Mar 21, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog
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APR 220 - Electrical Apprenticeship Code and Exam Preparation

2-3 Credit(s)

Designed for Oregon state-recognized apprentices employed in a trade or industry related occupation. This course is designed to instruct students in techniques for interpreting and understanding the National Electrical Code (NEC). Students will participate in practice exams to illustrate the development and layout of the NEC. APR 220 is presented in 2 or 3 credit blocks preparing students for the electrical licensing examination administered by the State of Oregon Building Codes Division.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Perform various code calculations
2. Reference and cite articles in the NEC
3. Interpret NEC articles as they apply to the construction trades
4. Understand legal and safety aspects of electrical installations
5. Identify the uses of various types of equipment as referenced in the NEC
6. Understand the principles and practices used by the various electrical trades
7. Identify and use reference material useful in helping with code interpretation
8. Be aware of test strategies designed to increase the “odds” of attaining a better test score
9. Be prepared to take the code test required by each student’s discipline in order to attain an Oregon Journey Card

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