Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-601-111 025150 HVAC/R Electrical Fundamentals
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-601-111 HVAC/R ELECTRICAL FUNDAMENTALS ...AC and DC electricity, application of Ohm's Law principles to circuits, electrical power supplies, wiring materials, meter operation, test and troubleshoot switching circuits using industry standard meters and techniques. (Prerequisite: Accepted into HVAC Tech Program)
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
Course Competencies
  1. Explain the electron theory of A.C. and D.C. electricity.
  2. Calculate electrical quantities using basic ohm's law.
  3. Calculate series and parallel circuits using Ohm's law.
  4. Calculate quantities for combination series/parallel circuits using Ohm's law.
  5. Explain the application of magnetism in electricity.
  6. Calculate the electrical values of a transformer using the VA formula.
  7. Troubleshoot basic electrical components with an ohmmeter.
  8. Troubleshoot basic electrical circuits with a voltmeter.
  9. Test basic electrical circuits with an ammeter.