Basic Electrical Theory


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Principles of electricity as required by HVAC technicians including proper use of test equipment, A/C and D/C circuits, and component theory and operation. Advanced electrical instruction and skill building in installation and servicing of air conditioning and refrigeration equipment including detailed instruction in motors and power distribution, motors, motor controls and application of solid state devices. The student will exhibit knowledge of basic principles of electricity, electrical current, circuitry, and A/C devices; apply Ohm’s law to electrical calculations; perform electrical continuity, voltage and current tests with appropriate meters and demonstrate electrical safety.

Location & Times:

  • 8/24/2020 - 12/10/2020,
  • Mondays & Wednesdays, 1:30pm - 4:00pm, Main Campus, CTC-123B OR
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1:40pm - 3:00pm, Main Campus, CTC123A OR
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1:00pm - 2:45pm, South Campus, STC-203 OR
  • Mondays & Wednesdays, 1:00pm - 2:30pm, South Campus, SCM-112


  • $368


This class is offered through the Center for Workplace Learning as a mirrored course. Students may take the course for non-credit and if they so choose, may transfer the course to credit. A student may transfer up to 9 hours of mirrored course work to the credit side.