• Industry and Technology Courses

Apprenticeship

Electrical Technology Program - Maintenance Electrician

Upon successful completion the participant will:
Apply mathematical reasoning to solve technical problems
Analyze the nature of DC and AC electricity and the quantities, units and measurements associated with it
Demonstrate the identification of the abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols of DC and AC electrical components in an electrical circuit, and the function of each one
Calculate the voltage, resistance, and current for series, parallel, and series/parallel circuits for DC and AC circuits
Apply the understanding of Resistance, Inductance, and Capacitance to DC and AC circuits, and its application to Power Loads
Correlate the requirements, standards and information in the NEC to the proper installation or modification of electrical systems, circuits, equipment and conductors
Demonstrate the function and proper use of electrical tools and test instruments used in the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of motors and motor control systems
Demonstrate and explain how AC and DC motors and their control mechanisms interact with other components in an integrated electromechanical or mechatronic system
Integrate a coordinated methodology of measurements and adjustments on motors and motor control components in an electromechanical or mechatronic system
Demonstrate how to protect motors and prevent motor failure from operating outside of their physical and/or electrical specifications
Develop a troubleshooting methodology to localize, identify and document causes of malfunctions in motor circuits, based upon the technical documentation

Learner Outcomes

This course prepares students for entry level positions as electrical maintenance apprentices. The course work meets the requirements of HRS 448E


Section - TRAD8940-032

Carpentry

Carpentry - Minor Home Repair and Projects

This is an introductory course for home owners. Students learn the theories and manipulative skills involved in the proper use of hand tools and machinery dealing with the repair and maintenance of a cottage. The student gains practical experience in performing typical minor home repairs. Safety is stressed.

Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, you will learn: 1) What Personal Protective Equipment is necessary while working with tools and equipment necessary for minor home repair and fabrication. 2) How to use and manipulate hand and electrical tool safely. 3. How to design and fabricate items for home use


Section - ENR4200-016


Section - ENR4200-017

Electrician

Electrical Technology Program - Journeyworker Electrician (EW)

The Electrical Technology Program – Journeyworker Electrician provides participants with the academic coursework required by Hawaii Revised Statute HRS 448E for journey worker electrical apprentices.  Participants gain foundational skills in applied math and electrical safety as well as the required subjects in AC/DC theory, motors and motor control, NEC, and transformers. This program fulfills Requirements of HRS 448E, 240 hour electrical academic coursework

Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion the participant will:
  • Apply mathematical reasoning to solve technical problems
  • Analyze the nature of DC and AC electricity and the quantities, units and measurements associated with it
  • Demonstrate the identification of the abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols of DC and AC electrical components in an electrical circuit, and the function of each one
  • Calculate the voltage, resistance, and current for series, parallel, and series/parallel circuits for DC and AC circuits
  • Apply the understanding of Resistance, Inductance, and Capacitance to DC and AC circuits, and its application to Power Loads
  • Correlate the requirements, standards and information in the NEC to the proper installation or modification of electrical systems, circuits, equipment and conductors
  • Relate the terminology defined in NEC 2011 Article 250 to applicable electrical installations of systems, circuits, equipment, and conductors
  • Evaluate the requirements for proper grounding and bonding of electrical systems, circuits, equipment and conductors based upon the requirements of NEC 2011
  • Identify proper safety rules and procedures while working on electromechanical or mechatronic systems
  • Demonstrate the function and proper use of electrical tools and test instruments used in the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of motors and motor control systems
  • Identify common motor control components and their symbols
  • Demonstrate and explain how AC and DC motors and their control mechanisms interact with other components in an integrated electromechanical or mechatronic system
  • Integrate a coordinated methodology of measurements and adjustments on motors and motor control components in an electromechanical or mechatronic system
  • Demonstrate how to protect motors and prevent motor failure from operating outside of their physical and/or electrical specifications
  • Develop a troubleshooting methodology to localize, identify and document causes of malfunctions in motor circuits, based upon the technical documentation
  • Evaluate the specifications of a transformer to determine the physical makeup
  • Evaluate the effect that harmonics have on a transformer’s effectiveness
  • Correlate transformer type to their purpose, function, and application


Section - TRAD8910-052

Electrical Technology Program - Maintenance Electrician

Upon successful completion the participant will:
Apply mathematical reasoning to solve technical problems
Analyze the nature of DC and AC electricity and the quantities, units and measurements associated with it
Demonstrate the identification of the abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols of DC and AC electrical components in an electrical circuit, and the function of each one
Calculate the voltage, resistance, and current for series, parallel, and series/parallel circuits for DC and AC circuits
Apply the understanding of Resistance, Inductance, and Capacitance to DC and AC circuits, and its application to Power Loads
Correlate the requirements, standards and information in the NEC to the proper installation or modification of electrical systems, circuits, equipment and conductors
Demonstrate the function and proper use of electrical tools and test instruments used in the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of motors and motor control systems
Demonstrate and explain how AC and DC motors and their control mechanisms interact with other components in an integrated electromechanical or mechatronic system
Integrate a coordinated methodology of measurements and adjustments on motors and motor control components in an electromechanical or mechatronic system
Demonstrate how to protect motors and prevent motor failure from operating outside of their physical and/or electrical specifications
Develop a troubleshooting methodology to localize, identify and document causes of malfunctions in motor circuits, based upon the technical documentation

Learner Outcomes

This course prepares students for entry level positions as electrical maintenance apprentices. The course work meets the requirements of HRS 448E


Section - TRAD8940-032

Electrician Continued Competency Course (NEC)

Electricians License Renewal – Kauai Community College

Effective July 1, 1995, all electricians in categories EJ, EJI, EJS, ES, ESI, and ESS (Maintenance Electricians – EM category are exempt from this requirement) will need to complete a continued competency requirement and pay the applicable fees in order to renew their license. The deadline to renew your license is June 30, 2023. Failure to renew your license by paying the applicable fee and meeting the continued competency requirement shall constitute a forfeiture of the license effective July 1, 2023. A forfeited license does not allow you to perform electrical work. You have one year from June 30, 2023, to restore your license. If you fail to restore your license by June 30, 2024, you will need to reapply as a new applicant.

For information on the renewal process call the Licensing Branch of the Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs at 586-3000 or visit: https://cca.hawaii.gov/pvl/ select “Electricians and Plumbers FAQs” for information on meeting continued competency requirements.

You may purchase the NEC 2020 National Electrical Code Book at the Kauai Community College Bookstore.

BRING YOUR 2020 NATIONAL ELECTRICIANS CODE BOOK WHICH IS REQUIRED FOR THE CLASS. A PICTURE ID & YOUR ELECTRICIANS LICENSE WILL BE NEEDED FOR IDENTIFICATION PURPOSES AS WELL.

Prequisites

You may purchase the NEC 2020 National Electrical Code Book at the Kauai Community College Bookstore.

BRING YOUR 2020 NATIONAL ELECTRICIANS CODE BOOK WHICH IS REQUIRED FOR THE CLASS. A PICTURE ID & YOUR ELECTRICIANS LICENSE WILL BE NEEDED FOR IDENTIFICATION PURPOSES AS WELL.


Section - TRAD8203-250


Section - TRAD8203-251


Section - TRAD8203-252


Section - TRAD8203-253


Section - TRAD8203-254

Facilities Maintenance

Electrical Technology Program - Maintenance Electrician

Upon successful completion the participant will:
Apply mathematical reasoning to solve technical problems
Analyze the nature of DC and AC electricity and the quantities, units and measurements associated with it
Demonstrate the identification of the abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols of DC and AC electrical components in an electrical circuit, and the function of each one
Calculate the voltage, resistance, and current for series, parallel, and series/parallel circuits for DC and AC circuits
Apply the understanding of Resistance, Inductance, and Capacitance to DC and AC circuits, and its application to Power Loads
Correlate the requirements, standards and information in the NEC to the proper installation or modification of electrical systems, circuits, equipment and conductors
Demonstrate the function and proper use of electrical tools and test instruments used in the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of motors and motor control systems
Demonstrate and explain how AC and DC motors and their control mechanisms interact with other components in an integrated electromechanical or mechatronic system
Integrate a coordinated methodology of measurements and adjustments on motors and motor control components in an electromechanical or mechatronic system
Demonstrate how to protect motors and prevent motor failure from operating outside of their physical and/or electrical specifications
Develop a troubleshooting methodology to localize, identify and document causes of malfunctions in motor circuits, based upon the technical documentation

Learner Outcomes

This course prepares students for entry level positions as electrical maintenance apprentices. The course work meets the requirements of HRS 448E


Section - TRAD8940-032

Industry and Trades

Carpentry - Minor Home Repair and Projects

This is an introductory course for home owners. Students learn the theories and manipulative skills involved in the proper use of hand tools and machinery dealing with the repair and maintenance of a cottage. The student gains practical experience in performing typical minor home repairs. Safety is stressed.

Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, you will learn: 1) What Personal Protective Equipment is necessary while working with tools and equipment necessary for minor home repair and fabrication. 2) How to use and manipulate hand and electrical tool safely. 3. How to design and fabricate items for home use


Section - ENR4200-016


Section - ENR4200-017

Electrical Technology Program - Journeyworker Electrician (EW)

The Electrical Technology Program – Journeyworker Electrician provides participants with the academic coursework required by Hawaii Revised Statute HRS 448E for journey worker electrical apprentices.  Participants gain foundational skills in applied math and electrical safety as well as the required subjects in AC/DC theory, motors and motor control, NEC, and transformers. This program fulfills Requirements of HRS 448E, 240 hour electrical academic coursework

Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion the participant will:
  • Apply mathematical reasoning to solve technical problems
  • Analyze the nature of DC and AC electricity and the quantities, units and measurements associated with it
  • Demonstrate the identification of the abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols of DC and AC electrical components in an electrical circuit, and the function of each one
  • Calculate the voltage, resistance, and current for series, parallel, and series/parallel circuits for DC and AC circuits
  • Apply the understanding of Resistance, Inductance, and Capacitance to DC and AC circuits, and its application to Power Loads
  • Correlate the requirements, standards and information in the NEC to the proper installation or modification of electrical systems, circuits, equipment and conductors
  • Relate the terminology defined in NEC 2011 Article 250 to applicable electrical installations of systems, circuits, equipment, and conductors
  • Evaluate the requirements for proper grounding and bonding of electrical systems, circuits, equipment and conductors based upon the requirements of NEC 2011
  • Identify proper safety rules and procedures while working on electromechanical or mechatronic systems
  • Demonstrate the function and proper use of electrical tools and test instruments used in the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of motors and motor control systems
  • Identify common motor control components and their symbols
  • Demonstrate and explain how AC and DC motors and their control mechanisms interact with other components in an integrated electromechanical or mechatronic system
  • Integrate a coordinated methodology of measurements and adjustments on motors and motor control components in an electromechanical or mechatronic system
  • Demonstrate how to protect motors and prevent motor failure from operating outside of their physical and/or electrical specifications
  • Develop a troubleshooting methodology to localize, identify and document causes of malfunctions in motor circuits, based upon the technical documentation
  • Evaluate the specifications of a transformer to determine the physical makeup
  • Evaluate the effect that harmonics have on a transformer’s effectiveness
  • Correlate transformer type to their purpose, function, and application


Section - TRAD8910-052

Electrical Technology Program - Maintenance Electrician

Upon successful completion the participant will:
Apply mathematical reasoning to solve technical problems
Analyze the nature of DC and AC electricity and the quantities, units and measurements associated with it
Demonstrate the identification of the abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols of DC and AC electrical components in an electrical circuit, and the function of each one
Calculate the voltage, resistance, and current for series, parallel, and series/parallel circuits for DC and AC circuits
Apply the understanding of Resistance, Inductance, and Capacitance to DC and AC circuits, and its application to Power Loads
Correlate the requirements, standards and information in the NEC to the proper installation or modification of electrical systems, circuits, equipment and conductors
Demonstrate the function and proper use of electrical tools and test instruments used in the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of motors and motor control systems
Demonstrate and explain how AC and DC motors and their control mechanisms interact with other components in an integrated electromechanical or mechatronic system
Integrate a coordinated methodology of measurements and adjustments on motors and motor control components in an electromechanical or mechatronic system
Demonstrate how to protect motors and prevent motor failure from operating outside of their physical and/or electrical specifications
Develop a troubleshooting methodology to localize, identify and document causes of malfunctions in motor circuits, based upon the technical documentation

Learner Outcomes

This course prepares students for entry level positions as electrical maintenance apprentices. The course work meets the requirements of HRS 448E


Section - TRAD8940-032

Electrician Continued Competency Course (NEC)

Electricians License Renewal – Kauai Community College

Effective July 1, 1995, all electricians in categories EJ, EJI, EJS, ES, ESI, and ESS (Maintenance Electricians – EM category are exempt from this requirement) will need to complete a continued competency requirement and pay the applicable fees in order to renew their license. The deadline to renew your license is June 30, 2023. Failure to renew your license by paying the applicable fee and meeting the continued competency requirement shall constitute a forfeiture of the license effective July 1, 2023. A forfeited license does not allow you to perform electrical work. You have one year from June 30, 2023, to restore your license. If you fail to restore your license by June 30, 2024, you will need to reapply as a new applicant.

For information on the renewal process call the Licensing Branch of the Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs at 586-3000 or visit: https://cca.hawaii.gov/pvl/ select “Electricians and Plumbers FAQs” for information on meeting continued competency requirements.

You may purchase the NEC 2020 National Electrical Code Book at the Kauai Community College Bookstore.

BRING YOUR 2020 NATIONAL ELECTRICIANS CODE BOOK WHICH IS REQUIRED FOR THE CLASS. A PICTURE ID & YOUR ELECTRICIANS LICENSE WILL BE NEEDED FOR IDENTIFICATION PURPOSES AS WELL.

Prequisites

You may purchase the NEC 2020 National Electrical Code Book at the Kauai Community College Bookstore.

BRING YOUR 2020 NATIONAL ELECTRICIANS CODE BOOK WHICH IS REQUIRED FOR THE CLASS. A PICTURE ID & YOUR ELECTRICIANS LICENSE WILL BE NEEDED FOR IDENTIFICATION PURPOSES AS WELL.


Section - TRAD8203-250


Section - TRAD8203-251


Section - TRAD8203-252


Section - TRAD8203-253


Section - TRAD8203-254

Forklift New Operator Training and Certification Course

Forklift training for those who have never operated a forklift. Training includes classroom and hands-on training. Participant must wear long pants and covered shoes. Certification is for Class 5 vehicles.


Section - TRAD8350-175


Section - TRAD8350-177


Section - TRAD8350-178


Section - TRAD8350-179

Security Guard Re-Certification Course

In accordance with HRS Section 463-10.5 (Act 208 (SLH 2010), effective July 1, 2013, all guards, and all agents, operatives, and assistants employed by a guard agency, private business entity, or government agency who act in a guard capacity shall apply to register with the Board of Private Detectives and Guards, and meet the following registration, instruction, and training requirements prior to acting as a guard:

  1. Be not less than eighteen (18) years of age;
  2. Possess a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  3. Not be presently suffering from any psychiatric or psychological disorder which is directly related and detrimental to a person’s performance in the profession; and
  4. Not have been convicted in any jurisdiction of a crime which reflects unfavorably on the fitness of the individual to act as a guard, unless the conviction has been annulled or expunged by court order; provided that the individual shall submit to a national criminal history record check as authorized by federal law, including but not limited to the Private Security Officer Employment Authorization Act of 2004, and specified in the rules of the Board.

For more information on the registration process with the Board call the Licensing Branch of the Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs (DCCA) at 586-3000 or visit: http://dcca.hawaii.gov/pvl/boards/private/
Effective June 30, 2014, registered guards are required to obtain at least four (4) hours of continuing education prior to each renewal. These four hours are required to be obtained in the classroom.

Topics to be covered include:

  1. Professional image and aloha training;
  2. Active shooter;
  3. Workplace violence;
  4. Fire safety;
  5. Blood borne pathogen exposure awareness;
  6. Professional ethics; and
  7. Civil liability

Prequisites

Must be currently registered with the Board of Private Detectives and Guards through the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA), and must have completed the Initial 8-Hour training requirement.


Section - TRAD8101-138


Section - TRAD8101-139

Security Guard Training

The first step toward becoming a licensed Security Guard in Hawaii is to complete this state-approved training. Begin a rewarding career helping to ensure the safety of your community.

There are no requirements to sign up for this course, however, there are licensing requirements set forth by the state. You just need to be at least 18 years of age, possess a high school education or its equivalent, and pass a criminal history record check (pursuant to HRS section 463-10.5). For more information on licensing, visit https://cca.hawaii.gov/pvl/boards/private/


Section - TRAD8100-223


Section - TRAD8100-227

Safety and Compliance

Security Guard Re-Certification Course

In accordance with HRS Section 463-10.5 (Act 208 (SLH 2010), effective July 1, 2013, all guards, and all agents, operatives, and assistants employed by a guard agency, private business entity, or government agency who act in a guard capacity shall apply to register with the Board of Private Detectives and Guards, and meet the following registration, instruction, and training requirements prior to acting as a guard:

  1. Be not less than eighteen (18) years of age;
  2. Possess a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  3. Not be presently suffering from any psychiatric or psychological disorder which is directly related and detrimental to a person’s performance in the profession; and
  4. Not have been convicted in any jurisdiction of a crime which reflects unfavorably on the fitness of the individual to act as a guard, unless the conviction has been annulled or expunged by court order; provided that the individual shall submit to a national criminal history record check as authorized by federal law, including but not limited to the Private Security Officer Employment Authorization Act of 2004, and specified in the rules of the Board.

For more information on the registration process with the Board call the Licensing Branch of the Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs (DCCA) at 586-3000 or visit: http://dcca.hawaii.gov/pvl/boards/private/
Effective June 30, 2014, registered guards are required to obtain at least four (4) hours of continuing education prior to each renewal. These four hours are required to be obtained in the classroom.

Topics to be covered include:

  1. Professional image and aloha training;
  2. Active shooter;
  3. Workplace violence;
  4. Fire safety;
  5. Blood borne pathogen exposure awareness;
  6. Professional ethics; and
  7. Civil liability

Prequisites

Must be currently registered with the Board of Private Detectives and Guards through the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA), and must have completed the Initial 8-Hour training requirement.


Section - TRAD8101-138


Section - TRAD8101-139

Security Guard Training

The first step toward becoming a licensed Security Guard in Hawaii is to complete this state-approved training. Begin a rewarding career helping to ensure the safety of your community.

There are no requirements to sign up for this course, however, there are licensing requirements set forth by the state. You just need to be at least 18 years of age, possess a high school education or its equivalent, and pass a criminal history record check (pursuant to HRS section 463-10.5). For more information on licensing, visit https://cca.hawaii.gov/pvl/boards/private/


Section - TRAD8100-223


Section - TRAD8100-227

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