CEAE 0100

Electrical Principles for Alternative Energy

This 45 hour course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of electricity and the National Electrical Code (NEC) pertaining to the renewable energy fields. Through class room instruction and hands-on learning, students will be able to: perform basic electrical circuit calculations pertaining to watts, volts, current and resistance; determine voltage drop, navigate through the NEC, properly and safely use a multi-meter, know basic electrical safety hazards and OSHA mandated lockout/tagout procedures, understand basic electronic devices such as diodes, rectifiers and transistors.

Specific Class Topics include: Introduction to Electrical Circuits; DC Electrical Theory; AC Electrical Theory; Basic Electronal Theory; Electrical Test Equipment; Introduction to the National Electrical Code.

Section List

Contact Program Manager/Coordinator for upcoming sections.