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The Basic Electrical Certification program prepares you with the basic knowledge and skills needed to work in advanced manufacturing. You will learn how to operate, program, test, troubleshoot, and repair equipment. You will gain hands-on training with our instructors and equipment. Courses include First Aid CPR AED certification, Industrial Safety and 10 hour OSHA (card included), Shop Mathematics, Introduction to Electronics, AC/DC Motors and Controls, Machine Trade Print Reading, and Technical Writing and Communication.

Start date: 08/14/2018

Tuition:: $1,875.00

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The AC/DC Motors and Controls course will demonstrate to students the fundamental concepts in single and multiphase alternating current. Includes power and control transformers, AC and DC motors and hardwired control systems, also includes the how to use of test equipment to troubleshoot motor and control circuits. 

5100003

Start date: 10/30/18

12 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue, Thu .

Tuition: $529.00

Location : Marshalltown Community College (MCC) Location : 
  Marshalltown Community College (MCC).

Room :  101C

Instructor : John Aker 



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This 2-hour interactive class covers ampacity calculations for conductors in residential, commercial, industrial applications, including derating for ambient temperature, number of conductors in a raceway or cable, and installations on rooftops.  Participants should bring:  2017 NEC, calculator, highlighters, notebook and pencils.

5100007

Start date: 09/08/18

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Sat .

Tuition: $69.00

Location : Iowa Valley Continuing Education Location : 
  Iowa Valley Continuing Education.

Room :  608

Instructor : Richard Chambers 



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This 2-hour interactive class covers conduit sizing calculations for residential, commercial, and industrial applications, including all conductor and raceway types and nipples. Participants should bring: 2017 NEC, calculator, highlighters, notebook and pencils.  

5100005

Start date: 09/07/18

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Fri .

Tuition: $69.00

Location : Iowa Valley Continuing Education Location : 
  Iowa Valley Continuing Education.

Room :  608

Instructor : Richard Chambers 



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This 16-hour course includes a short review of electrical theory, covers the eight basic types of calculations you need to know for the Iowa Class A Journeyman and Master license exams, how to use the code book to find answers in a hurry, practical test-taking techniques and hundreds of practice exam questions. Participants will need to bring a copy of the 2017 National Electrical Code, highlighters, calculator, notebook and pencils. Meets CEU requirements.  14 Code   

5100008

Start date: 10/05/18

2 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Fri, Sat .

Tuition: $249.00

Location : Iowa Valley Continuing Education Location : 
  Iowa Valley Continuing Education.

Room :  608

Instructor : Richard Chambers 



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This 6-code hour course is designed for those who wish to better understand grounding and bonding of electrical systems and equipment. The PowerPoint presentation has been completely revised to coordinate with the 2017 NEC. The class will explain the fundamentals and practice of grounding and bonding in easily understood language using hundreds of color illustrations and photos. Participants should bring: 2017 NEC, calculator, highlighters, notebook and pencils. 

5100011

Start date: 11/03/18

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Sat .

Tuition: $129.00

Location : Iowa Valley Continuing Education Location : 
  Iowa Valley Continuing Education.

Room :  608

Instructor : Richard Chambers 



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This 6-hour class covers the National Electrical Code requirements for health care wiring beginning with general requirements and continuing through wiring and protection, grounding and bonding, branch circuit and receptacle requirements, the Essential Electrical System, inhalation anesthetizing location requirements, x-ray installations, systems less than 120V, isolated power systems and pools and tubs for therapeutic use. Participants should bring: 2017 NEC, highlighters, notebook and pencils. 

5100006

Start date: 09/08/18

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Sat .

Tuition: $129.00

Location : Iowa Valley Continuing Education Location : 
  Iowa Valley Continuing Education.

Room :  608

Instructor : Richard Chambers 

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The Introduction to Electronics course will provide an introduction to the use of laboratory equipment, measurement techniques, circuit components, and basic electronic/electrical circuits

5100002

Start date: 10/09/18

6 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue, Thu .

Tuition: $299.00

Location : Marshalltown Community College (MCC) Location : 
  Marshalltown Community College (MCC).

Room :  101C

Instructor : John Aker 



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The Machine Trade Print Reading course includes the study of lines, symbols, conventions and abbreviations of shop drawings. Students will learn orthographic projection, sections, conventional dimensioning, intersections and development as well as the study of title blocks and notes that may appear on shop drawings. 

5300001

Start date: 09/25/18

4 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue, Thu .

Tuition: $299.00

Location : Marshalltown Community College (MCC) Location : 
  Marshalltown Community College (MCC).

Room :  101C

Instructor : James Snyder 



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This 2-hour interactive class covers calculations for motor disconnects, overloads, branch-circuit conductors, branch-circuit short-circuit and ground-fault protection, feeder conductors, and feeder short-circuit and ground-fault protection. Participants should bring: 2017 NEC book, calculator, highlighters, notebook and pencils.

5100012

Start date: 11/03/18

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Sat .

Tuition: $69.00

Location : Iowa Valley Continuing Education Location : 
  Iowa Valley Continuing Education.

Room :  608

Instructor : Richard Chambers 



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This 6-code hour course covers the significant changes in the latest edition of the National Electrical Code.  These changes include five new articles dealing with Fixed Industrial Process Heating (425), Large-Scale PV Electric Power Production (691), Energy Storage Systems (706), Stand-Alone Systems (710), and Direct Current Microgrids (712).  Also covered will be the major changes in the Introduction and all nine chapters of the code book.  Participants will need to bring a copy of the 2017 National Electrical Code, highlighters, notebook and pencils.

5100004

Start date: 09/07/18

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Fri .

Tuition: $129.00

Location : Iowa Valley Continuing Education Location : 
  Iowa Valley Continuing Education.

Room :  608

Instructor : Richard Chambers 

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This 4-hour course covers Article 690 of the NEC in detail including: definitions of various PV systems, circuits, and components; requirements for circuit identification, routing, and ground-fault protection; voltage and current calculations; conductor sizing and overcurrent protection; disconnects and labeling; wiring methods; connections and interconnections; grounding; identification and connection to other power sources; and storage batteries. Also covered are general requirements in Chapters 1 – 4 that pertain to solar photovoltaic installations. Participants will need to bring a copy of the 2017 National Electrical Code, highlighters, calculator, notebook and pencils.  4 Code.

5100010

Start date: 11/02/18

1 session

Days of the Week : Weekly - Fri .

Tuition: $99.00

Location : Iowa Valley Continuing Education Location : 
  Iowa Valley Continuing Education.

Room :  608

Instructor : Richard Chambers 

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