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GET WIRED! 201 Self-Paced Introduction to Alternating Current, Branch Circuits, and Feeder/Service Calculations

Recommended Prerequisite for Electrician Trainees: GET WIRED! 100 Series

GET WIRED! 201 Self-Paced is an entirely online self-paced version of our instructor-led Get Wired! 201 course which is designed for students who have completed the 100 Series successfully, or for experienced electricians who want to refresh their knowledge of electrical theory and expand their skills.

You will review content covered in 104 and expand on theories and applications taught in the 100 Series. You will gain practice in making a variety of calculations for:
  • Branch circuit loads for single and multi-family dwellings
  • Service entrance conductors using optional methods
  • Peak to peak voltage
Topics covered in the course include:
  • Finding information in the NEC
  • Conductor comparisons and resistance
  • Branch circuits and feeders
  • Make up and box fill calculations – hand-on-lab
  • Introduction to service calculations
  • Magnetic induction
  • Dwelling load calculations
  • Services

GET WIRED! 201 Self-Paced includes project-based learning designed to help you develop on-the-job skills you need to be an expert electrician.

This course is loaded with interactive practice and an online, self-guided lab to ensure that skills covered in class can be applied on-the-job.

Students must pass the final exam to earn credit for this course. All course hours must be completed within 90 days of purchase to receive credit. You will not be notified when your self-paced course is about to expire, and it is your responsibility to keep track of your course expiration/due date.

Log on instructions will be sent by the preferred method of contact chosen during the class registration process. Please allow one business day for order processing and access to the course.

  • Total class hours available: 36
  • Standard Tuition Fee: $339

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.

Self-Paced System Requirements: For the WECA eCampus website to run properly on your computer, please make sure to review the Self-Paced System Requirements BEFORE class starts. A valid email address is required at the time of sign-up.
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This course is included in the WECA Electrician Trainee Certificate Path. View the path and your options at the link.

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