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Electrician Low Voltage Fire/Security Classes

AC/DC Electricity: Basic Theory, Fractions & Ohm's Law

Item Number
EFS 105
Credits
7

Introduces basic theory of electricity, electrical measurements of circuits, fractions, Ohm’s law, decimals, and decimal fractions. Covers formulas in electrical work, positive and negative numbers, exponents, powers of ten, and solving Ohm’s law. 

AC/DC Electricity: Series Parallel & Combination Circuits

Item Number
EFS 106
Credits
7

Introduces the student to voltage, current, resistance, total values, and control of current in a series circuit. Introduction to parallel circuits, current and resistance, and voltage in a parallel circuit. 

Prerequisites

EFS 105, or instructor’s permission.

AC/DC Electricity: Electrical & Power Applications

Item Number
EFS 107
Credits
7

Introduces electric power in electric circuits, solving the power formula for current and voltage. Algebra for complex electric circuits. Resistance of wire of different sizes and length, sizing wire for a given load. Instantaneous values, maximum values and phase angles of an AC sine wave. 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of EFS 106, or instructor’s permission.

National Electrical Print Reading

Item Number
EFS 108
Credits
7

Introduces students to practical print reading as it applies to the National Electrical Code. 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of EFS 105, EFS 106, and EFS 107, or instructor’s permission.

National Alarm Installer Training Program

Item Number
EFS 109
Credits
7

Introduces students to basic alarm systems through comprehensive lessons, videos and  lesson tests. With final test, the student will have a thorough exposure to alarm systems. 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of EFS 105, EFS 106, and EFS 107, or instructor’s permission.

CCTV Application & Design

Item Number
EFS 110
Credits
7

Introduces students to basics of CCTV systems design and applications. 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of EFS 105, EFS 106, and EFS 107, or instructor’s permission.

National Electrical Codes

Item Number
EFS 118
Credits
6

Introduces National Electrical Codes. Through individual tests, students will be able to research applicable electrical codes. 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of EFS 108, EFS 109, and EFS 110, or instructor’s permission.

National Fire Codes

Item Number
EFS 119
Credits
6

Introduces the National Fire Codes. Through individual tests, students will be able to research applicable fire codes. 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of EFS 108, EFS 109, and EFS 110, or instructor’s permission.

CCTV Field Service & Installation

Item Number
EFS 121
Credits
7

Introduces basic systems service and installation of CCTV systems. Through individual lessons, students will be exposed to the basics of CCTV field service and installation. 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of EFS 108, EFS 109, and EFS 110, or instructor’s permission.

Washington Administrative Codes

Item Number
EFS 124
Credits
2

Introduces students to the Washington Administrative Codes pertaining to industrial safety and to electrical installations in the state of Washington. 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of EFS 108, EFS 109, and EFS 110, or instructor’s permission.

Addressable Fire SLC Systems/Design

Item Number
EFS 207
Credits
7

Introduces Addressable and Intelligent Fire Alarm Systems using Signaling Line Circuits (SLC). Includes comprehensive lessons, lecture, and hands-on practical application and design. 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of the 78-credit hour Electrician Low Voltage Fire/Security Certificate, or instructor’s permission.

Biometrics Access

Item Number
EFS 211
Credits
7

Introduces Biometrics Access Control. Various Biometrics Systems are explored, as well as Computer Programmed Access-Control Systems. Includes comprehensive lessons and lecture as well as hands-on practical application, installation and design. 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of EFS 207 or instructor’s permission.

Advanced Voice Evacuation Fire Alarm Systems

Item Number
EFS 216
Credits
7

Introduces Advanced Voice Evacuation Fire Alarm Systems as used in high-rise applications. Includes comprehensive lessons; lecture; and hands-on practical application, installation, and design. 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of EFS 211 or instructor’s permission.

Fire Codes, NICET, NFPA

Item Number
EFS 221
Credits
7

Introduces Fire Codes, AHJ (Authority Having Jurisdiction), NICET (National Institute for Certification of Engineering Technologies), and NFPA (National Fire Protection Association). Includes comprehensive lessons; lecture; and hands-on practical application, installation, and design. 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of EFS 216 or instructor’s permission.

High Security Structured Cabling

Item Number
EFS 226
Credits
7

Introduces High Security Structured Cabling in residential and commercial applications. Explores cabling as a total package. Includes most applications of security and low voltage needs. Includes comprehensive lessons; lecture; and hands-on practical application, installation, and design. 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of EFS 221 or instructor’s permission.

CCTV Digital Network Solutions

Item Number
EFS 231CAP
Credits
7

Introduces Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Digital Network Solutions. Explores applications that require the camera to be recorded and viewed digitally or remotely via various networks. Includes comprehensive lessons; lecture; and hands-on practical application, installation, and design. 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of EFS 226, or instructor’s permission.

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