ordinances and regulations that cover 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