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

Residential Wiring Technician (RW21)

Offered at the Following Campus

  • Floyd County Campus

Program Overview

The Residential Wiring Technician Technical Certificate of Credit prepares students for employment in the construction industry as qualified residential wiring technicians. Topics include NEC regulations, blueprint reading, principles of direct and alternating current, and residential 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.
4
Introduces residential wiring practices and procedures. Topics include: residential circuits, print reading, National Electrical Code, and wiring materials.
4
Provides additional instruction on wiring practices in accordance with National Electrical Code. Topics include: hand and power tools, branch circuits/feeders, residential single family load calculations, residential multifamily service calculations and installations, and equipment installations.
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.