Theory of Electrical Power

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR FRIDAYS IN TACOMA: Parking passes are required at Pacific Lutheran University for weekday classes. They are NOT REQUIRED for weekend classes. Students who enroll in this class will receive a Parking Pass in their email confirmation which can be printed and placed on your dashboard to avoid any fines and/or towing at your own expense.

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to electrical power theory, including amps, ohms, volts, coulombs and watts; solving power calculations; transportation from source to consumer; and understanding a power meter. Supplemental handouts included with the cost of course.

Continuing Education Credit

This course has been approved by Washington State for:

  • Electrical Trainees
    • 8 hours Basic Classroom Training
    • Course #: WA2022-607
  • Journey-level Electricians, Electrical Administrators and Master Electricians
    • 8 hours Industry Related
    • Course #: WA2022-607

This course has been approved by State of Idaho Division of Building Safety for Electricians.

  • 8 hours Industry Related
  • Course #: 20-773925

Class Times

  • 8:00AM – 5:00PM

Required Books/Materials

  • 2020 or 2023 NEC Code Book
  • Tools:
    • Needle Nose Pliers
    • Pocket Knife
    • Ruler
    • Scratch Awl/Nail
    • Straight Blade Screwdriver
    • Wire Cutters
  • Calculator
  • Paper
  • Pen/Pencil


Classroom Information