GET WIRED! 401 Introduction to Basic Motor Controls
Recommended Prerequisite for Electrician Trainees: GET WIRED! 100 & 200 Series, 301 & 302 Strongly Advised
For those with little or no experience with motor controls, this online course gives a solid foundation in:
- Motor controls and schematics
- Controls for multiple motors
- Disconnecting means for motors and controllers
- Control and signaling circuits
This course takes place entirely online. There are no lab days for this course. Get Wired! 401 is excellent preparation for Basic Motor Controls Parts 1 and 2, where students apply what they’ve learned in Get Wired! 401 to hands-on motor control labs.
2020 NEC book is required. WECA will provide each student with Mike Holt’s Illustrated Guide to Understanding Basic Motor Controls textbook. The Mike Holt’s textbook is included in the course tuition. WECA can not split the textbook and tuition costs.
- Total class hours available: 33
PLEASE REVIEW THE REQUIRED COURSE MATERIALS LIST for GET WIRED! Courses to ensure you have the correct textbooks/course materials.
Minimum Points and Hours:
- Standard Tuition Fee: $349
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.
This course is included in the WECA Electrician Trainee Certificate Path.
View the path and your options at the link.
** You must be paying by credit card to sign-up online.
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