This course provides a baseline overview of the fundamentals of electricity. This online course will cover topics that include: electrical nature, circuits, voltage, current, resistance, power, resistor values, parallel resistors and solving for electrical properties using both formulas and electrical laws, such as Ohm’s Law and Watt’s Law for series and parallel circuits. @HomePrep is a National Leader in online education. With over 100,000 satisfied students and a course catalog of over 1,000 classes, we are here to help you – Invest in Yourself.

Basic Electricity (41 Hours)

$249.99

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Requirements and Certification Overview

If you work in manufacturing or the skilled trades, you could benefit from a baseline knowledge of electricity and electrical currents and circuits. Our online training will help you learn the skills you need to explore new career paths or improve your job performance. This non-credit course is fully online, easy to take, self-paced, and takes 41 hours to complete.

Basic Electricity provides a foundation of knowledge that is appropriate training for anyone working in the skilled trades or manufacturing. Additional education and certification will be required to obtain a career as an electrician; however, completing a basic electricity course makes it easier to complete further education.

@ Home Prep is now offering the basic Electricity course, designed to introduce you to the basic nature and functionality of electricity. You will explore basic properties of electrical circuit, voltage, current, resistance and power. This interactive course can be completed online and at your own pace. Sign up now!

Who Should Take This Course

This course is designed for individuals in the skilled trades or manufacturing who need a base knowledge of electricity and electrical currents and circuits.

Course Overview

The Basic Electricity course introduces you to the basic nature and functionality of electricity. You will explore the basic properties of electrical circuit, voltage, current, resistance and power. In addition, you will learn to utilize Ohm’s Law to determine electrical properties in a series and parallel circuits and apply Watt’s Law to simple circuits. The course is both online and self-paced.

Our course covers topics including:

  • Basic electricity components and their schematic symbols
  • Basic DC circuit properties – voltage, current, resistance and power s
  • Voltage sources
  • Resistor values using the resistor color code
  • Parallel resistors
  • Basics of using a digital multimeter