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Introduction to Electrical Wiring Systems - Revised

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Learn about the electrical wiring system including raceways and device boxes.
  • Duration

    1-2 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • Responsive

  • Publisher

    US AID




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In this online course, Introduction to Electrical Wiring Systems, you will focus on what constitutes an electrical wiring system. The course explains the installation procedures and storage techniques for electrical wiring components such as device boxes and the different types of device boxes.

You will learn about hand bending and the process behind the act of hand bending including the geometry required to make a 90-degree bend. This course will teach you about raceways and fittings by delving into the different types of metal conduit fittings available to electricians and how to store raceways.

The final module of this course informs you about conductors and cables. You will study the equipment used for installing conductors and the procedure involved in feeding conductors into conduits.

This course will be of great interest to professionals in the areas of construction and electrical engineering. Learners who want to gain a practical knowledge and understanding of the electrical trade would also benefit from the concepts explained in this course.

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After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  • State the uses of electrical device boxes.
  • Discuss the terms associated with device boxes.
  • Apply the steps involved in making a 90-degree bend.
  • Describe the basic procedure involved in using a segment bending device.
  • State the typical fasteners used to attach raceways.
  • Outline the proper methods of storing, handling, and installing raceways.
  • List the terms associated with conductors and electrical cables.
  • Identify the use of fish tapes, wire grips, pull lines, and pulling equipment in installing conductors into conduits.

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Course Reviews

Martin H.
one year ago
Martin H.

i enjoyed this course

Robert A.
one year ago
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Sabrina V.
one year ago
Sabrina V.

this course is pretty challenging,

Cynthia S.
2 years ago
Cynthia S.

Thumbs up!

Kevin P.
2 years ago
Kevin P.

The course is great!

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