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    Apr 24, 2018  
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog
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ELC 113 Residential Wiring (4 Credit Hours)


Class Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 6
Clinical/Work Experience Hours: 0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course introduces the care/usage of tools and materials used in residential electrical installations and the requirements of the National Electrical Code. Topics include NEC, electrical safety, and electrical print reading; planning, layout; and installation of electrical distribution equipment; lighting; overcurrent protection; conductors; branch circuits; and conduits. Upon completion, students should be able to properly install conduits, wiring, and electrical distribution equipment associated with residential electrical installations.

Competencies
Student Learning Outcomes
1. Identify and demonstrate safe practices and procedures with tools, materials and industry accepted test equipment covered in the course.
2. Demonstrate appropriate use of test equipment, evaluate circuit performance and apply appropriate troubleshooting techniques to residential electrical circuits.
3. Draw, plan and interpret electrical plans and symbols used in residential applications
4. Identify, size, and install wiring and electrical distribution equipment and devices associated with residential electrical installations in accordance with the National Electrical Code.
5. Recognize and demonstrate appropriate use of tools and materials that are used in residential wiring.



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