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GAS TRADE: UNIT 5 (5th ed. pub. 2015) - Introduction to electricity

Publication Year:

  • 2015

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  • CSA
CSA Group's 2015 Gas Trade materials reference the Red Seal Program's trade outlines for your preparation to become a nationally recognized gasfitter. Please visit the Red Seal Program's website for more details.

Unit 5 - Introduction to electricity


The safe and proper installation of gas appliances and systems requires a gas technician/fitter to have knowledge of basic electrical theory and practical trade-related applications.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this unit you will be able to:

  • Identify electrical safety hazards, safe working techniques, procedures, and applicable codes.

  • Describe basic electrical theory and concepts.

  • Describe the components and operation of a simple electrical circuit.

  • Explain the principles of basic magnetism and electromagnetism.

  • Explain the theory of direct and alternating current.

  • Explain basic transformer theory and operation.

  • Describe and explain the use of electrical measuring instruments.

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