Electrical Principles and Theory

Electrical Principles and Theory

8 Hours CEU for Trainees (Basic Classroom) or Journey Level (Industry Related)

Course Number WA2012-291


  • Gain a thorough understanding of electrical theory, and its practical application in solving code problems
  • Applying electrical theory to installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of electrical systems
  • This course is designed for exam preparation, but is useful for all levels of electricians

Required Class Material:

  • 2008 National Electrical Code or Handbook
  • Calculator
  • Post-it tabs or flags to mark essential code references
  • Writing materials


Course Outline:

  • Units of measurement
  • Dimensional and geometric math
  • Metric conversion
  • Electron Theory of electric circuits
  • Insulators, Conductors, and Semi-Conductors
  • Ohm's Law
  • Series and Parallel Circuits
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Generator and Motor Principles
  • Induction and Capacitance
  • Impedance in electrical systems
  • Power Factor, and Power Factor Correction