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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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 1636 - ECE Microsoft Access 2016 Level 1


Microsoft Access 2016 Level 1 introduces the basic skills necessary for creating and using a Microsoft Access database. The topics will include creating tables, building a database, database design, creating database objects, formatting tables, modifying table structures, setting field properties, retrieving data, and querying a database

ECEC 1637 - ECE Microsoft Access 2016 Level 2


Microsoft Access 2013 Level 2 introduces students to more advanced features of tables and queries in Microsoft Access. The topics will include designing a relational database, creating complex queries, customizing input forms including form controls and form layout, and creating custom reports including modifying a report in design view, performing report calculations, and creating labels.

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 1694 - ECE Microsoft Teams


Microsoft Teams explores the communication and collaboration tool that is part of the Office 365 suite. During this course, you will be introduced on how to chat with your colleagues, join and collaborate in teams, make voice and video calls, and share and collaborate on files.

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.

ECEC 1655 - ECE The Basics of Microsoft Office 2016: Excel, Word, and PowerPoint


This course is designed to develop basic skills in Microsoft Office 2016: Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. This course is delivered face-to-face in a computer lab where students will use the software to complete exercises in the following topics: Excel: Entering data into cells, working with numbers, editing and printing worksheets, working with formulas and functions, formatting the contents of cells, changing the appearance of worksheets, and charting worksheet data. Word: Creating and editing business letters, inserting, selecting, editing, copying, moving, and formatting text, using page layout options, creating a memo and press release, working with proofreading tools, creating a simple report, using paragraph formatting, using bulleted and numbered lists, using borders and shading, working with tables. PowerPoint: Creating and delivering a presentation, designing the presentation, adding graphics, animation and sound, and inserting charts.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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