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NOCTI and Nocti Business Solutions (NBS) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Electrical Power and Transmission Installer - Pennsylvania Customized Test (7747)

Course Category: 
Location: 
NOCTI proctored test centers throughout Pennsylvania. This assessment is not available through Nocti Business Solutions.
Length: 
Varies.
Dates: 
September 2012 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Students will be able to: identify career and training opportunities; identify causes of job site accidents; Identify job site hazards; work safely with job hazards; identify safe methods and equipment of aerial work; demonstrate basic fire safety and electrical safety; perform Lock-out/Tag-out; demonstrate scaffold and ladder safety;  perform problem solving using whole numbers, fractions, decimals; convert decimals, fractions, and percents; perform problem solving using the metric system; calculate basic construction problems using geometry formulas and algebraic formulas; recognize, identify, and safely use hammers and screwdrivers, pliers, wire cutters, drills, saws and chisels; identify and safely use hydraulic tool systems; identify and safely use an electric hammer drill; identify and safely use a reciprocating saw; identify and safely use a portable hand-held band saw; identify and safely use a circular saw, an electric/cordless drill, a portable jig saw, a multimeter, a continuity tester, plug-in circuit tester, and a clamp-on ammeter; identify and interpret types of blueprint plans and blueprint symbols; plan branch circuits for blueprint development; incorporate electrical details to residential blueprint; define residential networks; identify structured media-systems; design and plan layout of low voltage circuits services; identify and install various types of anchors and supports; install Electrical Metallic Tubing (EMT); Install Poly-Vinyl Chloride conduit (PVC); identify surface metal and non-metal raceways (Wiremold®); identify flexible raceway; demonstrate the five bends (90, offset, 3-point saddle, 4-point saddle, kick) used for conduit raceways; install Non-Metallic (NM) cable for connection to an electrical device and metal-clad cable (MC); install telecommunications (Category 5e, 6, 7 cabling) cable; install a telephone circuit and a television circuit; install rough wiring in a residence and finish wiring; install a duplex receptacle; install a single pole switch; install a 3-way switch and a 4-way switch; install a split-wired duplex receptacle; install a Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) receptacle and an Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter (AFCI); install a timer circuit, various special switches and receptacles and surface-mounted lighting fixtures; Iistall recessed lighting fixtures; install a hard-wired smoke detector; identify renewable energy resources; identify and safely use energy saving devices; install a 100-amp overhead service; identify a 100-amp underground service; identify NEC publisher; identify code cycle; explain purpose of NEC; and describe layout of NEC. Performance Component: Switch Controls, Conduit Bending, and GFCI Receptacles (76%) and Doorbell Circuit (24%).

Instruction: 

This exam assess individuals' end-of-program knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format. In addition, some programs administer a performance component test to assess application of skills.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Engineering,General Technology or Introduction to Electrical Power and Transmission Technology (5/12) (5/17 revalidation). NOTE: An additional 1-2 credits may be awarded based on successful completion of the Performance Component when given in conjunction with the written proficiency examination.

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