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Electrician Trainees Who Want to Get Started Right Away Can Start Taking GetWired 101 Self-Paced

Thursday, May 16, 2024


Member Contractors: The next round of instructor-led GetWired 101 classes, the first in the path to the WECA Electrician Trainee Program Certificate, start up in July.

Have trainees who want to get started sooner?

GetWired 101 Self-Paced is an entirely online, self-paced version of our instructor-led GetWired 101 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

Total class hours available: 40
Standard tuition fee: $319

Encourage them to enroll in GetWired 101 Self-Paced here!