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Electrical Fundamentals & Basic Electricity


Electrical Fundamentals & Basic Electricity Online Home Study Course (8 hour course)

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Course Path Recommendation
This is part 1 in a series of 3 online courses that cover Electrical Theory. In this series, topics are introduced in an order that builds on the skills you’ve developed throughout the program and it’s recommended to complete the courses in the following order:

    1. Electrical Fundamentals and Basic Electricity
    2. Electrical Circuits Systems and Protection
    3. Alternating Current Motors Generators and Transformers

Save time and money in commuting costs! Sign up for the “Electrical Fundamentals & Basic Electricity Home Study” course. No matter where you live you can take this course from the comfort of your own home or office.

This course is available in an interactive online format that allows students to test their knowledge immediately by answering page level questions. Students must pass with an average of 75% or better in order to receive credit.

This 8-hour course is based on Mike Holt’s “Illustrated Guide to Basic Electrical Theory” textbook. This course includes examples, authors comments, and hundreds of detailed full-color graphics that support difficult concepts, facilitate understanding, and help apply those concepts to real-world situations.

Electrical Fundamentals & Basic Electricity teaches students everything they need to know about how electricity behaves. Starting from the basic scientific principles, it covers the following topics and related skills:
  • Matter
  • Electron Theory
  • Magnetism
  • Electricity
  • Electromagnetism
  • Use of Electromagnetism
  • The Electrical Circuit
  • Electrical Formulas

To receive credit for this course you must:

  • Complete this course within 90 days.
  • Complete the entire course. No partial credit will be given.
  • Attain an overall average grade of at least 75%.

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.

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: 8
  • Standard Tuition Fee: $99 per person
This course is accessible on desktop computers or mobile devices. Google Chrome is the recommended browser. Internet Explorer is not supported.


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