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January seats just opened in GetWired! 204 and 302

Monday, December 20, 2021

Now is the time to enroll

WECA's GetWired! program is as in-demand as ever, but we've got some good news regarding course seat availability in upcoming Winter 2022 --we've just opened up seats in our January GetWired! 204 and 302 instances.

If either of these is your next course in the GetWired! series (or you're a journeyperson looking for continuing ed hours), snag a seat today.

GET WIRED! 204 Transformers, Special Locations and Single-Phase Motors

GET WIRED! 204 expands on skills taught in the 203 courses. Topics covered include:

  • Transformers
  • Special locations
  • Hazardous
  • Healthcare facilities
  • Places of assembly
  • Commercial garages and motor fuel dispensing facilities
  • Motors, generators, A/C and refrigeration and fire pumps
  • Series-parallel circuits
  • Base lighting control – hands-on-lab
  • Single-phase motors
GET WIRED! 204 includes an independent study project that you must complete to earn course credit. The project is designed to help you develop on-the-job skills you need to be an expert electrician.
  • Total class hours available: 39
  • Standard Tuition Fee: $379
  • Late Tuition Fee: $429
Learn more about and enroll in GetWired! 204 here!


Blueprint Reading Part 2 (GET WIRED! 302 Commercial): Electrical Work for Commercial Construction from the Ground Up, Part 2

Coordinate cut sheets, submittals, the NEC and more with blueprints to plan electrical installation for commercial construction.

GET WIRED! 301 and 302 take students through construction of a commercial building from underground work through construction and finish work. Students will use genuine construction plans (digital blueprints) and related documents to learn how to coordinate documents, work with other trades, and identify ways to save money through careful planning.

The GetWired! 301 and 302 courses now include a complimentary mobile tablet, yours to keep, as part of course tuition. (If you did not already receive a tablet in GetWired! 301, you will receive one as part of your enrollment in GetWired! 302.) The tablet is pre-loaded with the digital blueprint set and student resource booklet used in this course. Paper blueprint sets are no longer used in this course.

Key course subjects in GET WIRED! 302 include:
  • Public utility requirements
  • Electrical room layout
  • Floor types and planning conduit runs
  • Parking garage lighting
  • Large conduit systems and parallel conductor ampacity
  • Busway systems
  • Commercial load calculations
  • Lighting fixtures and wiring methods
  • Branch circuits and raceways
  • Electrical for elevators and water heater
  • Electrical finish work
  • Total class hours available: 42
  • Standard Tuition Fee: $389
  • Late Tuition Fee: $439
Learn more about and enroll in GetWired! 302 here!