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Electrical Fundamentals & Basic Electricity Online Home Study Course


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

Recommended Prerequisite for Electrician Trainees: GET WIRED! 101


Course Path Recommendation
It is recommended that you take this course along with Electrical Circuits Systems and Protection and Alternating Current Motors Generators and Transformers in the following order because it builds on skills developed from the first two courses:
    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. After reviewing all material, students are then tested with a final exam and 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 Electrical Fundamentals & Basic Electricity” textbook, which is loaded with colorful illustrations and graphics.

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 online Exams. 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

System Requirements
Access to a high-speed internet connection such as DSL or cable is required to take this course. A dial-up connection is not adequate. Installation of Adobe Flash Player 8 and up is also required. Cookies must to be enabled on your browser. This course can only be accessed from a personal computer. Support for mobile phones and tablets is not available at this time.



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