PART-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS INDEP-CT Industrial Electrical Maintenance

Courses and Descriptions

Courses and Descriptions

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
COMP-1235Programmable Logic Controllers
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Learn and understand the relationship between Input/output, and Central Processor. Using Allen Bradley SLC 503/Micro Logix 1100. You will be able to configure a File/I/O. Use Data Files in the programs, and test/run programs.

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ELEC-1000DC and AC FundamentalsRPL
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This DC and AC Fundamentals course is designed to equip students with an introductory understanding of electron theory, conductors, insulators, voltage, current, resistance, power, series and parallel circuits, batteries, capacitance, inductance, reactance, motors, generators, transformers, three-phase power and power factor correction. Students will learn and then apply theory to perform basic circuit analysis.

ELEC-1002Electric Motors
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Discover the principle of generators and motors, their types and characteristics. Study types of windings, calculation of slip, frequency, speed, power and torque equations. Learn about fractional horse-power motors, three-phase motors and the selection and application of D.C. and A.C. machines.

ELEC-1016Electrical Code
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This introductory course explains: all the sections of the Electrical Code, each rule and paragraph throughout; calculating all of section 8; and all Amendments of the Manitoba Power and City of Winnipeg Amendments to the present Code. At the end of the ten weeks give an examination to the students, and check papers. Diagrams on the board of rules will be provided. The only text that is required is the present code book and the instructor will supply the local amendments.

ELEC-1024Motor Controls
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Learn to deal with controlling devices, pilot devices, and braking method, timers, and counters. Expand your knowledge of control circuits, circuit layouts. You will have to opportunity to enhance your knowledge of designing motor controls circuits with hands-on experience wiring operational circuits.

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ELEC-1116Electronic and Sensing Devices
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Learn about the basic characteristics and uses of important solid state devices. Study discrete components such as diodes, NPN/PNP transistors, triacs and SCRs. Examine linear integrated circuits, including op-amps, timers and regulators. Develop the ability to work with digital integrated circuits, like counters, logic chips and flip flops. Assemble projects to demonstrate the use of the transistor, SCR, diac, op-amp, 555 timer and counter. A voltmeter will be necessary.

ELEC-1151Instrumentation/Diagnostics
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Develop the skills required to diagnose and repair electrical, electronic or computer-based systems. Gain hands-on experience in the operation of analog oscilloscopes, a variety of meters, variable power supplies and signal generators. Learn techniques for repairing large cct. boards to component level that would otherwise be replaced at a significant cost.

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ELEC-1183Control Systems
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Examine feedback control systems, which are characterized by a sensor that measures the process being controlled and an output that is varied continuously to compensate for measured deviations. Study temperature and motor speed control, electronic control circuits, P.I.D. controllers, motors under variable speed control, stability and temperature sensors.

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SAFE-1000Occupational Safety and Health
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Explore a basic introduction into the field of Occupational Safety & Health. The responsibilities of employers, employees and government in regards to occupational health and safety are addressed. Topics include job safety analysis, effective safety equipment and practices, occupational health and hygiene, safety programs, and safety instruction. Discover how to apply these standards in the work environment.

TRAD-1027Basic Housewiring
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Students will interpret wiring diagrams and symbols, understand the various devices and equipment associated with house wiring, will learn the process for properly terminating wiring and grounding in order to comply with Electrical code.  The student will become proficient in wiring with non-metallic sheathed cable and will wire projects and test operation of circuits.  (First Class is Mandatory)

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