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Introduction to Industrial Electrical: Safety, Theory, Motor Controls, VFD's, and Basic PLC's

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This intensive, short-term training is designed for entry level maintenance or operator, but is also very effective for updating upper level maintenance tech skills. 
Part One
Electrical Safety 
Electrical Theory 
Test Equipment - Meters and Software
Lab Assignments: Voltage Measurement, Resistance Measurement, Current Measurement, Capacitance Measurement, Mega Ohm Measurement (Meggar), Infrared Thermometer, Thermal Imaging Camera
Part Two
Electrical Symbols and Components
Ladder Logic
Lab Assignments: Series and Parallel Circuits; Mortor Starters; Start Stop with Jog Control; Forward Reverse with Limit Control; Proximity Control; Photo Cell Control; PLC Integration 
Part Three
Electric Motors
Single Phase
Three Phase
DC Motors
Lab Assignments: Single Phase Motors; Three Phase Motors; Motor Overload Protection; Magnetic Motor Starters; DC Motors; Variable Frequency Drives

Full Class Description

Class takes place at the Merced College in IT-1, on University Avenue inside the main campus at 3600 M. Street, Merced CA 95348. This class meets for three weeks, Fridays (3) and Saturdays (2) from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (30-minute lunch break). 

Training is dependent on student fees. This class requires a minimum of 6 participants to run. Financial aid is not available through the college.

If you are a company and want to be invoiced for the classes, please use this form to register employees. Send the form to*

For questions about enrollment, payment options, and more, contact:
Sef Ramirez, Training Coordinator, 209-384-6223 or


Class Details

5 Sessions
Weekly - Fri, Sat

Merced College Industrial Technology

Aaron Hamilton 



Registration Closes On
Saturday, February 3, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

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Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 02/16/2018, 02/17/2018)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
2/2/2018 - 2/23/2018 Weekly - Fri, Sat 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Merced, Merced College Industrial Technology  Map, Room: IT-1 Aaron Hamilton