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Basic Math for Electricians: Level 1 TELC 0015

Electrical Trades Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This course is designed to help anyone working with or studying electrical theory, especially first year electrical apprenticeship students working with mathematical relationships in electrical circuits. Emphasis will be placed on numerical descriptions of electrical circuits and the units involved. Students will work with fractions, decimals numbers, percentages, metric units and prefixes. Students will analyze simple series circuits, parallel circuits and combination circuits, as well as the various methods of calculating electrical values in those circuits. Students will be introduced to the concept of magnetism and the calculations involved. Students will analyze simple electronic circuits featuring diodes and single power transistors. Students will also be introduced to simple concepts from the Canadian Electrical Code and basic calculations involving ampacity of conductors, pull box calculations and voltage drop calculations.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

0.0

Cost

$364.05 - $371.40 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below is one offering of TELC 0015 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 66766

Duration

Tue Aug 02 - Fri Oct 07 (10 weeks)

  • 10 weeks
  • CRN 66766
  • $364.05
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Aug 02 - Oct 07 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$364.05

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must provide an active email account upon registration to receive information on course material and to get started in this course. Space is limited so early registration is highly recommended. Registration is processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Although the majority of the course is online-based delivery, there are regular Virtual Classroom sessions held with an Electrical Instructor to provide guidance and support.
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of TELC 0015 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 46978

Duration

Tue Oct 11 - Fri Dec 16 (10 weeks)

  • 10 weeks
  • CRN 46978
  • $371.40
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 11 - Dec 16 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$371.40

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must provide an active email account upon registration to receive information on course material and to get started in this course. Space is limited so early registration is highly recommended. Registration is processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Although the majority of the course is online-based delivery, there are regular Virtual Classroom sessions held with an Electrical Instructor to provide guidance and support.
Status

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe the basic functions of numbers and mathematical operations and use those skills to solve problems relating to series, parallel and combination DC circuits.
  • Solve problems related to simple magnetic circuits, electronic circuits, AC generation and simple Canadian Electrical Code calculations.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2020

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