Class Offerings

Please contact the Apprenticeship and Training office at 608.221.3321 to register for any of the below
listed courses.
Classes are available only to members in good standing, and members pay no fees for classes offered at IBEW Local 159 Training Center.
For more course details, including a brief course description, please see below.

All courses are taught at the Local 159 Training Center unless otherwise noted.

CourseDay(s) & TimeDate(s)Location & LengthDescription
Motors Part 1 of 2
Instructor - Bill Neitzel
Course Number: 1348
Wednesday
4:30-7:30pm
10/12/20163hrs. - 3 CEURead More
Conduit Bending Basics
Instructor - Sam Everly
Course Number: 1345
Saturday
7:30a-4:00pm
10/15/20168hrs. - 8 CEURead More
Motors Part 2 of 2
Instructor - Bill Neitzel
Course Number 1349
Tuesday
4:30-7:30pm
10/25/20163hrs. - 3 CEURead More
Basic Photovoltaic Systems
Instructor - Matt Parks
Course Number 1350
Saturdays
8:00a-4:00pm
10/29/2016-11/05/201616hrs. - 14.5 CEURead More
Introduction to the Greenlee 555 Electric Bender
Instructor - Kevin Klepper
Course Number: 1360
Tuesday
5:00-8:00pm
11/01/20163hrs. - 3 CEURead More
Transformers 1
Instructor - Bill Neitzel
Course Number: 1351
Wednesday
4:30-8:30pm
11/02/20164hrs. - 4 CEURead More
Common Code Calculations
Instructor - Bill Neitzel
Course Number: 1352
Wednesday
4:30-7:30pm
11/09/20163hrs. - 3 CEURead More
90° Bends with Greenlee 555 Electric Bender
Instructor - Kevin Klepper
Course Number: 1361
Tuesday
5:00-8:00pm
11/15/20163hrs. - 3 CEURead More
Offset Bends with the Greenlee 555 Electric Bender
Instructor - Kevin Klepper
Course Number: 1362
Tuesday
5:00-8:00pm
11/29/20163hrs. - 3 CEURead More
OSHA-10
Course Number: 1353
Mon.-Wed.
5:00-9:00pm
12/05/2016-
12/07/2016
12hrs. - 12 CEURead More
First Aid/CPR
Instructors - Jeremy Crabb, Ann Swartz
Course Number: 1346 & 1347
Saturday
7:30a-4:00pm
1346: 10/22/2016
1347: 12/10/2016
8hrs. - 8 CEURead More
Electrician Exam Prep
Instructor - David Pitzner
Course Number: 1322
Tuesdays
4:30-7:30pm
01/10/2017-02/21/201721hrs. - 18 CEURead More
Article 517 - Health Care Facilities
Instructor - Ed Kroth
Course Number: 1358
TBD
4:30-7:30pm
Spring 2017 - TBD3hrs. - 3 CEURead More
NFPA 70E
Electrical Safety Related Work Practices
Instructor - Matthew Wilkinson
Course Number: 1356
OPEN
4:30-8:30pm
Spring 2017

Date Pending
16hrs. - 16 CEURead More
Grounding and Bonding TerminologyInstructor - Matthew Wilkinson
Course Number: 1357
OPEN
4:30-8:30pm
Spring 2017

Date Pending
4hrs. - 4 CEURead More
Significant Changes to the 2014 NEC
Instructors - Ed Kroth, Keith Bailey
Course Number: 1354 & 1355
Saturday
7:00-3:30pm
1354: Pending 02/2017
1355: Pending 03/2017
8hrs. - 8 CEURead More
Southwire MB 1000 Bendstation Training
Instructors - Doyle Elder, Cameron Patterson
Course Number: 1230
TBDNone Scheduled3hrs. - CEU PendingRead More
Residential Electrical Wiring and Construction
Instructor - Mike Lewis
Course Number: 1208
TBDNone Scheduled3hrs. - 3 CEURead More
Offset Bends with the Greenlee 881 Table Bender
Instructor - Kevin Klepper
Course Number: TBD
TBDNone Scheduled3hrs. - 3 CEURead More
Hazardous Locations Part 3 of 4
(Wiring Requirements)
Instructor - Bill Nietzel
Course Number: TBD
TBDNone Scheduled3hrs. - 3 CEURead More
Hazardous Locations Part 1 of 4
(Classifications of Areas and Locations and Methods of Protection)
Instructor - Bill Nietzel
Course Number: TBD
TBDNone Scheduled3hrs. - 3 CEURead More
Hazardous Locations Part 4 of 4
(Requirements for Special Occupancies)
Instructor - Bill Nietzel
Course Number: TBD
TBDNone Scheduled3hrs. - 3 CEURead More
Introduction to the Greenlee 881 Table Bender
Instructor - Kevin Klepper
Course Number: TBD
TBDNone Scheduled3 hrs. - 3 CEURead More
Journeyman Electrician Exam PrepTBDNone Scheduled21 hrs.
90° Bends with Greenlee 881 Table Bender
Instructor - Kevin Klepper
Course Number: TBD
TBDNone Scheduled3hrs. - 3 CEURead More
Photovoltaic Installations
Instructor - Matt Parks
Course Number: 1216
TBDNone Scheduled16hrs. - CEU PendingRead More
Medium Voltage Cable Accessory Training
Instructor - Prysmian Group
Course Number: TBD
TBDNone Scheduled6 hrs. - 6 CEURead More
Hazardous Locations Part 2 of 4
(Protection Techniques and Equipment)
Instructor - Bill Nietzel
Course Number: TBD
TBDNone Scheduled3hrs. - 3 CEURead More
Data Cabling 101
Instructor - Brian Russ
Course Number: 1081
Saturday
8:00a-noon
Upon Demand4hrs. - CEU PendingRead More
Residential Electrician Exam Prep
Course Number: 0742
OPENUpon Demand21 hrs. - CEU PendingRead More
OSHA 30
Waiting List Available
Course Number: 1359
OPENUpon Demand32hrs. - 32 CEURead More

Class Registration Information

  1. Registration deadline is 2 weeks prior to the class start. This allows ample time to order and receive textbooks and workbooks prior to the start of class.
    a. Pre-registration for all course offerings is required.
    b. Please note that all courses have a minimum enrollment number for the course to commence. As a result, all course schedules are subject to change and/or cancellation.
  2. The Madison Area Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Trust Committee will provide Continuing Education courses at IBEW Local 159’s Training Center with no tuition cost for members in all classifications.
  3. The training trust fund will provide the necessary textbooks for use in the courses. The textbooks are to be returned at the completion of the course. The textbooks are available for purchase upon request. Attendees that fail to return or provide payment for the textbooks will be prohibited from registering for future classes until the matter is resolved
  4. “UPON DEMAND” classes will maintain an active waiting list of members that are interested in taking the course. When enough names are on the waiting list, a firm start date will be set and the Class Schedule will be updated. Please contact the Apprenticeship and Training Office to have your name placed on the waiting list for a specific course.

Madison Area Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Trust (JATT) Education Sub–Committee is actively seeking individuals who are willing to become involved in strengthening the educational team. If you have an interest in teaching or assisting with a course, please feel free to contact any Education Sub–Committee member or the Apprenticeship and Training Office. There are many opportunities available and training is provided.
The Madison Area Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC), IBEW Local 159, and Madison Area Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Trust (JATT) Education Sub–Committee are requesting feedback in regards to course offerings.
Please contact the Apprenticeship and Training Office with any suggestions of future course offerings
or comments about any courses that you have attended.

Class Descriptions


Significant Changes to the 2014 NEC

INSTRUCTOR: Ed Kroth,Keith Bailey
TOTAL HRS: 8 hrs. (1 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 12
CLASS MAX: 60

# OF CEU: 8 CEU
ROOM: Classroom 1 & 2
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
The National Electrical Code (NEC) is the most widely recognized and accepted electrical standard in the world. Every three years the NEC is updated to reflect the newest installation practices utilized by the electrical industry. The Significant Changes to the 2014 NEC class is an invaluable resource for electricians, focusing on the most important changes that occurred between the 2011 and 2014 NEC. To assist and enhance your understanding of each revision, the class is arranged to follow the general layout of the NEC and each change is accompanied by helpful images or illustrations. In addition, background information and a discussion on the significance of the change will accompany the majority of the revisions. The comprehensive coverage offered in this class will enable attendees to gain a solid understanding and application of the requirements contained in the 2014 NEC. There is a book fee if you would like to purchase the textbook.

Residential Electrical Wiring and Construction

INSTRUCTOR: Mike Lewis
TOTAL HRS: 3 hrs. (1 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 10
CLASS MAX: 24

# OF CEU: 3 CEU
ROOM: Classroom 1
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
During this course students will be presented with an overview of residential electrical construction design, build, and finish with emphasis on circuitry, calculations, cable sizes, and cable type.
Note: This course is available for all classifications and license types.

Medium Voltage Cable Accessory Training

INSTRUCTOR: Prysmian Group
TOTAL HRS: 6 hrs. (2 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 4
CLASS MAX: 24

# OF CEU: Pending
ROOM: Classroom/Lab
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
This hands-on Training Session takes on a dynamic approach, with a healthy balance of theory/lecture, hands-on installation training and cable handling techniques. Participants will each install a splice or termination. A review at the end of the class ensures that all the important topics have been covered and understood. Course topics include: medium voltage cable theory and design considerations, design of medium voltage cable, components and types of power cable, cable preparation session (tips and pitfalls), cable splicing and terminating methodologies. Students who complete and pass the training will receive a Certificate of Completion. The certificate signifies the student has completed cable preparation and has correctly installed specific splice or termination kits.

National Electrical Code (NEC) Article 517

INSTRUCTOR: Ed Kroth
TOTAL HRS: 3 hrs. (1 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 10
CLASS MAX: 24

# OF CEU: 3 CEU
ROOM: Classroom 1
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
During this course students will be presented with an overview of Article 517 (Health Care Facilities) as found in the 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC) and as amended by SPS 316. Students will discuss other related articles of the NEC with periodic references from: NFPA 99, Standards for Health Care Facilities, and NFPA 101 (Life Safety Code). The course content emphasis will be hospital facilities.

Southwire MB 1000 Bendstation Training

INSTRUCTOR: Doyle Elder, Cameron Patterson (Southwire)
TOTAL HRS: 3 hrs. (1 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 6
CLASS MAX: 30

# OF CEU: Pending
ROOM: Classroom 1
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
During this course students will perform hands on training on the Southwire Bendstation (a complete Workstation for 3/4 and 1″ EMT). The training will consist of making fast, accurate, repeatable, compound bends such as a 90° bend with a 4″- 30° offset, and both 3 and 4 bend saddles. Students will train on the Bendstation to work safer and more efficiently than traditional bending methods. In addition to hands on bending training, students will receive a presentation on Southwire hand tools, meters, and an overview of Southwire wire pulling equipment.

First Aid/CPR

INSTRUCTOR: Jeremy Crabb, Ann Swartz
TOTAL HRS: 8 hrs. (1 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 10
CLASS MAX: 12

# OF CEU: Pending
ROOM: Classroom 1
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use. Completers will receive American Heart Association First Aid/CPR/AED certifications that are valid for two years.

Hazardous Locations Part 1 of 4

INSTRUCTOR: Bill Nietzel
TOTAL HRS: 3 hrs. (1 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 10
CLASS MAX: 24

# OF CEU: 3 CEU
ROOM: Classroom 1
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
Classifications of Areas and Locations and Methods of Protection This course covers the various Areas, Protection Techniques, Equipment Used and Wiring Requirements of Hazardous Locations. Students will learn the foundation to working in Hazardous Locations. This class is part of four part series, but each class is submitted for CEU attendance independently, and not all four sessions need to be attended to receive credit for the session.

Hazardous Locations Part 2 of 4

INSTRUCTOR: Bill Nietzel
TOTAL HRS: 3 hrs. (1 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 10
CLASS MAX: 24

# OF CEU: 3 CEU
ROOM: Classroom 1
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
Protection Techniques and Equipment This course covers the various Areas, Protection Techniques, Equipment Used and Wiring Requirements of Hazardous Locations. Students will learn the foundation to working in Hazardous Locations. This class is part of four part series, but each class is submitted for CEU attendance independently, and not all four sessions need to be attended to receive credit for the session.

Hazardous Locations Part 3 of 4

INSTRUCTOR: Bill Nietzel
TOTAL HRS: 3 hrs. (1 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 10
CLASS MAX: 24

# OF CEU: 3 CEU
ROOM: Classroom 1
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
Wiring Requirements This course covers the various Areas, Protection Techniques, Equipment Used and Wiring Requirements of Hazardous Locations. Students will learn the foundation to working in Hazardous Locations. This class is part of four part series, but each class is submitted for CEU attendance independently, and not all four sessions need to be attended to receive credit for the session.

Hazardous Locations Part 4 of 4

INSTRUCTOR: Bill Nietzel
TOTAL HRS: 3 hrs. (1 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 10
CLASS MAX: 24

# OF CEU: 3 CEU
ROOM: Classroom 1
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
Requirements for Special Occupancies This course covers the various Areas, Protection Techniques, Equipment Used and Wiring Requirements of Hazardous Locations. Students will learn the foundation to working in Hazardous Locations. This class is part of four part series, but each class is submitted for CEU attendance independently, and not all four sessions need to be attended to receive credit for the session.

Introduction to Greenlee 811 Table Bender

INSTRUCTOR: Kevin Klepper
TOTAL HRS: 3 hrs. (1 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 10
CLASS MAX: 16

# OF CEU: 3 CEU
ROOM: Classroom/Lab
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
This course is designed to give students a basic understanding of the set up and operation of a Greenlee 881 table bender. During the 3 hour course, students will learn proper initial set-up, how to change bending shoes, how to calibrate the bender, and how to calculate deduct for a 90 degree bend. This course is primarily for students with very little or no experience with table benders.

90° Bends with the Greenlee 811 Table Bender

INSTRUCTOR: Kevin Klepper
TOTAL HRS: 3 hrs. (1 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 10
CLASS MAX: 16

# OF CEU: 3 CEU
ROOM: Classroom/Lab
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
In this 3 hour class students will learn how to calculate the deduct (take up) and gain of a 90 degree bend on a Greenlee 881 Table Bender. We will also learn how to calculate the center of bend, and the need to learn center of bend on different size conduits. This class is designed for students with limited experience using a Greenlee 881 Table Bender.

Offset Bends with the Greenlee 811 Table Bender

INSTRUCTOR: Kevin Klepper
TOTAL HRS: 3 hrs. (1 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 10
CLASS MAX: 16

# OF CEU: 3 CEU
ROOM: Classroom/Lab
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
During this 3 hour class students will learn how to bend a 2 bend offset and a standard kick on a 90° bend using a Greenlee 881 Table Bender. Special attention will be paid to the difficulty in bending larger pipe, and the need for prior planning to avoid excessive bends. Students will also be shown the need to space bends appropriately. This class is intended for students will little prior knowledge of a table bender.

OSHA 10

INSTRUCTOR: Jeremy Crabb, Keith Bailey, Jerry Noel
TOTAL HRS: 12hrs. (4 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 10
CLASS MAX: 30

# OF CEU: 12 CEU
ROOM: Classroom
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
The OSHA 10 Hour Construction Industry Outreach Training Program is intended to provide an entry level construction worker’s general awareness on recognizing and preventing hazards on a construction site. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive an OSHA 10-Hour Construction Outreach DOL course completion card.

Data Cabling 101

INSTRUCTOR: Brian Russ
TOTAL HRS: 4hrs. (1 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 10
CLASS MAX: 20

# OF CEU: 4 CEU
ROOM: Lab
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
The course will focus on hands-on activities with terminating telecommunication products, testing, labeling, while discussing proper installation guidelines, and best practices to follow during the installation and maintenance of data networking equipment and materials. The course will demonstrate the importance of conducting field assessments and applying industry standards. This will be demonstrated in conjunction with the requirements that are outlined in the respective installation guides provided with the networking equipment and materials.

Residential Exam Prep

INSTRUCTOR: Jeremy Crabb
TOTAL HRS: 21hrs. (7 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 10
CLASS MAX: 24

# OF CEU: Pending
ROOM: Classroom
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
During this course students become familiar with the NEC, how they apply to the Codeology method to identify the correct section of NEC, as well as learn various test taking tips. Students will utilize the current edition of the NEC, Mike Holt’s Understanding the National Electrical Code Vol.1 & Vol. 2, SPS316 and additional handouts. There will be test samples used during the course with additional review questions provided.

Motors Part 1 of 2

INSTRUCTOR: Bill Neitzel
TOTAL HRS: 3 hrs. (1 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 10
CLASS MAX: 24

# OF CEU: 3 CEU
ROOM: Classroom A
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
Course description coming soon.
This class is part of a two part series, but each class is submitted for CEU attendance independently, and both sessions need not be attended to receive credit for the session.

Conduit Bending Basics

INSTRUCTOR: Sam Everly
TOTAL HRS: 8 hrs. (1 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 10
CLASS MAX: 16

# OF CEU: 3 CEU
ROOM: Lab
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
After completing Conduit Bending Basics you will be able to Measure, Calculate, and
Bend 90’s, Offsets, Three and Four Bend Saddles. Class will be eight hours long with
Two hours spent on each Bend. To pass this class you must be able to show the
instructor you can Measure, Calculate, and Bend all four bends.

Motors Part 2 of 2

INSTRUCTOR: Bill Neitzel
TOTAL HRS: 3 hrs. (1 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 10
CLASS MAX: 24

# OF CEU: 3 CEU
ROOM: Classroom A
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
Course description coming soon.
This class is part of a two part series, but each class is submitted for CEU attendance independently, and both sessions need not be attended to receive credit for the session.

Basic Photovoltaic Systems

INSTRUCTOR: Bill Neitzel
TOTAL HRS: 16 hrs. (2 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 8
CLASS MAX: 16

# OF CEU: 14.5 CEU
ROOM: Classroom/Lab/Outside
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
Prerequisites for this course include a basic understanding of electricity and familiarity of the NEC. Students will be presented information on the Photovoltaic System installed at the Madison Area Electrical JATC Training Center. Students will discuss terms associated
with Photovoltaic installations, including NEC definitions and trade terms. The course work includes classroom lecture and hands-on work with the array. Upon completion of this course students will have the knowledge of how an array collects energy, conducts the electricity to an electrical service, and gain a basic understanding of NEC 690 Solar Photovoltaic Systems. The course would require the student to bring a 2011 NEC, notepad, pencil and calculator.

Introduction to Greenlee 555 Electric Bender

INSTRUCTOR: Kevin Klepper
TOTAL HRS: 3 hrs. (1 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 10
CLASS MAX: 16

# OF CEU: 3 CEU
ROOM: Lab
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
This course is designed to give students a basic understanding of the set up and operation of a Greenlee 555 electric bender. During the 3 hour course, students will learn proper initial set-up, how to change bending shoes, how to calibrate the bender, and how to calculate deduct for a 90 degree bend. This course is primarily for students with very little or no experience with electric benders.

Transformers 1

INSTRUCTOR: Bill Neitzel
TOTAL HRS: 4 hrs. (1 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 10
CLASS MAX: 24

# OF CEU: 4 CEU
ROOM: Classroom A
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
During this course students will be taught transformer basics and grounding requirements. The course will cover installation requirements that are code related as well as manufacturer required.

Common Code Calculations

INSTRUCTOR: Bill Neitzel
TOTAL HRS: 3 hrs. (1 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 10
CLASS MAX: 24

# OF CEU: 3 CEU
ROOM: Classroom A
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
Course description coming soon.

90° Bends with the Greenlee 555 Electric Bender

INSTRUCTOR: Kevin Klepper
TOTAL HRS: 3 hrs. (1 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 10
CLASS MAX: 16

# OF CEU: 3 CEU
ROOM: Classroom/Lab
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
In this 3 hour class students will learn how to calculate deduct (take up) and gain of a 90° bend on a Greenlee 555 Electric Bender. We will also learn how to calculate the center of bend, and the need to learn center of bend on different size conduits. This class is designed for students with limited experience using a Greenlee 555 Electric Bender.

Offset Bends with the Greenlee 555 Electric Bender

INSTRUCTOR: Kevin Klepper
TOTAL HRS: 3 hrs. (1 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 10
CLASS MAX: 16

# OF CEU: 3 CEU
ROOM: Classroom/Lab
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
During this 3 hour class students will learn how to bend a 2 bend offset and a standard kick on a 90° bend using a Greenlee 555 Electric Bender. Special attention will be paid to the difficulty in bending larger pipe, and the need for prior planning to avoid excessive bends. Students will also be shown the need to space bends appropriately. This class is intended for students will little prior knowledge of an electric bender.

OSHA 10

INSTRUCTOR: Jeremy Crabb, Jerry Noel, Keith Bailey
TOTAL HRS: 3 hrs. (1 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 10
CLASS MAX: 16

# OF CEU: 12 CEU
ROOM: Classroom A
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
The OSHA 10 Hour Construction Industry Outreach Training Program is intended to provide an entry level construction worker’s general awareness on recognizing and preventing hazards on a construction site. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive an OSHA 10-Hour Construction Outreach DOL course completion card.

Electrician Exam Prep

INSTRUCTOR: David Pitzner
TOTAL HRS: 21 hrs. (7 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 10
CLASS MAX: 30

# OF CEU: 18 CEU
ROOM: Classroom A
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
During this course students become familiar with the National Electrical Code (NEC), how they apply the Codeology method to identify the correct section of the NEC, as well as learn various test taking tips. Students will utilize the 2011 Edition of the NEC, Journeyman Electrician’s Exam Workbook based on the 2011 NEC, SPS316 and additional handouts. There will be several test samples used during the course with additional review questions provided. There is a book fee if you would like to purchase the textbook.

Significant Changes to the 2014 NEC

INSTRUCTOR: Ed Kroth, Keith Bailey
TOTAL HRS: 8 hrs. (1 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 12
CLASS MAX: 60

# OF CEU: 8 CEU
ROOM: Classroom A & B
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
The National Electrical Code (NEC) is the most widely recognized and accepted electrical standard in the world. Every three years the NEC is updated to reflect the newest installation practices utilized by the electrical industry. The Significant Changes to the 2014 NEC class is an invaluable
resource for electricians, focusing on the most important changes that occurred between the 2011 and 2014 NEC. To assist and enhance your understanding of each revision, the class is arranged to follow the general layout of the NEC and each change is accompanied by helpful images or illustrations. In addition, background information and a discussion on the significance of the change will accompany the majority of the revisions. The comprehensive coverage offered in
this class will enable attendees to gain a solid understanding and application of the requirements contained in the 2014 NEC. There is a book fee if you would like to purchase the textbook.

NFPA 70E – Electrical Safety Related Work Practices

INSTRUCTOR: Matthew Wilkinson, Jeremy Crabb, Jerry Noel
TOTAL HRS: 16 hrs. (4 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 10
CLASS MAX: 24

# OF CEU: 16 CEU
ROOM: Classroom A
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
During this course students will be presented with background information for electrical safety in the workplace training. Topics to be covered include definitions, terminology, training requirements for on the job applications, and introduction to procedures on how to recognize and avoid electrical hazards in the workplace. Please note that this is an introductory awareness course only, and provides no certification. Students are still required to receive additional training from their employer on how to recognize and avoid the specific electrical hazards they may encounter on the job.

Grounding and Bonding Terminology

INSTRUCTOR: Matthew Wilkinson
TOTAL HRS: 4 hrs. (1 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 10
CLASS MAX: 24

# OF CEU: 4 CEU
ROOM: Classroom
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
During this course students will learn the definition of common grounding terms and how they apply to the Codeology method to identify the correct section of NEC Article 250. Students will identify the steps to determine the minimum size of the Equipment Grounding Conductor (EGC) for a given load, identify the steps to determine the minimum size of the Grounding Electrode Conductor (GEC) for a given system, and also learn to identify common grounding/bonding parts.

National Electrical Code Article 517 (Health Care Facilities)

INSTRUCTOR: Ed Kroth
TOTAL HRS: 3 hrs. (1 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 10
CLASS MAX: 24

# OF CEU: 3 CEU
ROOM: Classroom
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
During this course students will be presented with an overview of Article 517 (Health Care Facilities) as found in the 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC) and as amended by SPS 316. Students will discuss other related articles of the NEC with periodic references from: NFPA 99, Standards for Health Care Facilities, and NFPA 101 (Life Safety Code). The course content emphasis will be hospital facilities.

OSHA 30

INSTRUCTOR: Jeremy Crabb, Jerry Noel, Keith Bailey
TOTAL HRS: 32 hrs. (8 class session)
LOCATION: Local 159 Training Center
CLASS MIN: 10
CLASS MAX: 40

# OF CEU: 32 CEU
ROOM: Classroom
ENROLL: Contact MJATC – 608.221.3321
The OSHA 30-hour Construction Industry Outreach Training course is a comprehensive safety program designed for anyone involved in the construction industry. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive an OSHA 30-Hour Construction Outreach DOL course completion card.