ELE 220 - Electrical Code Studies II

Course Description

This course prepares students and/or the working apprentice electrician to take the State of Michigan Electrical Journeyman Examination. Concepts include the most up-to-date version of the National Electric Code as it pertains to special occupancies, special equipment, special conditions and communications systems. Additional emphasis is placed on exam preparation. Group 2 course.

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Required Prerequisites

ELE 210

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Develop knowledge of the Michigan State Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.
  • Identify advanced symbols, formulas, and references used by the National Electrical Code.
  • Prepare for the Michigan State Electrical Examination.
  • Relate the National Electrical Code to real life situations.
  • Discuss connections between the rules presented in the NEC and the real world.
  • Compare job performance and code stipulations.
  • Contrast different approaches to the same job using applicable code references.
Human Dimension:
  • Take responsibility for completing work in a neat and proficient manner.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Commit to the safety and wellbeing of everyone on the job site and the end user.
  • Value the importance of electricity and the electrical field to daily life.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Construct knowledge about the use of logic in electrical studies.
  • Reflect on their ability to use the National Electric Code, the State of Michigan Electrical Administrative Laws and OSHA Construction and Electrical safety rules effectively.