These 32 hour courses will prepare post HET Journeypersons with theory and hands on applications in advanced technical training.
The course will include fundamentals of electricity, electrical schematics, wiring and connectors, test equipment, off-road electrical circuit fundamentals and service, practical use of multi-meters on electrical test kits and components, battery fundamentals and service, testing using battery/starter tester and analyzer, magnetism, starting systems, charging systems, on unit starter and charging system testing, and equipment monitoring systems basics. (32 Hrs)
The course will include hydraulic symbols, hydraulic jack calculations, cylinder extension and retraction times, pressure and flow, open and closed center systems, fixed and variable displacement pumps and motors, pump failure analysis, valves, methods of valve actuation, hydraulic testing and adjusting, main hydraulic system, systems used for implements and steering, and hydraulic cooling fan system. (32 Hrs)
This course will prepare students with three-years post Electrical Journeyperson experience to write their Masters Electrician examination. The emphasis of the course will be on correct interpretation and application of the Canadian Electrical Code and the Alberta Regulations. The course also includes calculation and application of demand factors, review of single and three phase systems, transformer connections, motors and feeders - short circuit current and interrupting capacities of fuses and breakers. Course manual will be supplied but students are required to bring a 2009 Canadian Electrical Code Book and a calculator. (70 Hrs)
Additional course costs will include a $105 exam fee for the Electrical Contractors Association.