San Diego Gas and Electric (SDGE)



302 Electric Lineman IA - 5 hours lecture, 5 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49 and Mathematics 46, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5 and M40.
Limitation on Enrollment: Apprenticeship - Student must be a state registered apprentice in this trade. This course is not open to students with previous credit for Electricity 190.
This course provides an orientation in the power distribution and line construction industry. Basic electrical principles and safety on the job are emphasized. Topics include basic mathematical computations, including trignometry fundamentals, electron theory and the fundamentals of magnetism. Students will combine electrical theory with laboratory and practical applications in the course of study. (FT) AA/AS.

304 Electric Lineman IB - 5 hours lecture, 5 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49 and Mathematics 46, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5 and M40.
Limitation on Enrollment: Apprenticeship - Student must be a state registered apprentice in this trade. This course is not open to students with previous credit for ELCT 191.
This course involves the study of the power distribution and line construction industry. Topics include methods of producing electricity, A.C. and D.C. meters and circuitry and electric batteries. Students will also learn about Ohm's Law and Kirchhoff's Law and electromagnetic induction. (FT) AA/AS.

310 Electric Lineman IIA - 5 hours lecture, 5 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49 and Mathematics 46, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5 and M40.
Limitation on Enrollment: Apprenticeship - Student must be a state registered apprentice in this trade.
This course is not open to students with previous credit for Electricity 192.
This course is a study of alternating current circuits, A.C. and D.C. motors and generators, pole and overhead construction, and transformers and voltage regulators. Topics include schematics, shunt and series capacitors and safety issues outlined by the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA). Calculating power used by electrical circuits is also covered. (FT) AA/AS.

312 Electric Lineman IIB - 5 hours lecture, 5 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49 and Mathematics 46, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5 and M40.
Limitation on Enrollment: Apprenticeship - Student must be a state registered apprentice in this trade.
This course is not open to students with previous credit for Electricity 193.
This course covers state safety orders for line construction and maintenance, transmission and distribution systems and conductors and electrical systems faults. Students will also learn about short circuits, system protective concepts and how to identify control circuits from wiring diagrams. (FT) AA/AS.

320 Electric Lineman IIIA - 5 hours lecture, 5 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49 and Mathematics 46, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5 and M40.
Limitation on Enrollment: Apprenticeship - Student must be a state registered apprentice in this trade.
This course is not open to students with previous credit for Electricity 194.
This course covers advanced theory of electrical distribution lines and systems. Other topics include phasing, system groundings, substations and the use of electrical instruments. Students will also learn how to connect transformers in accordance with the state code. Usage of fusing tables and reference tables, including technical symbols are also covered. (FT) AA/AS.

322 Electric Lineman IIIB - 5 hours lecture, 5 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49 and Mathematics 46, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5 and M40.
Limitation on Enrollment: Apprenticeship - Student must be a state registered apprentice in this trade.
This course is not open to students with previous credit for Electricity 195.
This course is a continuation of advanced theory of electrical distribution lines and systems. Topics include the use of "hot sticks" and special equipment; repair and maintenance of poles and lines both cold and energized, safety practices and the local/state requirements. Students will be expected to master competencies such as those included in elements of electricity, overhead pole and electrical line construction, safety codes and applications, electric power system, transformer and meter installations, and exploration of underground electrical distribution. (FT) AA/AS.

349A Electric Meter Tester Work Experience - 300 hours per semester, 4 units (Pass/No Pass Only)

Limitation on Enrollment: Apprenticeship - Student must be a state registered apprentice in this trade. Student must be enrolled in a related apprenticeship class.
The combined maximum credit for all work experience courses from all disciplines may not exceed 16 units. See note preceding Apprenticeship course listings. AA/AS.

349B Substation Electrician Work Experience - 4 units, 4 hours other (Pass/No Pass Only)

Limitation on Enrollment: Apprenticeship - Student must be a state registered apprentice in this trade. Student must be enrolled in a related apprenticeship class.
The combined maximum credit for all work experience courses from all disciplines may not exceed 16 units (300 hours per semester). See note preceding Apprenticeship course listings. (FT) AA/AS.

349C Electric Lineman Work Experience - 300 hours per semester, 4 units (Pass/No Pass Only)

Limitation on Enrollment: Apprenticeship - Student must be a state registered apprentice in this trade. Student must be enrolled in a related apprenticeship class.
The combined maximum credit for all work experience courses from all disciplines may not exceed 16 units. See note preceding Apprenticeship course listings. AA/AS.