This Introductory course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of electricity with use of the (NEC) National Electrical Code that pertains to the renewable energy fields. With this class students will learn about the NEC and what you need to know for national codes, learn to properly use a multi-meter, how to perform basic electrical calculations pertaining to watts, volts, current, voltage drop, and resistance, as well as AC/DC theory and wire sizing. As a student you will learn to understand such devices as diodes, rectifiers, and transistors. You will also learn what is required from OSHA with lock out tag out, and other safety procedures.
This course is a prerequisite for Solar Photovoltaic Basic 101.
A test-out option will be available. 30-hour class
M / W 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Class Starts: April 24, 2017
Class Ends: May 24, 2017