NCCER Elc. L1/M1 MIX

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NCCER Elc. L1/M1 MIX

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  1. Objectives

    Slide 2 - Objectives

    • When trainees have completed this session, they should be able to do the following:
    • 1. Describe the apprenticeship/training process for electricians.
    • 2. Describe various career paths/opportunities one might follow in the electrical trade.
    • 3. Define the various sectors of the electrical industry.
    • 4. State the tasks typically performed by an electrician.
    • 5. Explain the responsibilities and aptitudes of an electrician.
    • This is a knowledge-based module; there are no Performance Tasks.
    • Orientation to the Electrical Trade 26101-14
  2. 1.0.0 – 1.1.0

    Slide 3 - 1.0.0 – 1.1.0

    • Orientation to the Electrical Trade 26101-14
    • Residential Wiring
  3. 1.2.0

    Slide 4 - 1.2.0

    • Orientation to the Electrical Trade 26101-14
    • Commercial Wiring
  4. 1.3.0

    Slide 5 - 1.3.0

    • Orientation to the Electrical Trade 26101-14
    • Industrial Wiring
  5. 1.1.0

    Slide 6 - 1.1.0

    • Components of a residential electrical system include an electrical supply, electrical service, nonmetallic-sheathed cable, nail-on boxes, panelboards, and fixtures.
    • Orientation to the Electrical Trade 26101-14
  6. 1.2.0

    Slide 7 - 1.2.0

    • One major exception, however, is that in commercial and industrial electrical installations, conductors are typically installed in metal raceways, requiring the installing electricians to be skilled in conduit bending.
    • Orientation to the Electrical Trade 26101-14
  7. 1.2.0

    Slide 8 - 1.2.0

    • A well-trained electrician has the ability to install a metal raceway system with little or no waste in conduit.
    • Orientation to the Electrical Trade 26101-14
  8. 1.3.0

    Slide 9 - 1.3.0

    • Conduit systems in volatile environments must be sealed to outside vapors and gases, and any potential sparking or arcing device must be enclosed within a special enclosure…
    • Orientation to the Electrical Trade 26101-14
  9. 1.3.0

    Slide 10 - 1.3.0

    • Industrial electricians are generally split into two groups: installers and maintenance personnel.
    • Orientation to the Electrical Trade 26101-14
  10. 2.0.0 – 2.2.0

    Slide 11 - 2.0.0 – 2.2.0

    • Orientation to the Electrical Trade 26101-14
    • Career Opportunities in the Electrical Field
    • • Skilled electricians are in high demand to install, maintain, and troubleshoot electrical systems and equipment.
    • • On-the-job learning (OJL) provides an opportunity to earn as you learn.
    • • Many trainees begin by installing residential wiring.
  11. 2.2.0

    Slide 12 - 2.2.0

    • Electricians may be hired as individual contractors who are responsible for filing their own taxes and providing their own insurance, as well as providing their own equipment.
    • Orientation to the Electrical Trade 26101-14
  12. 2.3.0

    Slide 13 - 2.3.0

    • Orientation to the Electrical Trade 26101-14
    • Commercial Electrician
    • • Commercial electricians install wiring in apartment buildings, stores, offices, service stations, and hospitals.
    • • Commercial buildings are typically metal-frame construction.
  13. 2.3.0

    Slide 14 - 2.3.0

    • Employers of commercial electricians are generally electrical contractors who work as subcontractors for a general contractor.
    • Orientation to the Electrical Trade 26101-14
  14. 2.4.0

    Slide 15 - 2.4.0

    • Orientation to the Electrical Trade 26101-14
    • Industrial Electrician
    • • Industrial electricians may require additional training in three-phase power, motors, motor control systems, and instrumentation.
    • • Industrial electricians may also work in hazardous locations.
  15. 2.5.0

    Slide 16 - 2.5.0

    • Orientation to the Electrical Trade 26101-14
    • Electrical Maintenance Technician
    • • Electrical maintenance technicians are typically employed by large facilities to service the electrical and instrumentation systems.
    • • Electrical maintenance personnel service and repair equipment such as magnetic motor starters.
  16. 3.0.0

    Slide 17 - 3.0.0

    • Orientation to the Electrical Trade 26101-14
    • Your Training Program
    • • On the Job Training (OJL)
    • • NCCER training is purely a competency-based program, and requires 144 hours of class room instruction and 2000 hours of OJL each year.
    • • A record of each trainee’s progress is maintained in a National Registry.
  17. 3.1.3

    Slide 18 - 3.1.3

    • Licensing requirements vary from state to state, and may also vary by municipality. Contact your local building department for the requirements in your area.
    • For DC see dcra.dc.gov
    • For VA see dpor.virginia.gov
    • For MD see dllr.state.md.us
    • Orientation to the Electrical Trade 26101-14
  18. 4.0.0 – 5.0.0

    Slide 19 - 4.0.0 – 5.0.0

    • Orientation to the Electrical Trade 26101-14
    • Employee/Employer Responsibilities
    • • Professionals are honest and dependable. They take responsibility for their mistakes and are willing to learn from them.
    • • Employers must provide and maintain a safe workplace.
  19. 4.5.0

    Slide 20 - 4.5.0

    • Once an assignment is received and the procedure and safety guidelines are fully understood, you should assume the responsibility for that task without further reminders.
    • Orientation to the Electrical Trade 26101-14
  20. 6.0.0

    Slide 21 - 6.0.0

    • Orientation to the Electrical Trade 26101-14
    • Safety
    • Employees must follow all rules for working procedures/practices, report any unsafe equipment and conditions, and wear all appropriate PPE.
  21. 6.0.0

    Slide 22 - 6.0.0

    • Another standard you should become familiar with is NFPA 70E, Standard for electrical safety in the workplace. This standard covers work practices that must be applied when working on or near exposed parts.
    • Orientation to the Electrical Trade 26101-14
  22. Wrap Up

    Slide 23 - Wrap Up

    • 3-2-1
    • 3 – Write 3 important things learned during class
    • 2 – Write 2 questions you have about the material
    • 1 – Write 1 thought you had about the material
    • Orientation to the Electrical Trade 26101-14
  23. Next Session…

    Slide 24 - Next Session…

    • MODULE EXAM
    • Review the complete module to prepare for the module exam. Complete the Module Review as a study aid.
    • Orientation to the Electrical Trade 26101-14