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ECEC 1013 - ECE Computers for the Beginning User


Computers for the Beginning User explores the basics operations and functions of a modern computer. Throughout this course, you will learn how to turn on the computer, perform navigation tasks, gain an understanding of how the internet works and how to perform simple searches, and learn about software applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
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ECEC 1550 - ECE Intuit QuickBooks Online Essentials


Intuit QuickBooks Online Essentials introduces students to the essentials of small business accounting utilizing QuickBooks online. Throughout this course students will learn to set-up their Chart of Accounts, enter customers, create sales forms, and pay bills. You will also be introduced to basic reporting and company customization features in QuickBooks online. The textbook is included in the cost of the course and students will receive a free 12-month subscription.

ECEC 1672 - ECE Ames Leadership: Attracting, Engaging, and Retaining Talent


Attracting, Engaging, and Retaining Talent examines the importance of attracting and retaining great talent. During this course, you will examine how to send the right signals to attract the right people, how to engage and develop these people effectively, and how to build a culture that your key people are reluctant to leave.

ECEC 1673 - ECE Ames Leadership: Communication


Communication involves studying the different levels of listening and how to seek first to understand. While in this course, you will also explore how to craft effective delivery skills that resonate with others.

ECEC 1670 - ECE Ames Leadership: Culture Development


Cultural Development emphasizes how culture determines the success of an organization. While in this course, you will explore how to create a culture where people are fully engaged, proactive, synergistic, and efficacious.

ECEC 1674 - ECE Ames Leadership: Effective Public Speaking


Effective Public Speaking examines how public speaking has long been considered the number one fear of human beings. While in this course, you will be introduced to how to think about speaking effectively, how to prepare your presentation, the importance of the first minute, the importance of storytelling, and how to craft a powerful close.

ECEC 1675 - ECE Ames Leadership: Emotional Intelligence


Emotional Intelligence examines Ames Leadership’s five elements of emotional intelligence and how to actualize them in your life. During this course, you will study how self-awareness and others-awareness are important characteristics of maturity and leadership.

ECEC 1671 - ECE Ames Leadership: Leadership Development


Leadership Development discusses the key characteristics and attributes of great leaders, and how to obtain and develop them.

ECEC 1678 - ECE Ames Leadership: Teamwork


Teamwork explores the keys to establishing a team with a collective purpose, collective power, and collective passion. Throughout this course, you will be introduced to how a team works synergistically to achieve significant results.

ECEC 1276 - ECE Employment Law for Managers


Employment Law for Managers provides an overview of the major laws impacting employment relationships with an emphasis on practical application and developing managerial communication skills. The Employment Law for Managers seminar is especially designed to help non-HR managers know how to comply with employment laws while still meeting business objectives.

ECEC 1626 - ECE Microsoft Excel 2016 Level 1


Microsoft Excel 2016 Level 1 introduces the basic skills necessary for the productive development of workbooks. Students will enter data, work with numbers, edit and print worksheets, work with formulas and functions, format the contents of cells, change the appearance of worksheets, and chart worksheet data.

ECEC 1627 - ECE Microsoft Excel 2016 Level 2


Microsoft Excel 2016 Level 2 develops intermediate skills that feature data management in worksheets and workbooks. Students will work with large worksheets, manage multiple-sheet workbooks, apply advanced functions, use auditing features, add graphics to worksheets, use templates, and protect workbooks.

ECEC 1628 - ECE Microsoft Excel 2016 Level 3


Microsoft Excel 2016 Level 3 develops more complex features such as using a worksheet as a database and importing data. Students will create PivotTables and macros, use financial functions and data analysis, use advanced formatting and analysis tools, collaborate in Excel, and integrate Excel with other programs.

ECEC 1631 - ECE QuickBooks 2018 Level 1


This course introduces QuickBooks 2018 for accounting functions and reports. Students will navigate QuickBooks and basic QuickBooks functions. Students will also begin the basics of Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable processes in QuickBooks. Student will also be introduced to accounting functions and reports, create bank and credit card accounts, make deposits, reconcile accounts, track and sell physical inventory, and set-up accounts to track sales tax and sell taxable items. The textbook is not included in the cost of the course and may be purchased at the Davis Tech Bookstore prior to class.

ECEC 1632 - ECE QuickBooks 2018 Level 2


In this course, students will create and manage fixed asset and liability accounts, and perform Payroll in QuickBooks. Topics in this level include year-end tax preparation and reporting, creating estimates, time tracking, interfacing with Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel and utilizing class tracking in QuickBooks.
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ECEC 1378 - ECE American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers


Students in this course will learn critical concepts of high-quality CPR, with an advanced airway as well as the American Heart Association Chain of Survival both inside and outside hospital settings. Instruction will include 1 and 2-rescuer CPR and use of an Automated External Defibrillation (AED), bag-mask techniques, rescue breathing, relief of choking for adults, children and infants. Students will also learn differences between adult, child and infant rescue with emphasis on team resuscitation. This course is ideal for learners who prefer group interaction and feedback from an instructor while practicing skills. Books for this course are available in the DATC Bookstore or online at http://ebooks.heart.org/. Classroom copies will be provided for student use during the course.
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ECEC 1372 - ECE American Heart Association Heartsaver (CPR/AED)


Students will learn adult CPR and how to use an Automated External Defibrillation (AED) device as well as response to adult who is choking. Students may learn how to do CPR and use an AED on a child as well as infant CPR, and response to a child or infant who is choking. This course is taught using the American Heart Association "Practice-While-Watching" technique allowing the instructor to observe students, provide feedback and guide skill acquisition. Delivery is in a modular format for flexibility. Course materials are included in the cost for the course. Books for this course are available in the DATC Bookstore or online at http://ebooks.heart.org/. Classroom copies will be provided for student use during the course.
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ECEC 1371 - ECE American Heart Association Heartsaver (First Aid)


Students in this course will learn first aid basics, including scene safety, finding the problem and calling for help. Students will also learn appropriate response to medical emergencies such as choking, breathing problems, and shock; injury emergencies such as bleeding, broken bones, and burns; and environmental emergencies including bites and stings and temperature related and exposure or ingestion of poison. This course is taught using the American Heart Association "Practice-While-Watching" technique allowing the instructor to observe students, provide feedback and guide skill acquisition. Delivery is in a modular format for flexibility. Course materials are included in the cost for the course. Books for this course are available in the DATC Bookstore or online at http://ebooks.heart.org/. Classroom copies will be provided for student use during the course.
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ECEC 1373 - ECE American Heart Association Heartsaver (First Aid/CPR/AED)


Students will learn first aid basics, including scene safety, finding the problem and calling for help. Students will also learn appropriate response to medical emergencies such as choking, breathing problems, and shock; injury emergencies such as bleeding, broken bones, and burns; and environmental emergencies including bites and stings and temperature related and exposure or ingestion of poison. Students will also learn adult CPR and how to use an Automated External Defibrillation (AED) device as well as response to adult who is choking. Students may learn how to do CPR and use an AED on a child as well as infant CPR, and response to a child or infant who is choking. This course is taught using the American Heart Association "Practice-While-Watching" technique allowing the instructor to observe students, provide feedback and guide skill acquisition. Delivery is in a modular format for flexibility. Course materials are included in the cost for the course. Books for this course are available in the DATC Bookstore or online at http://ebooks.heart.org/. Classroom copies will be provided for student use during the course.

ELAP 1012 - Electrical 1B


First year, second semester electrical students will continue to gain an understanding of the National Electrical Code and residential requirements. An introductory study of swimming pools, service calculations, and heating and air conditioning calculations will be covered during this course.  Also, students will continue their study of electrical theory with parallel and combination circuit calculations.  A competency test will be given upon completion of the course. 


Course Objectives



  • Identify and perform Ohm’s Law calculations for parallel, series, and combination circuits

  • Identify raceways and fittings

  • Perform basic service calculations

  • Identify and demonstrate the ability to properly wire various special-purpose wiring devices

  • Identify electrical symbols, and read residential blueprints

  • Describe different types of fuses/circuit breakers and their applications

ELAP 1021 - Electrical 2A


This course will consist of Basic Trigonometry, as related to right triangles and Alternating Current (AC) theory. The student will learn about single and three-phase AC power systems, inductance, capacitance, reactance, and power factor and power correction. Single and three-phase transformer theory and calculations will also be covered. Students will also begin a more comprehensive examination of the requirements of the National Electrical Code (NEC). A competency test will be given upon completion of the course.


Course Objectives



  • Identify and demonstrate the use of electrical testing equipment.

  • Calculate advanced alternating current concepts including inductance, capacitance, and reactance.

  • Describe the operation of single-phase transformers and their use in the electrical industry.

  • Identify NEC requirements concerning wiring and protection.

ELAP 1022 - Electrical 2B


This course will provide the student with an introductory understanding of the National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements for grounding and bonding and motor calculations. A more comprehensive examination of NEC requirements for wiring methods and materials will be provided.  Students will learn the functions and uses of DC and AC motors and generators.  A competency test will be given upon completion of the course.


Course Objectives



  • Perform motor calculations (i.e. size conductors, overcurrent protection and overload protection)

  • Identify components and functions of AC and DC motors

  • Demonstrate knowledge of motor maintenance, trouble shooting, and preventative maintenance

  • Demonstrate knowledge and calculate sizing of device boxes, pull and junction boxes

  • Demonstrate knowledge of Bonding and Grounding, National Electrical Code requirements

ELAP 1031 - Electrical 3A


This course will provide the students will a detailed understanding of commercial electrical plan reading. Students will also study applications and procedures required for commercial wiring. A comprehensive understanding of NEC requirements for grounding and bonding of electrical systems will also be covered in this course. A competency test will be given upon completion of the course.


Course Objectives



  • Identify electric symbols and diagrams

  • Demonstrate the ability to read and interpret commercial plans

  • Identify the role of the grounding and bonding systems

  • Calculate appropriate wire sizes for system bonding jumpers, equipment bonding jumpers, neutral conductors, grounding electrode conductors, and equipment grounding conductors for a variety of electrical systems

ELAP 1032 - Electrical 3B


This course will consist of basic and complex electrical motor control systems and their fundamental concepts, diagrams, and applications. Students will also gain a comprehensive knowledge of the National Electrical Code requirements for wiring and protecting of motors and motor circuits.  A competency test will be given upon completion of the course.


Course Objectives



  • Demonstrate the ability to read and interpret basic and complex motor control diagrams

  • Calculate loads on feeders and services

  • Demonstrate understanding of and calculate sizes of various requirements of a motor circuit to include short circuit/ground fault protective devices, conductors, overload protection, and disconnect.

ELAP 1041 - Electrical 4A


Fourth year electrical students will learn basic skills for becoming crew leader and managing electrical hazards. Conductor terminations and splices, medium voltage terminations and splices, distribution systems, heat and freezing protection, and special locations will be included. A competency test will be given upon completion of the course.


Course Objectives



  • Identify concepts of leadership, supervision, and project planning

  • Demonstrate knowledge of electrical hazards – avoidance, analysis, and planning

  • Demonstrate methods of splicing and terminating conductors

  • Identify methods of splicing and terminating medium voltage cables

  • Demonstrate knowledge of switch boards, ground fault maintenance, transformers and electrical drawings

  • Demonstrate knowledge of various heat tracing systems

ELAP 1042 - Electrical 4B


The student will review principals of AC and DC theory, mathematics relating to the study of electricity, National Electrical Code mathematical formulas, motors, motor controllers, transformer calculation, and undertake an intensive study of the National Electrical Code. The intention of the course is to prepare the student for the journeyman qualifying examination. Due to the course content each student can expect 12 hours or more per week of homework type study outside the classroom. At the end of the course the student will demonstrate journeyman level competency by completing a practice test consisting of closed book theory, open book National Electrical Code, and math calculation. Prerequisites: ELAP 1041 Electrical 4A; successful completion of all previous years’ apprenticeship classes with a "C+" grade or better, or can show equivalency in education.


Course Objectives



  • Understand early electrical history and atomic structure

  • Demonstrate motor control wiring

  • Demonstrate proficiency in a wide range of electrical calculations

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the National Electrical Code

PLAP 1012 - Plumbing 1B


Plumbing 1B explores industry mathematics including standard weight pipe, copper tubing, plastic pipe, welded steel piping, and allowances for threaded pipe and copper fittings and weld-type fittings. During this course, you will study equal spacing, angles in plumbing, offset, diagonal and rise or run, solving angle problems, and Wye and Tee-wye assemblies. In addition, you will review fixture faucets and fittings with the International Plumbing Code, as well as fixture and appliance installation, system maintenance and repair, and water and sewage treatment plants.


Course Objectives



  • Identify and install various types of faucets

  • Replace a lavatory trap and remove obstructions from drain lines

  • Install various types of fixtures and appliances

  • Demonstrate industry mathematic problem solving

PLAP 1021 - Plumbing 2A


Plumbing 2A emphasizes administration, definitions, general regulations, fixtures, faucets and fixtures, water heaters, water supply and distribution for International Plumbing Code. During this course, you will study water systems, joining pipes, and private water systems for residential plumbing. You will also be introduced to blueprint reading, sketches and diagrams for Plumbers, and rough-in locations. Finally, you will explore how to set toilets, including wall-hung, floor mount and urinals, install sinks, and repair valves.


Course Objectives



  • Identify International Building Code requirements for general regulations, fixtures and faucets, water heaters, water supply and distribution

  • Identify water systems, pipe joining techniques, and private water systems for residential plumbing

  • Demonstrate the ability to read and interpret blueprints, sketches, and diagrams

  • Demonstrate the installation of various styles of toilets, including wall-hung, floor mount and urinals

  • Demonstrate the installation of various styles of sinks

  • Demonstrate the repair of various styles of valves

PLAP 1022 - Plumbing 2B


Plumbing 2B explores secondary drainage, indirect and special waste, and vents as they are defined in the International Plumbing Code. Throughout this course, you will study drainage systems, septic systems, and water treatment as they apply to residential plumbing. You will also examine mathematic concepts including: grade, percent grade, drop and run, elevation and grade, elevation in a plan view pipe diagram, 45-degree offsets in parallel, and rolling offsets.


Course Objectives:



  • Identify secondary drainage, indirect and special waste, and vents

  • Demonstrate knowledge of drainage systems, septic systems, and water treatment

  • Demonstrate industry mathematic problem solving

PLAP 1031 - Plumbing 3A


Plumbing 3A explores general regulations, fixtures, faucets and fixtures for the International Plumbing Code. Throughout this course, you will study water heating, Vents, combustible air, chimney, and vents in the International Mechanical Code. You will also examine rectangular solids, cylinders, and spheres in mathematics. Finally, you will practice how to join PVC pipes and fittings, soldering copper pipes and fittings.


Course Objectives



  • Identify the International Plumbing Code requirements for general regulations, fixtures and faucets

  • Identify the International Mechanical Code requirements for water heaters, chimneys, and vents, and boilers, water heaters, and pressure vessels

  • Demonstrate the ability to measure, cut, and assemble PVC pipes and fittings, check for leaks

  • Demonstrate the ability to measure, cut, and assemble copper pipes and fittings, check for leaks

PLAP 1032 - Plumbing 3B


Plumbing 3B studies the International Plumbing Code in which you will review vents, commercial applications, indirect waste, commercial/industrial waste applications, water supply and distribution, and special piping and storage systems. Special piping and storage systems will also be included. In the International Fuel and Gas Code, you will explore pipe materials, sizing, gas valves and controls, installation requirements, appliance connections, and supplemental and standby gas supplies.


Course Objectives



  • Identify secondary drainage, indirect and special waste, and vents

  • Identify drainage systems, septic systems, and water treatment

  • Demonstrate mathematical concepts for gas sizing

  • Identify piping materials, systems, controls and supplies

PLAP 1041 - Plumbing 4A


Plumbing 4A introduces traps and commercial applications as well as storm drainage for the International Plumbing Code. During this course, you will study boilers, water heaters, and pressure vessels as part of the International Mechanical Code. You will also be introduced to welding safety, Oxy-acetylene cutting SMAW (ARC) welding, and GMAW (TIG) welding as it applies to the plumbing industry. Finally, you will review Plumbing trade formulas.


Course Objectives



  • Identify traps and commercial applications and storm drainage

  • Identify boilers, water heaters, and pressure vessels

  • Explain welding safety, SMAW beads, and GMAW beads

PLAP 1042 - Plumbing 4B


Plumbing 4B explores the International Mechanical Code including boilers, water heaters, pressure vessels, refrigeration, and hydronic piping. In the International Plumbing Code, you will review all applicables in preparation for the Utah Journeyman license written exam. You will also study hydronics systems, including radiant floor heating, distribution and piping systems, expansion tanks, air removal, and auxiliary heating loads. Extensive laboratory work will be spent on projects to simulate the Utah Journeyman license practical exam.


Course Objectives



  • Identify boilers, water heaters, pressure vessels, refrigeration, and hydronic piping

  • Identify the International Plumbing Code as applicable to the state exam

  • Demonstrate the ability to measure, and assemble to isometric drawing laboratory projects in the disciplines of soldering, brazing, and gluing