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Basic Electrical for Hydronic Technicians PPGS 1142

Piping, Plumbing, Gas Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Provides a practical understanding of direct and alternating current, series and parallel circuits. Covers the analyzing of circuits using ohms law and multimeters. Ladder diagrams and electrical code will also be covered. Passing grade is 70%.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Analyze AC and DC circuits.
  • Use a multimeter.
  • Develop a ladder diagram.
  • Use a ladder diagram to wire a hydronic control system including branch circuit.
  • Use electrical code to select and size wire.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

Basic Electrical for Hydronic Technicians (PPGS 1142) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Hydronic Technician
    Associate Certificate Part-time


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