Lessons

How to Bend Conduit With a Hand Bender
This instructional video describes the basic techniques and calculations an electrician needs to know for bending EMT conduit. It is designed to help a beginner learn this important skill rapidly. On screen graphics easily explain the calculations and highlight important concepts. It is over 2 and half hours in length in streaming video. Conduit bending is an essential element of any electrician training program. This electric video is great for the apprentice electrician, and even as a review for a journeyman.

How to Read Blueprints for the Commercial Electrician
This lesson is so much more than a “picture on a page.” It contains over 5 hours of clearly explained video material. You will quickly learn the essential, fundamental elements of blueprint reading that you will need to do your job. It contains a zip file so that you can print our your own FULL-SIZE (24″ by 36″) 34 page set of commercial blueprints from a 3600 square foot build out. This is the perfect sized job where the student will be exposed to a wide variety of situations without getting overwhelmed by highly specialized and seldom used applications. You will learn how to Navigate and Cross-Reference between the pages easily, a very essential part of electrician training. You will get thorough training on the Mechanical pages, the Panel Schedules, and often over-looked pages like the Furniture Floor Plan and the Door and Window Schedules. Knowledge of these things helps you solve problems before they become problems. Installing wiring will become much easier after learning this material. There is also a special section on Red-Line Drawings. We put the plans in your hands. The rest it up to you.

How to Make Up a 3 Phase Panel   (coming soon)

How to Make Up a 3 Phase Panel is an electrical video designed as a visual step by step guide to help someone who is new to the electrical trade learn this important skill in a timely manner. This lesson covers both new construction and remodel concepts. There is instruction on such diverse subjects as Shunt Trip Breakers, GFI Breakers, Three Phase Wiring Theory and Neutral to Ground Bonding. This is the fastest and most complete method to gain and retain a great command of this knowledge. It’s like having an experienced instructor standing right beside you guiding your every move. It is an essential part of your electrician training.

Please be aware that the measurements, voltages and colors used are for the USA. However, many of the same principles and techniques will apply to a wide variety of electrical systems for many nations.