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Electrical Training Center
65 Elm St
Copiague, NY 11726

 

Phone: 631 226-8021

 

Email: info@electricaltrainingcenter.edu


 

 

 

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Basic Designing and Installing Solar Photovoltaic Systems - 46 Hours

 Total Cost of Course: $1,150.00

     

(NABCEP Certified)

This course will explain the mysteries of installing Solar Photovoltaic Systems and will cover topics including Solar and PV Basics, How to Design PV Systems, National Electrical Code Requirements, How to Run Your PV Business, Understanding all Rebate Programs.  This course meets the NYSERDA requirements of the Relevant Education and Training Component of PON 1050, PV Center Program. This course will offer NABCEP entry level certificate of knowledge.  Students will take the NABCEP PV Entry Level Certificate of Knowledge Exam.
Topics Include:
1.    Introductory to Photovoltaic
2.    Design Photovoltaic Systems
3.    Photovoltaic Safety & Building Codes
4.    Installing Photovoltaic Systems
5.    The Business of Photovoltaic

Graduates will receive a Certificate.

Basic Programmable Logic Controllers - 60 Hours

Tuition: Call

 

This class is an introductory level course to Programmable Logic Controllers. The student will learn technology, order of operation, safety with Programmable Logic Controllers, troubleshooting, and how to wire Programmable Logic Controllers. The course is both lecture and hands-on.
Topics include:
1.    Understanding PLC
2.    PLC Hardware & Wiring
3.    Consideration
4.    Basic PLC Programming
5.    PLC Communication, Maintenance & Troubleshooting
Graduates will receive a Certificate.

Basic Voice (telephone) and Data Cable Installation - 42 Hours
Tuition: Call

This course is comprised of a lecture and practical format. Beginning with the theory and all required components, the student will then go on to construct and complete

several hands-on projects.

Topics will include:

  •     Basic concepts of voice and data cable installation
  •     Common components
  •     Color Coding
  •     Wire and Wiring Techniques/Splicing
  •     Jack installations/Terminations
  •     Practical Wiring
  •     Wiring methods and procedures
  •     Testing
  •     Troubleshooting
  •     Basic Code

Common Requirements

Commercial WIRING - 48 HOURS

Tuition: Call
The student will learn the essential requirements as set forth in the NEC for commercial installation.

Some key topics to be covered are:

  •     General Commercial Wiring Information  
  •     Electric Loads  
  •     Types of Commercial Material
  •     Motors and Appliance Circuits  
  •     Feeders  
  •     Panel Boards and Service Equipment
  •     Commercial Luminaires  
  •     Emergency Power Systems
  •     Cooling Systems

Conduit Bending - 42 Hours

 

Conduit Bending - 42 Hours
Tuition:
Call

 

Students learn the different types of benders and how they work; students are introduced to other types of benders and given demonstrations on the different procedures in using them. Further, the student will learn the code pertaining to the projects and will learn how to make perfect bends.

Prerequisite: None                                                                 Graduates will receive a Certificate.

Electrical Estimating - 60 hours

Total Hours: 60         Tuition:  Call

Who should take the Electrical Estimating Course?

The apprentice (helper) and electrician that need an understanding of estimating so as to gain a perspective of the value of their work.
The electrical contractor that must know how to estimate to determine the job's selling price and for proper job management. What this primary course will give the student is both estimating and the bid process. This course will explain how to determine material cost, labor cost, the proper application of direct cost, overhead & profit.

 

A LAPTOP IS NECESSARY FOR THIS COURSE

See “Course Descriptions” for information about the curriculum taught.
Classes Meet Mondays & Wednesdays 6pm - 10pm

 

Advance Registration recommended; deposit required for enrollment.  Please contact our office at 631-226-8021 to enroll, or submit the inquiry form below and Administration will contact you within the next business day with enrollment details.

Electrical Systems Containing Automatic Transfer Service - 40 Hours



Electrical Systems Containing Automatic Transfer Service - 40 Hours
Tuition: Call

Students learn about the absolute criticality of maintaining power in modern industries, businesses, transportation systems and health facilities and the need for the use of ATS. They learn how to transfer the power, usually to an emergency standby generating system, in the event of failure of the main means of supply.

Graduates will receive a Certificate.

Foreman Training Program - 42 Hours

Tuition: Call

This course is designed for the individual who wants to learn the responsibility of a Foreman and what characteristics make a good foreman.

Topics that will be covered:

  •     Foreman’s Responsibility
  •     People Skills
  •     Manpower
  •     Material
  •     Safety
  •     Plan and Review

Gas & Oil Burner Control Wiring - 45 Hours

 

 

Total Hours: 45         Tuition:  Call


Starting at the introductory level with a discussion of boiler components, language and keys operation criteria and moving forward to the different thermostat wiring, how to service, repair control wiring on gas and oil burners.
Topics include:
1.    Electrical Circuitry
2.    General Information – Boiler, Furnace
3.    Practical Wiring
4.    Troubleshooting

Graduates will receive a Certificate.

 

General Maintenance – 54 Hours



General Maintenance – 54 Hours
Tuition: Call

In this basic course, students learns to change electrical devices, ballasts and troubleshoot open circuits.  Students learn how to size duct work and the basic maintenance for air conditioning, carpentry and plumbing.
Topics include:
1.    Carpentry
2.    Electrical
3.    HVAC
4.    Plumbing

Graduates will receive a Certificate.


Wiring 1 and 2 Family Dwellings - 48 Hours

 

Wiring 1 and 2 Family Dwellings - 48 Hours
Tuition: Call


Students are taught the code for one and two family dwellings and the proper way to wire the areas of the dwelling.

Graduates will receive a Certificate.


Understanding the NEC - 45 Hours



Understanding the NEC - 45 Hours
Tuition: Call


This course will study, in-depth, the interpretation of the current NEC as practiced by Electrical Contractors. Students will learn LIPA requirements and the NYS RESIDENTIAL CODE.
Topics include:
1.    Box Fill
2.    Branch Circuits
3.    Definitions and Requirements for Electrical Installations
4.    General Information and Calculations
5.    Grounding
6.    Introduction to the National Electrical Code
7.    Motors
8.    Service/Over-current Protection
9.    Wiring Methods

Graduates will receive a Certificate.



Understanding Electrical Metering Testing - 15 hours



Understanding Electrical Metering Testing - 15 Hours
Tuition: Call

This course will cover how to use electrical meter test tools on high and low voltage electrical equipment.

Topics Covered:

 

 

  • Electrical Test Equipment: (types available, how the equipment works)
  • Standards of electrical test equipment
  • Selecting the right test equipment for the job
  • How to measure voltage
  • How to measure current & resistance
  • How to safely verify circuits de-energized
  • Finding hidden power problems that may adversely affect testing equipment
  • Finding and recommending energy saving opportunities.
  • Safety, Maintenance, Troubleshooting

Graduates will receive a Certificate.



Techniques of the Trade - 30 Hours



Techniques of the Trade - 30 Hours
Tuition: Call

 

In this course students are taught the correct method of setting up a pulling basket and utilizing the proper procedures pertaining to wire pulling machines.  Further, they perform crimping utilizing a hi-press, measuring and knocking out with a hydraulic set, bugging conductors and meggering conductors and motors.

Graduates will receive a Certificate.



National Electric Code - 80 Hours

 

National Electric Code - 80 Hours
Tuition: Call

Students learn the latest NEC changes in general requirements, grounding and bonding, wiring methods, equipment for general use, special occupancies, special equipment and special conditions/communication.


Graduates will receive a Certificate.

Motor and Motor Controls - 42 Hours

 

Motor and Motor Control - 42 Hours
Tuition: Call

 

Students learn the parts of a motor control and what their function is to the system. In addition, they will wire a start/stop station, multiple start/stop stations and a float switch.

Graduates will receive a Certificate.



Introduction Trade Electricity 2 - 45 Hours



Introduction Trade Electricity 2 - 45 Hours
Tuition: Call

 

In the second part, students continue learning the basics of electricity.  In this course they learn about conductors, more basic wiring, additional code and are introduced to reading blueprints for a residence.
Prerequisite:  Introduction Trade Electricity 1

Graduates will receive a Certificate.


Introduction Trade Electricity 1 - 45 Hours

 

Introduction Trade Electricity 1 - 45 Hours
Tuition: Call


Students learn the basic rules of electricity.  In this program they are taught the safety, become familiar with the electricians tools and materials used in their field, they learn basic wiring, OHMS law and how to troubleshoot short circuits/grounded circuits and open circuits. 

Graduates will receive a Certificate.

Installation of Multiganged Meter Equipment - 40 Hours



Installation of Multiganged Meter Equipment - 40 Hours
Tuition: Call

 

Students learn how to install wire, cable, connecting devices, and testing for wire systems to be used as signal pathways for voice and high-speed data transmission.

Graduates will receive a Certificate.



Electrical Theory - 24 Hours
Tuition: Call

Students will study in depth AC and DC Theory. Topics covered will also include Ohms Law, Series Circuits, Parallel Circuits, Impedance, Transformers and Magnetism

Graduates will receive a Certificate.

NABCEP Certified Installer Exam Preparation - 20 Hours

Since 2003, the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) has been awarding professional credentials to renewable energy installers. NABCEP's rigorous competency standards for certification send a clear message to consumers, financiers and public officials that the Industry stresses high quality, safe and ethical business practice and workmanship standards. This course will help you prepare for the exam.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN TAKING THE NABCEP CERTIFIED INSTALLER EXAM, YOU MUST REGISTER WITH NABCEP BEFORE THEIR DEADLINE. Click "Read More" for upcoming NABCEP application deadlines.

 

Course Requirements: The student must have completed two solar photovoltaic installations and have a basic knowledge of the National Electrical Code.

 

Student Supplies: Required for the first class Calculator (CASIO fx-260), 2008 National Electrical Code, a note pad, download NABCEP “Job Task Analysis” and NABCEP “Study Guide for Photovoltaic System Installers” at NABCEP.org (use search box).

Math for Electricians & Other Trades

Tuition:  Call

You can never really be a Master Electrician, or master of any trade without an understanding of math. You may meet the minimum requirements, to obtain your Master Electrician or trade License, without too much math, but you can be much more than the minimum with math.

In today’s competitive environment, your customers demand the highest skills at an acceptable price. Your ability to meet the desires of your customers will determine how successful you are in your business.

Trade Math will prepare you to perform advanced electrical or other trade calculations efficiently accurately and with confidence. This course will help you learn math from a whole new perspective.

Topics include:

  •     New methods of operations of fractions
  •     Converting decimals to fractions and fractions to decimals
  •     Proportions.
  •     Measurement conversions.
  •     Powers and roots.
  •     Converting roots to powers and powers to roots
  •     Area and perimeter formulas.
  •     Cartesian Co-ordinate System.
  •     Pythagorean Theorem.
  •     Slope (roof pitch)
  •     Trigonometric formulas.
  •     The Law of Sines
  •     The Law Of Cosines
  •     Unit Circle.
  •     Equation of a circle.
  •     Arc Length formula.
  •     Radian measure.
  •     Relationship of the unit circle to the Pythagorean formula and trigonometry.
  •     Relationship of the unit circle to the sine wave and AC theory.
  •     Graphing
  •     Harmonic equations.

Calculator Math

Eligibility for individual seminars, stand-alone courses and courses offered from within a 300 hour or more program, will be ascertained through a personal interview questionnaire provided by an Admissions Representative or the Director. Applicants must be 18 years or older and have the necessary experience in the field determined by each individual course and/or a high school diploma, GED/TASC or passing an entrance exam. Contact Admissions for specific course requirements. 

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