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2021 Edition: Selected California Laws Affecting Electrical and Low Voltage Contractors
The 2021 edition of WECA’s annual business law publication, Selected California Laws Affecting Electrical and Low Voltage Contractors, is now available for purchase. Answer questions and get clarification on California's labor laws in 2021. WECA California Laws Affecting Electrical and Low Voltage Contractors 2021
 

Topics covered in this publication include:

  • Wage & Hour laws
  • Apprenticeship regulations
  • Prevailing Wage laws
  • Electrician Certification
  • Electric Vehicle Charging
  • And more!
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WECA members receive a complimentary copy of this book at each year's updated release, as a member benefit. Members who would like an eBook in addition to their physical copy can log in and download it from their member dashboards.

 

 


WECA offers a complete Basic Motor Controls curriculum solution for electrical training providers. Basic Motor Controls

The Basic Motor Controls for Electricians - Part 1 Instructor Guide with Additional Resources provides the materials necessary for an instructor to guide students through a classroom course covering:

- The parts and components of a motor circuit
- Manual control, automatic control, and control logic
- Motor control line - ladder diagrams
- Local Start/Stop Station
- Multiple Start/Stop Stations
- Using Selector Switches and Pilot Devices
- Reversing circuits

This Instructor Guide contains visual presentations, lecture and discussion guides, exam keys, and grading guidelines. Purchasers of this book receive access to additional downloadable resources, including multimedia presentations to match the visual presentations in the text, a motor controls lab board setup guide with materials list, and a final exam production file.

Students should purchase the companion guide, “Basic Motor Controls for Electricians - Part 1 Student Workbook,” which includes a course outline, visual presentations of the course material with space for notes, fill-in quizzes for which the instructor has the exam keys, and educational/professional development action plans.


The Basic Motor Controls for Electricians - Part 2 Instructor Guide with Additional Resources provides the materials necessary for an instructor to guide students through a classroom course covering:

- Sequential starting of multiple motors
- Control relays and their common applications
- Timers and timing logic; for example, on delay, off delay, etc.

This Instructor Guide contains visual presentations, lecture and discussion guides, exam keys, and grading guidelines. Purchasers of this book receive access to additional downloadable resources, including multimedia presentations to match the visual presentations in the text, a motor controls lab board setup guide with materials list, and a final exam production file.

Students should purchase the companion guide, “Basic Motor Controls for Electricians - Part 2 Student Workbook,” which includes a course outline, visual presentations of the course material with space for notes, fill-in quizzes for which the instructor has the exam keys, and educational/professional development action plans.
 
 

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Electrical Pre-Apprenticeship and Workforce Development Manual

 
An introduction to the electrical trades, the Electrical Pre-Apprenticeship and Workforce Development Manual primes students for success in an apprenticeship program or for a career as an electrician. This all-inclusive manual focuses not only on basic electrical training but also includes the critical math, reading, safety, and soft skills necessary for success in the workplace. A critical first resource for anyone considering a career in the electrical trades, the Electrical Pre-Apprenticeship and Workforce Development Manual supports the students' learning with interactive assignments, experience-building labs, helpful life skills tips, as well as career profiles of former apprentices that show how achievement in the classroom translates into a more rewarding career.
 
A Trainer Implementation Manual and Instructor Resource CD are also available from Cengage. These materials are available to instructors through Cengage's verified instructor sign-on at cengagebrain.com.
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