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GET WIRED! 101 Instructor-Led Class Information
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Description:
GET WIRED! 101 Fundamentals of Electrical Theory and Introduction to the National Electric Code (NEC)

Recommended Prerequisite for Electrician Trainees: High-School Math

GET WIRED! 101 is an entirely-online, instructor-led course which introduces fundamental electrical laws and theory and explains how the National Electrical Code (NEC governs the installations of electrical wiring and equipment. Core competencies include:
  • Refresher on basic math skills applied to electrical calculations
  • General information on electrical installations
  • Introduction to hand and power tools used in the field
  • Electrical symbols and receptacle outlets
  • Atomic structure
  • Electrical quantities and Ohm’s Law
  • Static electricity and magnetism
  • Resistors
  • Conductors
  • Voltage drop and neutral sizing for services
  • Wiring methods
  • Switch control of lighting circuits, receptacle installation, bonding, and induction heating

Safety best practices are covered along with tips on study skills. In this course, math equations are applied to the safe and sound wiring and load choices for electrical installations, troubleshooting and maintenance. Theories are discussed and applied to on-the-job situations and tasks. This course is loaded with interactive practice and an instructor-led, online lab event to ensure that skills covered in class can be applied on-the-job.

  • Total class hours available:40
  • Standard Tuition Fee:$319
  • Late Tuition Fee:$369


PLEASE REVIEW THE REQUIRED COURSE MATERIALS LIST for GET WIRED! Courses to ensure you have the correct textbooks/course materials.

Minimum Points and Hours: To earn credit hours for this course, students are required to attend a minimum number of course hours and earn a minimum number of points. Zero (0) credit hours will be awarded if the minimum attendance and/or minimum points are not met. See the points and hours matrix for specific requirements for this course.

Webcast System Requirements: For the WECA eCampus website and the Adobe Connect virtual classroom to run properly on your computer, please make sure to review the Webcast System Requirements BEFORE class starts. A valid email address is required at the time of sign-up.


Location: Live Webcast   Dates: TBD  

Class Schedule:
 Class Session   Week Day   Date   Start Time   End Time   Class Day Type 
1 Tuesday 10/3/2023 05:30PM
07:30PM
Live Webcast
2 Thursday 10/5/2023 05:30PM
08:15PM
Live Webcast
3 Tuesday 10/10/2023 05:30PM
08:15PM
Live Webcast
4 Thursday 10/12/2023 05:30PM
08:15PM
Live Webcast
5 Tuesday 10/17/2023 05:30PM
08:15PM
Live Webcast
6 Thursday 10/19/2023 05:30PM
08:15PM
Live Webcast
7 Tuesday 10/24/2023 05:30PM
07:30PM
Live Webcast - Lab
8 Thursday 10/26/2023 05:30PM
08:15PM
Live Webcast
9 Thursday 11/2/2023 12:00AM
11:59PM
Online Exam Only
10 Tuesday 11/7/2023 05:30PM
08:15PM
Live Webcast
11 Thursday 11/9/2023 05:30PM
08:15PM
Live Webcast
12 Tuesday 11/14/2023 05:30PM
08:15PM
Live Webcast
13 Thursday 11/16/2023 05:30PM
08:15PM
Live Webcast
14 Tuesday 11/21/2023 05:30PM
08:15PM
Live Webcast
15 Tuesday 11/28/2023 05:30PM
08:15PM
Live Webcast
16 Thursday 11/30/2023 12:00AM
11:59PM
Online Exam Only