Lesson series

Molded Case Circuit Breakers Part 1

This training module is designed for PEARL as part of the Employee Development Program.  It features the breaker basics from the complete course.
It highlights the necessary content for PEARL Level 1 Certification.
1 Hour duration.
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What's included?

  • Course Outline
  • History
  • Brands
  • Breaker Basics
  • How Breakers Work
  • Breaker Components
  • Trip Units
  • Accessories and Terminations
  • Applications
  • Assembled Breakers
  • Enclosed Breakers
  • Selection Factors

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the student will be qualified to:
• Be Familiar with the History of Breakers
• Know the major Brands
• Understand breaker basics
• Understand how breakers work
• Identify the breaker components
• Know the different trip units
• Understand thermal magnetic trips
• Identify various applications
• Be familiar with the available breaker accessories
• Recognize where enclosed breakers can be uses
• Understand how a breaker is assembled
• Understand the selection factors


 You will also learn how the thermal magnetic element works with a dynamic illustration.

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