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Introduction to Electrical Wiring Systems Course


Introduction to Electrical Wiring Systems
Introduction to Electrical Wiring Systems

Learn more about electrical wiring systems.


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Course Description

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.

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To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to purchase your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

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.

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 238 votes
Course Title: Introduction to Electrical Wiring Systems
Course #: 705
Course Publisher: US AID
Course Category: 85
Content Origin:
Course Description: 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.
License: This course is available from USAID through the Public Domain.
Release Date: 3rd March 2014
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 1-2 Hours
Video/Audio: None
Audio Only: None
Animation: None
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level:
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Steven Rodriguez
    Steven Rodriguez United States of America Good intro for electrical workers 2017-02-06 20:02:14
  • Lee Cheetham
    Lee Cheetham United Kingdom INFORMATIVE AND VERY WELL STRUCTURED 2017-01-30 19:01:05
  • Lee Cheetham
    Lee Cheetham United Kingdom I thought the course was very informative and well structured, I enjoyed it thoroughly. 2017-01-29 19:01:13
  • Mepaiyeda Oyindamola
    Mepaiyeda Oyindamola Nigeria A good course for anybody interested in electrical wiring... Gives you the basic knowledge needed before hands-on experience 2017-01-29 11:01:13
  • Abraham Ojeniran
    Abraham Ojeniran Nigeria It was very great 2016-11-17 15:11:17
  • Eugene Kelly
    Eugene Kelly United States of America Very good course, easy to follow and convenient. A few near miss mistakes on my test, but they allowed me a retest and passed. 2016-10-20 17:10:55
  • Mpho Cassandra Mofokeng
    Mpho Cassandra Mofokeng South Africa It has been very informative. 2016-08-29 16:08:10
  • Harris Lee
    Harris Lee Canada Very good online training program provides easy to follow instruction about electrical basic. I like it very much. 2016-08-28 23:08:43
  • STEVEN COX
    STEVEN COX United States of America Easy to understand and a good refresher course 2016-08-14 18:08:18
  • Richard Miller
    Richard Miller United States of America Very well put together 2016-07-20 06:07:32
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