Troubleshooting

Work Practices Troubleshooting

Work Practices Troubleshooting is a method for finding the root cause of a problem and correcting it. The ultimate goal of troubleshooting is to get the equipment back into operation. An entire production operation may depend on the troubleshooter’s ability to solve a problem quickly and economically. At times, such a task might present itself… Read More »

Test Equipment

Test Equipment

Test Equipment are the tools of the trade for the technician. They are needed for safety, for information and for troubleshooting equipment. A thorough understanding of the tools available and their application will make you a better technician. Test Equipment Course Objectives Describe multimeters and their use. Identify common electrical testers. Explain megohmmeters and their… Read More »

Electrical Safe Work Practices

Electrical Safe Work Practices

Electricity is a powerful force that can damage equipment, injure or even cause death if not properly controlled. Working around electricity requires caution to prevent accidental contact with energized equipment. Several regulations exist to document the proper use of personal protective equipment and safety precautions but it is ultimately up to the worker to prevent… Read More »

Print Reading

Print Reading

One of the fundamental skills that must be mastered by a craftsperson is Print Reading. Prints are the building blocks that standardize manufacturing and aid in troubleshooting. Print Reading Course Objectives Describe the different types of mechanical drawings and the typical parts of a drawing. Describe the different types of electrical drawings. Explain the symbols… Read More »

Grounding Practices

Grounding Practices

Grounding Practices of electrical equipment is necessary for safety, for signal accuracy, and to minimize interference in a circuit. Understanding proper grounding techniques will help in troubleshooting and may save your life. Grounding Practices Course Objectives Define grounding and why it is necessary. Explain common problems that can occur in grounding systems. Describe the types… Read More »

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