Courses of Study: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources

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Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Residential Wiring
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1.) Demonstrate safety procedures as recognized by governing agencies and approved industry standards when testing and replacing components or installing wiring in residential applications.

Examples: lockout, tagout

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Residential Wiring
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2.) Identify electrical hazards and how to avoid and minimize them in the residential construction environment.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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3.) Explain the purpose of grounding systems in residential wiring applications.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Residential Wiring
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4.) Distinguish between ground faults and short circuits in residential wiring applications.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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5.) Describe the difference between system grounding and equipment grounding related to residential wiring.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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6.) Demonstrate the installation of various grounding devices related to residential wiring.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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7.) Demonstrate the process of conduit bending according to specifications using hand and power equipment.

•  Computing angles for conduit bends and offsets
•  Demonstrating procedures for correcting and modifying existing conduit and electrical metallic tubing (EMT) bends
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Residential Wiring
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8.) Calculate type and size of electrical boxes based on application, number, and size of conductors using the NEC codebook.

•  Demonstrating the ability to locate and install electrical boxes according to the NEC codebook
•  Explaining the NEC requirements for supporting lighting fixtures
•  Demonstrating the ability to install lighting fixtures according to specifications
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Residential Wiring
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9.) Select the correct size and type of conductors for residential wiring applications and NEC code.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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10.) Demonstrate different methods for installing common conductors used in residential wiring.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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11.) Produce quality conductor terminations.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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12.) Demonstrate the procedure for installing lugs and connectors onto conductors.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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13.) Explain the importance of using correct bolt torque when working with busbars.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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14.) Demonstrate correct conductor splicing and crimping.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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15.) Install main disconnects, switches, panel boards, and over-current protection.

•  Describing various types of residential electrical service installations
•  Calculating circuit loads for installation of electrical services
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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16.) Identify devices used for over-current protection.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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17.) Describe the operation of circuit breakers and fuses.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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18.) Use a specific plan to complete a wiring project for residential applications.