Jan 27, 2023  
2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

ELEC-110 Electrical Industry Orientation

Credits 1 / 1 Contact Hours
Prerequisite: Placement into RDNG-016  (ACSR-016)
This course is designed to provide insight on the licensing and certification required for members of the electrical field and the state and federal acts that govern them. Areas of emphasis include licensing requirements for electrical contractors apprentices journeyman and master electricians and the Michigan Electrical Codes and Acts.

Course Outcomes
1. Review of Michigan/Federal Acts and Articles pertaining to Electricians, Electrical Contractors, Apprentices, Electrical Journeymen and Master Electricians (Michigan ACT 217. 338. 30, et.al.) 2. Define and differentiate between electrical contractor, master electrician, electrical journeyman, apprentice electrician, fire alarm contractor, fire alarm specialty technician, fire alarm specialty technician apprentice, and sign specialty contrac1or 3. Define and differentiate between the following classifications, enforcement and job types: job site, municipality, minor repair work, code enforcing agent, and State Electric Board and Department of Labor 4. Discuss enforcement and governing bodies, agencies, and agents for various types of electrical work and licensing 5. Review the licensing, certification, application process, work environments and responsibilities of Apprentice Electricians 6. Review the licensing, certification, work environments and responsibilities of Master Electricians 7. Review the licensing, certification, work environments and responsibilities of Electrical Journeymen 8. Review the licensing, certification, work environments and responsibilities of Electrical Contractors 9. Review the licensing, certification, work environments and responsibilities for Fire Alarm Contractors, Fire alarm Specialty Technicians, and Fire Alarm Specialty Apprentices 10. Review the licensing, certification, and responsibilities for sign specialty contractors 11. Review and determine where specialty licenses are not applicable 12. Review electrical inspector qualifications 13. Review process for investigations, hearings and appeal process and penalties for violations by State and/ or Federal authorities 14. Review State Construction Codes pertaining to electrical requirements for various dwellings and zoning 15. Interpret Michigan Article 80, 90.4 (Enforcement), and 100 as pertaining to electrical apprentices, electrical journeymen, and master electricians.