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GET WIRED! 103 Continuation of Lighting Branch Circuits & Introduction to Special Purpose Outlets

Recommended Prerequisite for Electrician Trainees: GET WIRED! 101 & 102


GET WIRED! 103 focuses on installing lighting branch-circuits in dwelling units while exploring NEC requirements for safe installations and standard industry practices. Core competencies include:
  • Conduction in liquid and gases
  • Batteries and other sources of electricity
  • Inrush current, voltage drop and use of Ohm’s Law in calculating basic measurements
  • Practice using an architectural rule
  • Sizing junction boxes, box fill and conduit layout
  • Water heater, water pump circuit calculations
  • Calculate overcurrent protection
  • Special purpose outlets
  • NEMA receptacle plug configuration
  • Selection of wiring devices

This course expands your electrical skills and knowledge in the areas listed above through a series of lab and practice activities.

  • Total class hours available: 42
  • Standard Tuition Fee: $309
  • Late Tuition Fee: $359


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.


From Date Through Date  Location   Schedule   Print Sign-up Form  Sign-up Online
08/05/2019 09/25/2019 Live Webcast Class Schedule * Sign-up Form Sign-up Online**
10/01/2019 11/21/2019 Live Webcast Class Schedule Sign-up Form Sign-up Online**
10/01/2019 11/21/2019 Live Webcast Class Schedule Sign-up Form Sign-up Online**
10/28/2019 12/18/2019 Live Webcast Class Schedule Sign-up Form Sign-up Online**
10/28/2019 12/18/2019 Live Webcast Class Schedule Sign-up Form Sign-up Online**
* This course includes classes that are conducted on one or more Saturdays and/or Sundays.
** You must be paying by credit card to sign-up online.

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