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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

1. DC Fundamentals (TLC-1010), 2. AC Fundamentals (TLC1011), 3. Intermediate Electrical (TLC-1040), 4. Motor/Motor Controls (TLC-1030)

1. and 2. Formerly Electrical Fundamentals (FOP-0103) and 3. Formerly Intermediate Electrical (FOP-0315) and 4. Formerly Motor and Motor Controls (FOP-0209)

Course 1: 56 hours (7 days). Course 2: 40 hours (5 days). Course 3: 80 hours (10 days). Course 4: 40 hours (5 days).

The Learning Center, 43-82 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY (beginning January 1993); and other company locations.

Course 1, 2, 3, and 4:  February 1995 - December 2000.*/**

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Course 1, 2, 3, and 4: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain basic principles of electricity; perform electrical circuit calculations; following schematics, wire, operate, and test electrical circuits, including motors and controls.


Course 1: Topics include: Ohm’s law; series, parallel, series/parallel circuits; power and energy; batteries; magnetism, electromagnetism, generation of EMF, and DC motor principles; types and applications of electrical instruments; safety. Course 2: AC principles; inductance, capacitance, and reactance AC power. Course 3: AC and DC generators and connections; transformers (principles and connections); reactance; impedance; single and three-phase induction. DC and AC motors; troubleshooting; motor maintenance. Course 4: Principles of controls for AC and DC motors; protective devices; troubleshooting basics; motor types; starters, controls and overloads; dynamic and electronic breaking.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours as DC Circuits (no laboratory) in an Electromechanical or Mechanical Technology curriculum, and 3 semester hours as Motors and Motor Controls (no laboratory) in an Electromechanical or Mechanical Technology curriculum. 
NOTE: Course 1, 2, 3 and 4 must all be completed to receive credit (5/96 revalidation).
*NOTE: Earlier versions of these courses, dating from September 1967 to January 1995, have been recommended for credit. Please refer to exhibits that begin with the title Electrical Fundamentals for further information.
**NOTE: The credit recommendations for these courses continue in two separate course exhibits with new course titles. Please refer to the exhibit that begins with the title Basic Electricity I and the exhibit that begins with the title Intermediate Electrical/Brushgear for further information.