ELE8711 Canadian Electrical Code - Level 1
Upon successful completion, the apprentice is able to apply the requirements of the Canadian Electrical Code - Part 1 (CEC) to identify and interpret the general requirements of the CEC; identify and interpret the CEC requirements for conductor ampacity including free air, above and underground installations, grounding and bonding, wiring methods, class 1 and 2 circuits, receptacles and lighting in residential occupancies, single-dwelling and dwelling units, pools, tubs and spas, and temporary installations; and be able to calculate the service requirements for a residential occupancy, single-dwelling and row-housing.
ELE8712 Prints - Level 1
Upon successful completion, the apprentice is able to identify and interpret the alpha numerical lines; use the metric and imperial scales and be able to convert between them; obtain information from architectural, structural and mechanical drawings, specifications, building code and CEC to complete an electrical installation for a single-dwelling; draw and label a panel schematic for a single-dwelling; and complete a material take-off for a single-dwelling.
ELE8713 Electrical Theory - Level 1
Upon successful completion, the apprentice is able to understand electron theory; define voltage, current and resistance, as well as electrical and mechanical power and energy; describe the effects of electricity on the human body; explain the principles of common sources of Electro-Motive Force (EMF); and to analyze series, parallel and combination DC circuits by applying Ohm's Law and Kirchoff's Laws; describe magnetic lines of force and list their characteristics; describe the relationship between magnetism and EMF.
ELE8714 Installation Methods - Level 1
Upon successful completion, the apprentice is able to demonstrate the operation of common hand and power tools; install common switching devices, outlets and enclosures; correctly terminate conductors; demonstrate the installation procedures for non-metallic sheathed cable, armoured cable, mineral insulated cable, rigid conduits, flexible conduits, liquid-tight conduit, electrical metallic tubing, and electrical non-metallic tubing, including supports and tools required; install a 100 amp. residential consumer's service and associated branch circuits; layout a service mast installation; install door, signal and extra-low voltage lighting devices; identify and terminate copper communication and hard wired cables.
ELE8715 Instrumentation - Level 1
Upon successful completion, the apprentice is able to explain common terms used in instrumentation systems; work with the SI and Imperial system of measurement for pressure and temperature; convert between the four temperature scales; describe the operation, applications and limitations of thermocouples, thermistors, and RTD's; install, connect, and test thermocouples, thermistors, and RTD's; identify deformation elements of pressuring measuring equipment; determine the accuracy of pressure measuring equipment; explain relationships between gauge and absolute pressure, and vacuum; explain the operation, construction and applications of typical industrial pressure sensors; Identify ISA instrumentation symbols and draw basic process (P) and Instrumentation (I) diagrams for pressure and temperature devices; explain the operation of light and sound meters.
ELE8716 Electronics - Level 1
Upon successful completion, the apprentice is able to identify schematic symbols for North American and European basic logic gates; describe the operation of basic logic gates; use basic logic gates to create digital logic circuits; state Boolean equations for simple logic gates; design and test combination logic circuits; describe the voltage requirements for TTL and CMOS logic circuits; demonstrate the use of R.S. and D type flip-flop; use a logic probe to troubleshoot a digital circuit; demonstrate procedures for soldering and de-soldering; state the standard resistor colour code; connect resistors in series, parallel and combination circuits; describe the properties of N and P type semiconductor materials; explain current, voltage and biasing requirements for silicon and germanium diodes, and LED's demonstrate the operation of a bipolar diode; identify the symbols for and describe the operation and biasing for NPN and PNP Bipolar transistors; and demonstrate how a transistor can be used as a switch; demonstrate the common applications for an opto-coupler.
ELE8721 Canadian Electrical Code - Level 2
Upon successful completion, the apprentice is able to: interpret the CEC requirements pertaining to the installations for: interior and exterior lighting systems; fire alarms and fire pumps, emergency systems, unit equipment and exit signs; fuses, circuit breakers and ground fault protection and control devices; equipment in hazardous locations; hospitals and patient care areas; storage batteries; individual continuous and non-continuous duty service motors; and to calculate conductor and overcurrent device sizes required for specific continuous and non-continuous loads and the minimum ampacity of conductors and overcurrent devices for apartment and similar buildings.
ELE8722 Prints - Level 2
Upon successful completion, the apprentice is able to: determine utility location and site features using site drawings; determine methods of construction using architectural and structural drawings; determine the electrical characteristics and layout of mechanical equipment and systems; lay out commercial distribution and service equipment and wiring; lay out branch circuit for lighting and equipment; prepare a material take off using drawings, specifications; prepare sketches to solve and document construction problems and solutions; prepare as-built drawings; and develop basic single line, schematic, and wiring diagrams.
ELE8723 Electrical Theory - Level 2
Upon successful completion, the apprentice is able to: describe magnetic flux and flux density; solve problems associated with magnetic energy; explain Ohm's Law as applied to magnetic circuits; describe factors which affect inductance and perform related calculations; apply Fleming's hand rules and Lenz's law; describe the types, construction, operation and characteristics of DC machines; describe a sine wave; calculate RMS, average, maximum, and instantaneous values; calculate frequency, electrical and mechanical degrees; calculate phasors, vectors and vector diagrams; describe the effects of alternating voltage and current in a resistive device; calculate inductive reactance, voltage, current, and power of an inductive circuit; calculate capacitive reactance, voltage, current, power and phase relationships of a capacitive circuit; calculate values for RL/RC/RLC series and parallel circuits; and calculate resonant circuits.
ELE8724 Installation Methods - Level 2
Upon successful completion, the apprentice is able to: identify the mechanical parts, windings and wiring connections of DC machines; demonstrate manual and magnetic across-the-line starting techniques for motors; demonstrate methods for forward-reverse control of motors; demonstrate reduced voltage starting techniques for DC motors; identify the mechanical parts, windings, and wiring connections for a single- and three-phase squirrel cage induction AC motor (SCIM); demonstrate manual and magnetic across-the-line starting techniques for single- and three-phase squirrel cage motors; demonstrate methods for forward and reverse control of single- and three-phase squirrel cage motors; demonstrate the control of a Single Phase Capacitor Start Dual Voltage Motor with a reversing drum switch, manual starter and a reversing magnetic starter; state the procedures for installing and aligning belt driven motors; and calculate and connect single-phase, 3-wire transformer services.
ELE8725 Instrumentation - Level 2
Upon successful completion, the apprentice is able to: identify and describe the operation of various level and flow sensing instruments; draw basic process and instrument diagrams using standard ISA instrumentation symbols; explain the operation and applications of typical level and flow measurement devices and transmitters; demonstrate the hydrostatic pressure principle of liquid level measurement; predict with calculations the effect of liquids of different specific gravities on the system; demonstrate the use of the venturi and the orifice plate in flow measurement; and install, connect and test load cells in typical weight measurement applications.
ELE8726 Electronics - Level 2
Upon successful completion, the apprentice will have demonstrated the ability to: use an oscilloscope to test circuits; explain the importance of isolation when using test equipment; describe and demonstrate half and full wave rectification; connect capacitors and inductors to filter a power supply output; demonstrate the use of a zener diode as a regulator; demonstrate the operation of an SCR; demonstrate the operation of a DIAC and TRIAC; demonstrate how a DIAC and RC network can be used to phase shift a TRIAC; describe the operation and applications of a pulse transformer; explain the operation of a field effect transistor (FET) and operational amp (Op Amp); calculate the expected gain of inverting and non-inverting OP-Amp circuits; and demonstrate the operation of an Op-Amp used as a comparator and an amplifier.
ELE8727 Monitoring and Communication Systems - Level 2
Upon successful completion, the apprentice will have demonstrated the ability to: describe the operation, installation, testing and troubleshooting requirements for initiation, signal, ancillary and supervisory circuits and devices, in a single two stage fire alarm system using the NBC, CEC, ULC and manufacturer's documentation; describe the basic operation of wet and dry sprinkler systems; describe the fire suppression agents, components and systems used in fire suppression systems; describe the methods used to terminate and test fibre optic cables; demonstrate an understanding intrusion systems and devices; describe the wiring and operation of nurse call systems; demonstrate the wiring and operation of nurse call systems; layout and wire common paging and communications systems; describe the operation of institutional clock systems; and describe the operation and installation requirements for common home automation systems.
ELE8731 Canadian Electrical Code - Level 3
Upon successful completion, the apprentice is able to interpret the CEC requirements pertaining to the installations for: two or more continuous and non-continuous duty service motor on a feeder or branch circuit; hermetic refrigerant motor-compressor; power and distribution transformers on a feeder and branch circuit; welders on a feeder and branch circuit; capacitors on a feeder, branch circuit and motor branch circuit; high-voltage installations; overcurrent and device selection based on load, interrupting ratings and coordination.
ELE8732 Prints - Level 3
Upon successful completion, the apprentice is able to: obtain installation details for a construction project from a complete set of drawings and specifications; develop complex single line, schematic and wiring diagrams; layout single- and three-phase systems for feeder and branch circuits from utility supply to utilization points; calculate pulling stresses on a conductor/cable; layout the grounding and bonding requirements for high-voltage indoor and outdoor substations and vaults; identify precautions for installing stress cones; describe the requirements for terminating shielded and concentric neutral high-voltage cables; and describe the testing methods and safety requirements for testing high-voltage cables.
ELE8733 Electrical Theory - Level 3
Upon successful completion, the apprentice is able to: list the advantages of three phase circuits over single phase circuits; state the advantages and disadvantages of three phase Wye and Delta systems; calculate voltage, current, power and power factor for three-phase Wye and Delta systems, three-phase series and parallel RLC circuits; connect wattmeters, power-factor meters and phase-angle meters in a three-phase system; list different types of transformers and their applications and associated losses; explain the principles of three-phase open delta connections; describe the theory of operation and the synchronizing of alternators; illustrate by calculation the principles for single and three-phase power conversion; describe the construction, operation and troubleshooting procedures for single- and three-phase AC induction motors; identify connections for multiple voltages and speeds for AC motors; describe the construction, operation and troubleshooting procedures for AC wound rotor motors; describe the construction, operation, power factor correction and troubleshooting procedures for three-phase synchronous motors; state the types of insulation.
ELE8734 Installation Methods - Level 3
Upon successful completion, the apprentice is able to: test transformers to determine polarity, impedance, winding ratio and insulation resistance; connect three-phase transformers in Wye and Delta configurations; connect three-phase RLC loads to transformers in balanced and unbalanced configurations; connect single- and three-phase auto transformers for reduced voltage motor starting; identify the parts and connections for a three-phase wound rotor motor; describe the effects of differing resistance in the rotor circuit of a wound rotor motor under varying loads; connect a two-speed control circuit for a two-speed squirrel-cage motor; state the functions and applications of a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC); determine language and addressing requirements of a PLC; demonstrate the programming of common relay instructions, timers, counters, mathematic functions, and word comparisons on a PLC; identify methods and hard wiring of PLC's to equipment; demonstrate manner using many of the internal functions of a PLC.
ELE8735 Instrumentation - Level 3
Upon successful completion, the apprentice is able to: describe the use and list the requirements for instrumentation air supplies; explain terminology of instrumentation systems; describe the operation and applications of proportional 3-15 psi pneumatic instrumentation systems; connect and adjust pneumatic control valves to current/pressure (I/P) and pressure/current (P/I) devices; calibrate typical pneumatic valves; explain the principles of ON/OFF control; identify the four basic elements of a control system; explain the two general categories of automatic control and shielded cable in instrumentation systems; demonstrate shield grounding techniques; connect, program and test microprocessor based ultrasonic measuring transmitters; explain the operation and application of position measurement devices; install, connect and test resolver and shaft encoders; explain the principles of Proportional Integrated Derivative (PID) control; explain the advantages and limitations of the common methods of communicating instrumentation information; and revise and explain control loops on instrumentation drawings.
ELE8737 Electronics - Level 3
Upon successful completion, the apprentice is able to: state how three-phase rectification is accomplished; connect a single quadrant DC motor drive system; describe the relationship between firing angle, load, voltage, CEMF, and motor speed; describe application of two and four quadrant drive systems; describe and connect open and closed loop speed control systems; explain the operation of DC chopper drive controller; connect, calibrate and test an SCR speed controller for a DC system motor; describe the operation of a three-phase AC variable speed drive controller; connect, calibrate and confirm the operation of an AC variable speed drive controller; identify the major components of AC variable speed drive controller; explain the procedure to test, remove and replace the output transistors in an AC variable speed drive; describe the effects of harmonics on AC systems; explain the operation of reactors and their application to AC variable speed drive systems to control harmonics on AC Power Systems; describe the operation and application of encoders, resolvers, and tachogenerators as feedback devices; and explain the operation of and identify hardware and protocol for serial communication.