Independent Electrical Years 1-4
Safety, math (a new math text has been added that will be used all 3 years), hand tools, power tools, intro to blueprints, basic rigging, hand bending, anchors and supports, introduction to National Electric Code, conductors, services, voltage drop, DC theory, and series/parallel circuits, residential wiring. We will be using a new math text beginning this year. The Apprentice will be expected to retain this text for the entire four years.
AC theory, motors, grounding, conductor installations, cable tray, conductor terminations and splices, electrical services, circuit breakers and fuses, contactors and relays and lighting. The Apprentice is expected to have a NEC manual. Copies will be for sale at N.T.C.
Load calculations, conductor selection and calculations, over current protection, wiring devices, distribution equipment, distribution systems, motor calculations, HVAC systems, and hazardous locations. The Apprentice is expected to have a NEC manual. Copies will be for sale at N.T.C.
Commercial/Industrial lighting, specialty lighting, standby & emergency systems, basic electronic theory, fire alarm systems, advance controls, HVAC controls, welding machines and heat tracing and freeze protection. The Apprentice is expected to have a NEC manual. Copies will be for sale at N.T.C.
Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee Electrical 1-5
Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (JATC) sponsored. For more information contact Michael Iacobelis at (757) 480-2812.
For the convenience of the Apprentice, we are accepting tuition payments at N.T.C. Present your receipt to the Local to receive your books
Sheet Metal 1-4
Sheet Metal 1
Safety, math, hand tools, power tools, intro to blueprints, basic rigging, trade orientation, trade math, tools of the trade, fasteners, metals, principles of layout, sheet metal processes and fabrication: parallel line development. The apprentice shall be expected to purchase drafting instruments. These will be recommended at the first class meeting.
Sheet Metal 2
Trade math, basic piping practices, fabrication: radial line development, bend allowances, blueprints and specifications, duct fabrication standards, the SMACNA Manuals, insulation, gutters and down spouts and roof flashing. Introduction to welding.
Sheet Metal 3
Principles of air flow, associated equipment, principles of refrigeration, fiberglass duct, fabrication: triangulation, and field measuring and fitting. Welding.
SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT Depending on numbers this class will be combined with the second year to accommodate those apprentices needing to complete the third year as needed.
Sheet Metal 4
Shop production and organization, air balance, comprehensive review of fabrication, louvers, dampers, access doors, hoods and ventilators and fume and exhaust systems design.