Course Description

This course is introduces you to electrical theory. Discover the atomic basis of electricity and the relationship between magnetism and electricity. You'll explore how to troubleshoot electrical circuits, motors and transformers as you learn about the causes and hazards of static electricity in industrial workplaces.

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Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • describe electricity, magnetism and static electricity
  • explain what electricity is
  • discuss the relationship between electricity and magnetism
  • discuss the causes and hazards of static electricity.


This program was made possible by funding from the Government of Alberta.
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Section Title
Electrical - Theory
Online Asynchronous
Jun 05, 2023 to Jul 02, 2023
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $180.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 23, 2022 to Jun 11, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 23, 2022 to Jun 11, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jun 12, 2023 to Jun 23, 2023
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

Course Materials:

All required course materials are included in tuition fees.

Section Notes
There are no prerequisites for this course. 
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