This course is recommended for journeymen. This course requires strong familiarity with the NEC and on-the-job experience of at least two years.
Recommended Prerequisite for Journeymen: Have experience with and know how to use the NEC, and have 1+ years on-the-job experience.
This course combines two of WECA’s popular 8-hour courses, “Sizing Motor Circuits” and “Wiring Motors and Air Conditioners,” into one convenient 16-hour package. ETs take these course as part of GET WIRED! 304 and Perfect Sizing, so they should not register for this individual course.
In this course, electricians learn how to size single motor circuits for electrical installation.
In Sizing Motor Circuits, electricians will first learn about motors, their components, how motors function, and NEC requirements for sizing single motor circuits. Then, they practice all steps needed to accurately perform single motor circuit calculations for three different scenarios.
In Wiring Motors and Air Conditioners, you’ll learn how to size circuits used to supply power to two or more motors. You’ll also learn about air conditioning systems involving hermetic refrigerant motor-compressors and how to compare electrical circuit sizing requirements between motors in Code articles 440 and 430. Then, you’ll practice all steps needed to accurately perform motor feeder circuit and air-conditioner circuit calculations.
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.
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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. The course tuition is not refundable or transferable.
A 2017 NEC book is required for this course.
- Total class hours available: 16
Self-Paced System Requirements:
- Standard Tuition Fee: $189
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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.
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