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Introduction to Electrical Wiring Systems

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Introduction to Electrical Wiring Systems
  • Free

  • US AID

  • 1-2 Hours

  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • 50 Pts

  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • Installing electrical wiring is an integral part of an electrician's job. Working with electrical wiring involves working with device boxes, raceways, conductors, and cables. This free online course will introduce the learner to the basics of the electrical wiring system. From explaining the key installation procedures for electrical device boxes and raceways to outlining the correct technique for using hand-benders to bend conduits, this course covers the essential requirements of the job. The course also provides information on metal conduit fittings and some common types of fasteners used to attach raceway supports. Besides this, the course includes a list of commonly used terms associated with electrical wiring. The course will be of great interest to all professionals who would like to learn about the electrical wiring system. It will also be of interest to all learners who are interested in developing a career in the field and learning the practical aspects of the trade. If you are interested in a career in construction, you may find this course of general professional interest. If you always thought you would like to know more about electrical systems, then this might just be the opportunity you have been waiting for to learn more.

  • Having completed this course the learner will be able to:
    - Discuss the various types of electrical device boxes used by electricians;
    - List the basic National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements for installing device boxes;
    - Summarize the process involved in making connections and splicing wires;
    - Explain the technique for using hand-operated conduit benders and segment bending device;
    - Describe how to make a 90-degree conduit bend;
    - Outline the terms associated with raceways and fittings;
    - State the proper methods of storing, handling, and installing raceways;
    - Identify the use of fish tapes, wire grips, pull lines, and pulling equipment in installing conductors into conduits.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

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