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Electrical Code 1 & Prints 1

Course Code ECME-111
Lecture hours per week 4
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open

This course has been designed to give students the knowledge and skills to work with the following:

Canadian Electrical Code – identify and interpret the general requirements of the CEC;  identify and interpret the CEC requirements for conductor ampacity including free air, above and underground installations, grounding and bonding, wiring methods, class 1 and 2 circuits, receptacles and lighting in residential occupancies, single dwelling and dwelling units, pools, tubs and spas and temporary installations; able to calculate the service requirements for a residential occupancy, single dwelling and row housing.

Prints identify and interpret alpha-numerical lines; use the metric and imperial scales and be able to convert between them; obtain information from architectural, structural and mechanical drawings, specifications, building code and CEC  to complete an electrical installation for a single dwelling; draw and label a panel schematic for a single dwelling; complete a material take-off for a single dwelling.