Course Descriptions

ELPT 1321     Introduction to Electrical Safety & Tools
3:2:2
Safety rules and regulations. Includes the selection, inspection, use, and maintenance of common tools for electricians.
Prerequisite:  None
ELPT 1325     National Electrical Code I  
3:2:2
An introductory study of the National Electrical Code (NEC) for those employed in fields requiring knowledge of the code. Emphasis on wiring design, protection methods and materials, equipment for general use, and basic calculations. 
Prerequisite:  None
ELPT 1329     Residential Wiring  
3:1:7
Wiring methods for single family and multi-family dwellings. Includes load calculations, service entrance sizing, proper grounding techniques, and associated safety procedures.
Prerequisite:  None
ELPT 1345     Commercial Wiring  
3:1:7
Commercial wiring methods. Includes overcurrent protection, raceway panel board installation, proper grounding techniques, and associated safety procedures.
Prerequisite:  ELPT 1321 and ELPT 1325; or Program Director approval
ELPT 1357     Industrial Wiring  
3:3:1
Wiring methods used for industrial installations. Includes motor circuits, raceway and bus way installations, proper grounding techniques, and associated safety procedures.
Prerequisite:  ELPT 1321 and ELPT 1325; or Program Director approval
ELPT 2305     Motors and Transformers  
3:2:4
Operation of single and three-phase motors and transformers. Includes transformer banking, power factor correction and protective devices.
Prerequisite:  ELPT 1321 and ELPT 1325; or Program Director approval
ELPT 2325     National Electrical Code II
3:3:1
In-depth coverage of the National Electrical Code (NEC) for those employed in fields requiring knowledge of the Code. Emphasis on wiring protection and methods, special conditions, and advanced calculations.
Prerequisite:  ELPT 1325 or Program Director approval
HART 1301     Basic Electricity for HVAC  
3:1:7
Principles of electricity as required by HVAC, including proper use of test equipment, electrical circuits, and component theory and operation.
Prerequisite:  None
HART 1307     Refrigeration Principles  
3:1:6
An introduction to the refrigeration cycle, heat transfer theory, temperature/pressure relationship, refrigerant handling, refrigerant components and safety.
Prerequisite:  None
HART 1345     Gas & Electric Heating
3:1:7
Study of the procedures and principles used in servicing heating systems including gas fired furnaces and electric heating systems.
Prerequisite:  HART 1301 and HART 1357; or Program Director approval
HART 1356     EPA Recovery Certification Preparation
3:3:1
Certification training for HVAC refrigerant recovery, recycle, and reclaim. Instruction will provide a review of EPA guidelines for refrigerant recovery and recycling during the installation, service, and repair of all HVAC and refrigeration systems.
Prerequisite:  None
HART 2336     Air Conditioning Troubleshooting  
3:3:1
An advanced course in application of troubleshooting principles and use of test instruments to diagnose air conditioning and refrigeration components and system problems including conducting performance tests.
Prerequisite:  HART 1301 and HART 1307; or Program Director approval
HART 2349     Heat Pumps
3:3:1
A study of heat pumps, heat pump control circuits, defrost controls, auxiliary heat, air flow, and other topics related to heat pump systems.
Prerequisite:  HART 1301 and HART 1307; or Program Director approval
HART 2441     Commercial Air Conditioning  
4:2:7
A study of components, applications, and installation of air conditioning systems with capacities of 25 tons or less.
Prerequisite:  HART 1301 and HART 1307; or Program Director approval
HART 2442     Commercial Refrigeration  
4:2:7
Theory and practical application in the maintenance of commercial refrigeration, medium and low temperature applications and ice machines.
Prerequisite:  HART 1301 and HART 1307; or Program Director approval
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