Introduction to the Electrical Trade - Revised
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People depend on professional electricians for their electrical repair, maintenance, and installation needs. This course will introduce you to the electrical trade principles and the types of electrical skills required by a professional to be able to work on residential, commercial, and industrial projects. You will first study the basics of the electrical wiring system such as electrical charge, current, circuits, voltage, and resistance. The course will then cover Ohm's law and Kirchhoff's laws for current voltage.
Next, the course will cover the hazards of working with electricity and outline the safety procedures and standards that need to be in place in any job site as specified by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration(OSHA). You will study the effects of an electric shock, the lockout tagout procedures and when they should be used, and the safety rules when working with ladders, overhead equipment, tools, and hazardous materials.
Modern electrical applications were developed by Thomas Edison, Nikolas Tesla, and Alessandro Volta, to name a few. Like you, they put their mind on studying about electricity and its uses. With this knowledge, you can become a valuable member of the workforce with a profitable career. This free online course in the electrical trade is designed to help you do just that. So, have a look at the course today, and give your professional development a solid boost.Start Course Now
Module 1: The Electrical Trade
The Electrical Trade: Learning Outcomes
The Electrical Trade
Career Opportunities in the Electrical Trade
The Electrical Trade: Lesson Summary
Module 2: Electrical Safety
Electrical Safety: Learning Outcomes
Electrical Safety and Electric Shock
Practicing Safety Measures
Other Workplace Hazards and Precautionary Steps
Basic Tool Safety
Working in Confined Spaces
Handling Hazardous Materials
Safeguarding Against Falls
Electrical Safety: Lesson Summary
Module 3: Electrical Circuits
Electrical Circuits: Learning Outcomes
Electrical Circuits - Other Terminologies
Electrical Circuits: Lesson Summary
Module 4: Electrical Theory
Electrical Theory: Learning Outcomes
Introduction to Electrical Theory
Electrical Theory: Lesson Summary
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
- Discuss the basics of the electrical wiring system in the various sectors.
- Identify the job requirements in the electrical trade.
- State the effects of an electric shock.
- List the safety standards and requirements specified by OSHA.
- Explain what is meant by the lockout / tagout rule and when it should be used.
- Identify the safety rules when working with ladders, overhead equipment, tools, hazardous materials.
- Describe electrical power, charge, and current.
- Define Ohm's law.
- State Kirchhoff's laws for current voltage.
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