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Industrial Electrician

Entry Level Assessment Blueprint

Specific Competencies and Skills Tested in this Assessment:

Written Assessment:

Administration Time: 3 hours
Number of Questions: 190

Areas Covered:

17% Basic Theory
15% D.C. Circuits/Calculations
12% A.C. Circuits/Calculations
14% D.C. Machines
13% A.C. Machines/Polyphase Circuits
15% N.E.C. Code
9% Motor Control/Symbols
5% Motor Controls

Sample Questions

Concerning transformers in general, which statement is true? 

  1. The secondary is the low voltage winding.
  2. The primary is the high voltage winding.
  3. The primary is connected to the load.
  4. The secondary is connected to the load. 

When using a 3 wire control circuit to control a magnetic motor starter, the part that will open the control circuit when an overload occurs is/are the 

  1. motor starter auxiliary contact
  2. motor starter power contacts
  3. overload relay heater element
  4. overload relay switch 

A _____ _____ location is a location in which ignitable concentrations of flammable gases can exist under normal operating conditions. 

  1. Class I, Division I
  2. Class I, Division II
  3. Class II, Division I
  4. Class II, Division II 

Which of the following aids in releasing the armature of a relay when voltage is disconnected? 

  1. magnet assembly
  2. air gap
  3. shading coil
  4. bell crank 

A single receptacle is to be attached to a 20 amp branch circuit. The receptacle can be sized 

  1. 20 amps only
  2. 15 amps only
  3. either 15 or 20 amps
  4. depends on the voltage used