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Industrial Electrical Service


This course provides application of electrical principles up to 480 volts, alternating current (AC), transformers, motors and motor controls, and wiring methods. Instruction is a combination of classroom discussion and laboratory training on installation, troubleshooting, repair and preventive maintenance of building electrical and basic conveyor motor control systems. Emphasis will be placed on electrical and mechanical safety and utilization of the National Electrical Code.

Learning Outcome

Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • Knowledge of single-phase and three-phase principles associated with various transformer types.
  • Ability to characterize the functional aspects of various circuit protection devices used in electrical distribution systems.
  • Ability to recognize distinguishing characteristics of several types of AC and DC motors.
  • Ability to recognize electrical symbols in reading and interpreting electrical diagrams.
  • Knowledge of troubleshooting used in single-phase and three-phase motor control circuits.
  • Ability to apply principles relating to across-the-line starters and reduced voltage starters.
  • Ability to recognize the proper electrical apparatus for a particular application and perform installation procedures.
  • Increase knowledge of safe practices using electricity according to the National Electrical Code in an industrial environment.

Target Audience

  • This course is intended for maintenance personnel who are assigned or scheduled to be assigned to maintenance of electrical/electro-mechanical equipment.

Course Completion Requirements

Passing this course requires the student to: attend all training days and participate in all required tasks.


There are no pre-requisites for this course.