We're sorry, but this course is over. The last meeting was Friday, April 30, 2021.
This course includes a basic overview of automotive and heavy truck electrical systems covering topics in basic electricity including electrical theory, battery theory, meters, wire and cables, alternators and cranking motors, advanced electricity, the application of the above theories plus troubleshooting of entire systems. Additional course content will include performance requirements fire apparatus electrical systems, components of electrical systems and preventive maintenance and troubleshooting activities as per NFPA 1901. Students will also be provided with a thorough understanding of the use of diagnostic equipment, batteries, the construction and operation of starting systems, charging systems and components, and the accepted practices used to diagnose and repair electrical systems. MUST HAVE COMPLETED ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS 1 BEFORE TAKING THIS COURSE.