Courses of Study

Architecture and Construction, Grade 9 - 12, Basic Wiring, 2009

1.) Demonstrate use of safety procedures as recognized by governing agencies and approved industry standards when testing and replacing components or installing wiring.

Examples: lockout, tagout

2.) Demonstrate how to avoid and minimize electrical hazards in the workplace.

3.) Explain career and educational opportunities related to the electrical technology industry.

4.) Use mathematical formulas to determine conduit and electrical metallic tubing (EMT) bends.

5.) Perform bending of EMT and conduit used in basic wiring applications according to specifications.

Examples: offsets, stub-ups, saddle bends

6.) Prepare conduit for installation, including inspecting, cutting, and reaming.

7.) Install fasteners, anchors, and hardware according to specifications.

8.) Demonstrate installation procedures for electrical boxes, fittings, and raceways used in basic wiring.

9.) State functions of electrical switches and disconnects commonly used in wiring applications.

10.) State functions of receptacles commonly used in basic wiring applications.

11.) State functions of limiting devices commonly used in wiring applications.

12.) Demonstrate the use of conductors and cables in wiring applications.

13.) Select materials to complete a specified wiring project.

•  Constructing a wiring project to specification
14.) Create written drawings of a project wiring scheme.

15.) Estimate material costs for wiring applications based on wiring drawings.

16.) Identify electric motors by construction and frame type.

17.) Describe the operating characteristics of direct current (DC) shunt, series, and compound motors.

18.) Describe dual-voltage motors and their applications.

19.) Explain relationships among motor voltage, system voltage, speed, and frequency.

20.) Demonstrate how to change the polarity of alternating current (AC) and DC motors.