SMA/SMT - Electrical Systems and Illumination

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Friday, June 4, 2021 at 9:00 AM (EDT) to Friday, June 25, 2021 at 5:00 PM (EDT)
NAPE Educational Foundation’s 5520 Training Center
5520 Cherokee Avenue Suite 250
Alexandria, VA 22312-2319
United States
14 Seats Remaining

Event Details

This is an in-person course in partnership with NAPE Education Foundation, following all CDC protocols with required face coverings and social distancing

Every Friday of June from 9:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
June 4, 11, 18, 25

Electrical Systems and Illumination is about understanding the electrical systems and illumination in buildings and facilities. Specifically, the chapters in this text address the fundamentals of electricity, electric circuits and circuit protection, lighting systems, power distribution, motors and motor maintenance, electrical system installation, and electrical safety practices.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Explain fundamental concepts of electricity and electrical circuitry
  • Employ metering devices to measure electricity consumption
  • Trace the path of power, from its generation at the utility to distribution throughout your facility
  • Comprehend electrical symbols used in block diagrams, schematics, installation drawings, and other construction drawings
  • Distinguish among the various types of wires, cables, splices, and conduit used in commercial properties
  • Describe devices and practices used in circuit protection
  • Summarize lighting principles related to measurement, efficiency, maintenance, and resource conservation
  • Install, monitor, and maintain motors and starters
  • Practice life-saving safety procedures, including lockout/tagout, when working with electrical equipment

Key topic areas:

sources of electricity • electrical safety • electrical circuits • electric meters • cables, terminations, and conduits • light sources, fixtures, and maintenance • electric motor basics and maintenance

Applies to: BEC certificate
SMA® and SMT® designations


Scholarship Opportunities:
  • The AOBA Educational Foundation granted the first 30 students enrolled in the SMA/SMT programs a scholarship of $500. Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a $500 rebate to the original purchaser. 
  • You may qualify for a PEPCO grant. Please apply! 

Important Notes 

  • All books will be printed and available on the first day of class
  • New students enrolling in the designation incur an additional $225 fee
  • Current designation holders enrolling in a second designation program incur an additional $100 fee
  • Students taking this course for CPD credit incur an additional charge of $100

 

For More Information:

Brandy Peak
Brandy Peak
Director- Education, Programs, Meetings and Events AOBA (202)296-3390x763