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Electrical Technician   

This course provides an intensive overview of electrical maintenance. You will learn the skills needed to work as an electrical technician, including math, inspection, safety, quality, electrical systems, automation, motor controls, and assembly.



Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.


Indeed.com ranks electrical technicians among the top 10 highest-paying roles in the electrician field. They must possess the professional skills and knowledge to collaborate and work independently within a manufacturing or factory environment, as they maintain key electrical equipment that is the backbone of the manufacturing industry.

Electrical professionals are required to understand the fundamentals of electricity and the components used to generate, control, and store it. This electrical technician course provides an intensive overview of the fundamental knowledge necessary for electrical maintenance, including math, inspection, safety, quality, electrical systems, automation, motor controls, and assembly.

Throughout this electrical technician training, you will also be introduced to practical skills, such as metal cutting, circuit calculations, robot troubleshooting, manufacturing management, and tools for threaded fasteners. Designed to encompass more in-demand skills than traditional electrical technician programs, specialized topics in manufacturing management like Six Sigma, 5S, Lean, Kaizen, TPM, and Siemens PLC hardware are comprehensively covered.

Unlike other electrician technician programs, when you enroll in our electrician technician course you will also receive a 25% discount on tools from IDEAL Industries. Get started in this electrotechnical course today and begin your career as an electrical technician!


  1. Math
    1. Math Fundamentals 101
    2. Math: Fractions and Decimals 111
    3. Units of Measurement 112
    4. Basics of Tolerance 121
    5. Blueprint Reading 131
    6. Geometry: Lines and Angles 151
    7. Geometry: Triangles 161
    8. Geometry: Circles and Polygons 171
    9. Trigonometry: The Pythagorean Theorem 201
    10. Trigonometry: Sine, Cosine, Tangent 211
    11. Statistics 231
  2. Inspection
    1. Basic Measurement 101
    2. Introduction to GD&T 301
    3. Major Rules of GD&T 311
    4. Inspecting a Prismatic Part 321
    5. Inspecting a Cylindrical Part 331
  3. Safety
    1. Intro to OSHA 101
    2. Personal Protective Equipment 111
    3. Noise Reduction and Hearing Conservation 121
    4. Respiratory Safety 131
    5. Lockout/Tagout Procedures 141
    6. SDS and Hazard Communication 151
    7. Bloodborne Pathogens 161
    8. Walking and Working Surfaces 171
    9. Fire Safety and Prevention 181
    10. Flammable/Combustible Liquids 191
    11. Ergonomics 102
    12. Safety for Lifting Devices 211
    13. Powered Industrial Truck Safety 221
    14. Confined Spaces 231
    15. Environmental Safety Hazards 241
    16. Machine Guarding 140
  4. Quality and Manufacturing Management
    1. Lean Manufacturing Overview 101
    2. Essentials of Leadership 110
    3. Essentials of Communication 120
    4. ISO 9001: 2015 Review 122
    5. Continuous Process Improvement: Managing Flow 124
    6. Manufacturing Process Applications: Part I 124
    7. Continuous Process Improvement: Identifying and Eliminating Waste 125
    8. Manufacturing Process Applications: Part II 125
    9. Managing Performance: Best Practices 130
    10. Approaches to Maintenance 131
    11. Managing Performance: Corrective Actions 135
    12. Total Productive Maintenance 141
    13. Conflict Resolution Principles 150
    14. 5S Overview 151
    15. Conflict Resolution for Different Groups 155
    16. Team Leadership 160
    17. Intro to Six Sigma 171
    18. Quality and Customer Service 175
    19. Manufacturing Management 180
    20. Troubleshooting 181
    21. Personal Effectiveness 190
    22. Conducting Kaizen Events 191
    23. Managing the Diverse Workplace 210
    24. SPC Overview 211
    25. Harassment and Discrimination 215
    26. TS 16949:2009 Overview 221
    27. Interpreting Blueprints 230
    28. Performance Management and the Law 230
    29. Metrics for Lean 231
    30. Process Flow Charting 241
    31. Strategies for Setup Reduction 251
    32. Preventative Maintenance for Fluid Systems 261
    33. Management Tools: Problem Solving 270
    34. Six Sigma Goals and Tools 310
  5. Machining
    1. Safety for Metal Cutting 101
    2. Metal Cutting Fluid Safety 231
    3. Introduction to CAD and CAM for Machining 241
  6. Electrical/Mechanical Systems and Motor Controls
    1. Electrical Units 101
    2. Safety for Electrical Work 111
    3. Forces of Machines 121
    4. Introduction to Circuits 201
    5. Relays, Contactors, and Motor Starters 201
    6. Introduction to Magnetism 211
    7. DC Circuit Components 221
    8. Distribution Systems 221
    9. NEC Overview 231
    10. AC Fundamentals 241
    11. Electrical Instruments 251
    12. Electrical Print Reading 261
    13. DC Power Sources 271
    14. AC Power Sources 281
    15. Conductor Selection 291
    16. Series Circuit Calculations 301
    17. Introduction to Electric Motors 301
    18. Parallel Circuit Calculations 311
    19. Symbols and Diagrams for Motors 311
    20. Logic and Line Diagrams 312
    21. Battery Selection 321
    22. Limit Switches and Proximity Sensors 360
  7. PLCs
    1. Basics of Siemens PLCs 200
    2. Intro to PLCs 200
    3. Siemens PLC Hardware 210
    4. Hardware for PLCs 210
    5. Siemens PLC Communication 230
    6. Networking for PLCs 270
    7. Siemens PLC Inputs and Outputs 240
    8. PLC Inputs and Outputs 240
    9. Siemens Human Machine Interfaces 250
    10. Siemens SIMATIC Modular PLCs 260
    11. Hand-Held Programmers of PLCs 280
    12. Overview of PLC Registers 305
    13. Siemens SIMATIC S7-1200 PLCs 340
    14. Siemens SIMATIC S7-1500 PLCs 350
    15. Siemens Safety Integrated for Factory Automation 360
  8. Automation
    1. Automated Systems and Control 135
    2. Robot Troubleshooting 160
    3. Robot Maintenance 170
    4. Robot Installations 230
    5. Industrial Network Integration 260
  9. Fasteners
    1. Intro to Fastener Threads 110
    2. Overview of Threaded Fasteners 117
    3. Tools for Threaded Fasteners 120
    4. Overview of Non-Threaded Fasteners 125
    5. Intro to Fastener Ergonomics 130
    6. Properties for Fasteners 200
    7. Understanding Torque 210
    8. Threaded Fastener Selection 215

What you will learn

  • Understand electrical systems
  • Review troubleshooting best practices
  • Discover and comprehend Six Sigma, 5S, Lean, Kaizen, and TPM
  • Grasp how to apply GD&T fundamentals
  • Obtain production floor safety measures
  • Gain PLC equipment and communication basics
  • Explore robot maintenance and installation

How you will benefit

  • Prepare for a career as an electrical technician, wireman, maintenance electrician, control electrician, or industrial electrician
  • Gain confidence in your ability to perform your job successfully
  • Get the electrical technician training you need in a self-paced, online format
  • Enrolled students in this electrical technician course are invited to attend our exclusive annual virtual National Apprenticeship Week events, featuring live webinars, workshops, and employer interactions

This is not an instructor facilitated course; however, support will be provided through email, online forms, and phone.

 
  • Electrical Technician
  • Fee: $2,260.00
    Dates: 7/1/2024 - 9/30/2024

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