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Texas State Technical College Harlingen NCCER Electrical Level 1

NCCER Electrical Level 1
NCCER Core and NCCER Electrical

Electricians install electrical systems in structures; they install wiring and other electrical components, such as circuit breakers, panels, switches and light fixtures; and they follow blueprints, the National Electrical Code, and state and local codes.

NCCER Core (73 hours)
The NCCER Core Curriculum is a prerequisite and foundation to all other Level 1 craft curriculum. Its modules cover topics such as Basic Safety, Communication Skills and Instruction to Construction Drawings. Completing this curriculum gives the trainee the basic skills needed to continue education in any craft area he or she chooses.

Basic Electrical Wiring NCCER (113 hours)
Presentation of the theory of residential electric circuits. Topics include load calculations and safety in electrical work, installation of wiring, load protection, ground fault and other devices commonly used in 110-volt household applications.

Safety Component (14 hours)
OSHA General Industry/Construction Safety and Health provides an introduction to specific training techniques involving the safe handling of blood and airborne pathogens, as well as general safety and security on the premises. Addresses the right to know and MSDS. Outlines Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, inspections, penalties and compliance. The trainee will be able to:
•    Demonstrate proficiency in handling critical and safety situations.
•    Explain the importance of performing tasks safely and correctly.
•    Maintain a situation in compliance with OSHA regulations.

Forklift Component (12 hours)
•    Safety awareness, components identification and field driving exercises.
•    Analyzing hydraulic and electrical components, and safety precautions.
•    Discussion of preventative maintenance and basic repairs.
•    Variety of exercises, lifting techniques and additional criteria evaluation such as surface conditions.
•    Successfully demonstrate maneuvering exercises around simulated obstacle course.
 
CPR/AED/First Aid (12 hours)
•    Lifesaving skills of respiratory (choking and near-drowning) and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children and infants. Automated External Defibrillator inclusive. Instruction in first aid for injured and ill persons. Students will discuss and demonstrate assessment and management of injured and/or ill persons as recommended by the certifying agency. Students must meet requirements as specified by the certifying agency. Show proficiency according to current guidelines of the credentialing agency. Lab is required. Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive a certification card.
•    Licensure/Certification Agencies: American Heart Association, American Safety and Health Institute, National Safety Council

Program Information

•    Program total: 224 Hours
•    Tuition: $4,500
•    Materials per student: $500
•    Minimum of six students to make the course.
•    Books, tools and labs included.
•    Certifications: OSHA 10, Forklift, CPR

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