The Fresno Area JATC will be holding journeyman upgrade classes starting the week of October the 2nd, 2023. State Licensing for general electricians requires that all wiremen must take 32 hours of continuing education at least once every three years, before your card expires. The following classes will be offered to help you attain the necessary training to meet this requirement.
This course is designed to teach students how to use the different types of benders (hand, mechanical, electric, etc). Students will be introduced to trig formulas needed to fabricate conduit. Students will also learn code requirements pertaining to conduit fabrication. This class will be held on Mondays from 5pm-9pm. 8 sessions for 32 hours of continued education credit.
Fiber Optic Cable
This course will cover terminology,termination, splicing and installation of Fiber Optic Systems. This will include lecture and multiple hands-on labs. This course will be offered on Thursdays from 5-9. 8 sessions for 32 hours of continued education credit.
Lighting Control (online class)
The Lighting Controls Association is proud to offer free, comprehensive online education about lighting control technology and application. Courses are recognized as preparation for CALCTP. Upon completion of courses, print the completion certificates. Email the certificates to the JATC (email@example.com) or bring them to the JATC for continued education credit. Enroll at any time, advance at your own pace. https://aboutlightingcontrols.org/EducationExpress/
This course will re-introduce the student to the basics of motor control. Topics will include rotating machine theory, three-phase power systems, ladder logic, solid state relays, variable frequency driven and other related topics. This course will be offered on Thursdays from 5pm-9pm. 8 sessions for 32 hours credit.
Preparing for Ca General Electrician State Certification Exam
All those attending will need a copy of the 2020 NEC, calculator, pen/pencile, and notepad. These lessons are designed to assist journeyman electricians and senior apprentices electricians to pass the Ca State Certification Exam. Each class will contain lecture on a specific section or article of the code book, followed by a practice exam. This class is offered Thursdays from 5pm-9pm continuously throughout the year. The class does take a break during the holidays and summer. Each class attended will count as 4 hours of continued education.
If you would like to enroll in any of these classes, please contact Victoria at the Fresno JATC (559-251-5174). A deposit of $100 (check or money order) is required to reserve and attend class. The $100 deposit will be returned to the student upon completion of the course.