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Install various ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) and arc fault circuit interrupter (AFCI) devices.

Definition

Installation includes
  • identifying a breaker-type and receptacle-type GFCI
  • identifying a feed-through GFCI receptacle
  • identifying an arc fault breaker type
  • connecting a GFCI and an arc fault breaker in single-phase service panel
  • connecting a GFCI receptacle as feed-through and in-line on specified circuits.
All connections must be complete and in accordance with manufacturer and NEC.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Where are GFCIs required?
  • In what areas of a dwelling are arc fault circuits required?
  • What is the function of a GFCI?
  • How is a GFCI tested?
  • What is the function of an arc fault?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and follow directions to complete an application for college admission, for a scholarship, or for employment.
  3. Generalize ideas from selections to make predictions about other texts.
  4. Draw conclusions and make inferences about explicit and implied information, using textual support.
  5. Analyze two or more texts addressing the same topic to identify authors’ purposes and determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  6. Identify false premises in persuasive writing.
  7. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  8. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical-thinking questions before, during, and after reading texts.

12.5

The student will read and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical-thinking questions before, during, and after reading texts.
  2. Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  3. Analyze two or more texts addressing the same topic to identify authors’ purposes and determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Identify false premises in persuasive writing.
  6. Draw conclusions and make inferences about explicit and implied information, using textual support.

Other Related Standards

NCCER Electrical Standards, 2011

26111-11 Residential Electrical Services

 

26112-11 Electrical Test Equipment