Sample Electrical Systems Technician Course Map

This sample course map represents the structured approach used to build the skills needed to be a well prepared 21st century Electrical Systems Technician. This path of Related Training & Instruction (RTI), combined with hands on application, will prepare the apprentice to successfully complete the 3 to 4 years of required On-The-Job (OJT) training. 

Maintenance Fundamentals Courses

101 - Reading Blueprints
102 - Reading Schematics and Symbols
103 - Mathematics in the Plant
104 - Making Measurements
105 - Metals in the Plant
106 - Nonmetals in the Plant
107 - Hand Tools
108 - Portable Power Tools
109.1 - Industrial Safety and Health
110 - Troubleshooting Skills

Electrical Systems Courses

201- Basic Electricity and Electronics
202 - Batteries and DC Circuits
203 - Transformers and AC Circuits
204.1 - Electrical Measuring Instruments
205.1 - Electrical Safety and Protection
206 - DC Equipment and Controls
207 - Single-Phase Motors
208 - Three-Phase Systems
209 - AC Control Equipment
210 - Electrical Troubleshooting
211 - Electrical Safety in the Workplace—
Understanding NFPA 70E®

Mechanical Systems Courses

301 - Basic Mechanics
302 - Lubricants and Lubrication
304 - Bearings
307 - Basic Hydraulics
309 - Basic Pneumatics

Electronics Courses

251 – Semiconductors
252 – Power Supplies
253 – Amplifiers
254 – Oscillators
291 – Digital Logic Systems

Energy Conservation Courses

376 - Energy Conservation Basics
377 - Energy Losses in Buildings
378 - Heating/Cooling System Efficiency
379 - Mechanical Energy Conservation
380 - Electrical Energy Conservation

Industrial Hazard Control Course

151 - Chemical Hazards: OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard

Mechanical Maintenance Applications Courses

341 - Mechanical Drive Maintenance
342 - Mechanical and Fluid Drive Systems
343 - Bearing and Shaft Seal Maintenance
344 - Pump Installation and Maintenance
345 - Maintenance Pipefitting
346 - Tubing & Hose System Maintenance
347 - Valve Maintenance/Piping System Protection

Microprocessors Courses

261 – Introduction to Computers
262 – Input/Output Devices I
266 – How Computers Function-Technician Level
267 – Input/Output Devices II
268 – Maintaining/Troubleshooting Computer Systems

Power Plant Operations Courses

111 – How Power Plants Work
113 – Using Steam in the Power Plant

Programmable Logic Controllers Courses

298 – Programmable Logic Controllers

Rigging & Equipment Installation Courses

318 - Industrial Rigging

Welding Courses

416 - Blueprint Reading for Welders
417 - Welding Principles
418 - Oxyfuel Operations
419 - Arc Welding Operations

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November 8th, 2:00 PM
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November 28th, 2:00 PM
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