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Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician

TPC Training, In Orlando (+65 locations)
Length
2 days
Price
1,195 - 1,495 USD
Next course start
17 June, 2024 (+66 start dates)
Delivery
Classroom, Virtual Classroom
Length
2 days
Price
1,195 - 1,495 USD
Next course start
17 June, 2024 (+66 start dates)
Delivery
Classroom, Virtual Classroom
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Course description

Basic Electricity for the Non Electrician Classroom Training

This Basic Electricity for the Non Electrician training course aims to provide students with a foundation of basic electrical knowledge. The program includes interactive and hands-on skills improvement and will give students an insight in how to reduce equipment downtime, enhance overall efficiency and safety, and resolve issues students may not have been able to solve on their own.

This course can also be adopted as part of a company’s regular Qualified Electrical Worker program.

Would you like to take this class from home or your worksite? TPC Training offers this course as a Virtual Instructor-Led. A Virtual Instructor-Led is a course format that allows you to interact with a live instructor.

Upcoming start dates

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17 June, 2024

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  • Allentown

17 June, 2024

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  • Austin

17 June, 2024

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  • Flint

17 June, 2024

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  • Philadelphia

17 June, 2024

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  • Raleigh

24 June, 2024

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24 June, 2024

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  • Columbus

24 June, 2024

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  • Greenville

24 June, 2024

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  • Naperville

24 June, 2024

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  • Online

8 July, 2024

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  • Atlanta

8 July, 2024

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  • Green Bay

8 July, 2024

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  • Long Island

8 July, 2024

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  • Manchester

15 July, 2024

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  • Des Moines

15 July, 2024

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  • Nashville

15 July, 2024

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  • Orlando

15 July, 2024

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  • Sacramento

15 July, 2024

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  • Online

22 July, 2024

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  • Ann Arbor

22 July, 2024

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  • Burbank

22 July, 2024

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  • Elk Grove Village

22 July, 2024

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  • Houston

29 July, 2024

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  • Albuquerque

29 July, 2024

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  • Pittsburgh

29 July, 2024

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  • San Diego

29 July, 2024

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  • Spokane

29 July, 2024

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5 August, 2024

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  • Grand Rapids

5 August, 2024

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  • Minneapolis

5 August, 2024

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  • Modesto

12 August, 2024

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12 August, 2024

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  • El Paso

12 August, 2024

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  • Indianapolis

12 August, 2024

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  • Portland

19 August, 2024

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  • Rochester

19 August, 2024

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  • San Antonio

19 August, 2024

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  • San Jose

26 August, 2024

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  • Louisville

26 August, 2024

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  • Orange County

26 August, 2024

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  • Richmond

3 September, 2024

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  • Kansas City

3 September, 2024

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  • Newark

3 September, 2024

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  • Seattle

9 September, 2024

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  • Cleveland

9 September, 2024

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  • Harrisburg

9 September, 2024

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  • Washington

16 September, 2024

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  • Albany

16 September, 2024

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16 September, 2024

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  • Bakersfield

16 September, 2024

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  • Honolulu

16 September, 2024

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23 September, 2024

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23 September, 2024

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  • Denver

23 September, 2024

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30 September, 2024

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30 September, 2024

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30 September, 2024

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7 October, 2024

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7 October, 2024

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7 October, 2024

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  • St. Louis

15 October, 2024

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15 October, 2024

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  • Tampa

21 October, 2024

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  • Buffalo

21 October, 2024

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  • Columbus

21 October, 2024

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  • Oakland

Who should attend?

This training course is aimed at maintenance technicians and other non-electrical personnel working in industrial plants and commercial buildings. It is additionally suitable as a refresher course for experienced electricians and engineers.

Training content

The content of this training course is structured as follows:

Day 1: Understanding Industrial Electricity

  • Electrical Fundamentals
    • Production & Distribution of Electricity
    • DC and AC in Plants and Facilities – Hands-on Exercise
    • Voltage, Current and Resistance; Ohm’s Law
    • Basic Electrical Circuits: Series/Parallel - Hands-on Exercise
    • Power: Types & Control
    • Single-phase and Three-phase Systems
    • Workplace Electrical Safety
  • Electrical Test Equipment
    • Multimeters – Hands-on Exercise
    • Voltage Testers
  • Verifying a Circuit De-energized – Hands-on Exercises
    • 3 Modes of Failure: Opens, Shorts & Ground Faults
    • Clamp-on Ammeter, Megohmmeters & Others
  • Understanding Your Building Electrical System
    • Reading Electrical Single-Line Diagrams
    • Major Components
    • The Electrical Service
    • Main Distribution Centers
    • Transformers
    • Switchgear and Circuit Breakers
    • Overcurrent Protective Devices
    • Feeders
    • Disconnects
    • Motors – Hands-on Exercises
    • Panelboards and Branch Circuits
    • Lighting Circuits
    • Electrical Floor Plans & Facility Wiring

Day 2: Working with Industrial Electricity

  • NFPA 70E® Electrical Safety
    • Hazards & Dangers of Electricity
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Lockout/Tagout (LOTO)
    • Developing Safe Work Practices
  • The National Electrical Code®
    • Purpose, Overview & Definitions
    • Installation Requirements
    • “Qualified Electrical Workers”
  • Wire Selection
    • Conductor Types & Materials
    • Wire Size and Wire Insulation
  • Installing Wire (Conductors)
    • Raceways & Cable Trays
    • Conduits
    • Fittings and Boxes
  • Wiring Equipment – Hands-on Exercises
    • Wire Nuts, Terminals and Crimpers
    • Switches and Receptacles
    • Fluorescent Ballasts
    • Motors
    • Temporary Wiring
  • Basic Troubleshooting Techniques
    • Branch Circuit Problems
    • Control Circuit Troubleshooting
    • Checking and Replacing Fuses
  • Electrical Maintenance Activities
    • Performing Checks as part of an Assured Equipment Grounding Program
    • Use and Operation of GFCI’s
    • Types of Electrical Maintenance
    • Special Precautions

Reviews

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5/5
Anonymous
11 Oct 2023
In-person Class Review

Phenomenal job teaching and keeping all of us engaged. He mixed the presentation with hands-on experience very well. It was just a great time all together. Would highly recommen...

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5/5
Anonymous
03 Oct 2023
In-person Class Review

James is a wonderful teacher and extremely knowledgeable. I feel much more confident in my ability to perform at work and would love to take further classes with him.

5/5
Teresa O.
27 Oct 2020
Helpful instructor

I enjoyed being able to interact with the instructor when I was confused or needed clarity on a topic.

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