This is the first introductory year to the Registered Electrical Apprenticeship program. This level is an introduction to the Electrical trade in Vermont. Material covered includes electrical theory, safety, hazards on the job, an introduction to conduit bending, an intro to motors, electrical calculations, and a primary focus on residential electrical wiring. Students are introduced to the NFPA 70, which is the safety/design manual that is utilized by electricians in the US.
This is the second year, of four, in the Registered Electrical Apprenticeship program. This year students will study the effects of Alternating and Direct Current electricity in regards to Resistive, Inductive and Capacitive Circuits. Students will learn to calculate voltages and amperages, using basic Trigonometry and Vector Math. Students will learn to determine the proper Electrical Code Rules and Application with regards to Single Phase Transformers.
This is the third– year, of four, in the Registered Electrical Apprenticeship Program. Students will gain an understanding of the 2020 NEC and how to use it relative to Articles 250, 400-800 and Chapter 9 and how they apply to the code. They will learn about Basic Motor Controls and understanding the control logic and how to read, write, and wire basic motor controls.
This is the fourth and final year of the apprenticeship program. This year is based on reviewing the 2020 National Electrical Code (2020 NEC). This year is meant to prep apprentices to the Journeyman Licensure Exam. NEC Articles to be covered this year include the following:
Sarah A. Ballou
Vermont Tech Registered Electrical & Plumbing Apprenticeship Program Coordinator
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