At a Glance:

Advisors:
Floyd: Scott Carter

Scott Carter, Program Director & Instructor of Industrial Electrical Controls
Office: C103a
Phone: 706-295-6180
Email:
Campus: Floyd County Campus
Department: Industrial Technologies

Credentials

Diploma, Georgia Northwestern Technical College

Commercial Wiring (CW31)

Offered at the Following Campus

  • Floyd County Campus

Program Overview

The Commercial Wiring Technical Certificate of Credit provides instruction in the knowledge and skills necessary to perform wiring functions in a commercial setting. Topics include safety practices, blueprint and schematic reading and interpretation, and wiring procedures and practices.

Course Overview

Credit Hours
Required Courses (18 hours)
Introduces electrical symbols and their use in construction blueprints, electrical schematics, and diagrams. Topics include: electrical symbols, component identification, print reading and scales and measurement.
Provides an in-depth study of the health and safety practices required for maintenance of industrial, commercial, and home electrically operated equipment. Topics include: introduction to OSHA regulations; safety tools, equipment, and procedures; and first aid and cariopulmonary resuscitation.
5
This course introduces commercial wiring practices and procedures. Topics include industrial safety procedures, the National Electrical Code, and commercial load calculations.
3
This course is a continuation of the study in commercial wiring practices and procedures. Topics include transformer connections, an introduction to low voltage systems, conduit design and installation practices, and system design concepts.
Choose one of the following: (3 hours)
3
This course introduces direct current (DC) concepts and applications. Topics include: electrical principles and laws; batteries; DC test equipment; Series, parallel, and simple combination circuits; and laboratory procedures and safety practices.
IDFC
1011
3
Introduces direct current (DC) concepts and applications. Topics include: electrical pinciples and laws; batteries; DC test equipment; series, parallel, and simple combination circuits; and laboratory procedures and safety practices.
Choose one of the following: (3 hours)
3
This course introduces alternating current concepts, theory, and application of varying sine wave voltages and current, and the physical characteristics and applications of solid state devices. Topics include, but are not limited to, electrical laws and principles, magnetism, inductance and capacitance.
Introduces the theory and application of varying sine wave voltages and current. Topics include: magnetism, AC wave generation, AC test equipment, inductance, capacitance, and basic transformers.
3
Introduces the theory and application of varying sine wave voltages and current. Topics include: magnetism, AC wave generation, AC test equipment, inductance, capacitance, and basic transformers.