Mar 21, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog
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APR 226 - Electrical Grounding/Bonding and Blueprint Reading

5 Credit(s)

Designed for Oregon state-recognized apprentices employed in a trade or industry-related occupation. This course is the second term of the third year of general journeyman inside wire electrician Apprenticeship related training. General topics include safety/electrical safety, electrical theory, electrical math, grounding and bonding fundamentals, blueprint reading and sketching, and basic electrical design.

Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
1. Understand how to interpret electrical prints and specifications
2. Understand basic blueprint reading concepts
3. Demonstrate a working knowledge of Construction Specifications and documentation
4. Demonstrate a base knowledge of electrical safety
5. Perform load calculations for residential and multi-family, commercial and industrial electrical projects
6. Perform ground and phase fault calculations as well as power calculations for various types of electrical loads
7. Understand the NEC code requirements for grounding and bonding
8. Effectively use common electrical calculations to solve for wiring requirements
9. Demonstrate a knowledge of electrical theory including; atomic theory, electron principles, magnetism, generators, A/C and D/C theory, resistance, Ohm’s law, series and parallel circuits, voltage and amperage
10. Demonstrate a base understanding of the Grounding and Bonding Principles
11. Demonstrate a working knowledge of the National Electrical Code

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