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APR 153E Electrician Apprenticeship Wiring and Reading

Lecture Hours: 4
Lab Hours: 2
Credits: 5

Continues related training for the Inside Wire Electrical Apprentice. The content will include requirements for wiring and installation of electrical devices, wire devices, hazardous locations, residential calculation, safety and applicable Oregon Electrical Specialty Code.

Prerequisite: APR 153D  with a grade ‘C’ or better; or consent of instructor.
Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Apply the theory and techniques of the trade to residential requirements and calculations. 
  2. Relate to peers the skills required in print reading, specifications, installations, and hazardous locations. 
  3. Interpret and apply the applicable section of the National Electrical Code to installations and calculations.

Content Outline
  • General Requirements for Wiring Installation 
  • Switches 
  • Switch Board and Panel Boards 
  • Raceways 
  • Outlets, Switch, and J Box Fittings 
  • Auxiliary Gutters and Wireways 
  • Fuses and Over-Current Protective Devices 
  • Wire Devices 
  • Hazardous Location 
  • Residential Calculations 
  • Bus Ways 
  • National Electrical Code