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Multimeter Basics

Multimeter Basics

This course demonstrates the differences between analog and digital testers and their proper usage. It also covers the fundamentals of using electrical testers as well as the testing of circuits and circuit components.

TPC Training is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.

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TPC Training is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for Multimeter Basics online training.

Lesson 1 - Using Electrical Testers

Demonstrates the differences between analog and digital testers and their proper usage. It also covers the fundamentals of using electrical testers as well as testing circuits and different circuit components.

Learning Objectives:
After this course, the learner will be able to:

    • Compare and contrast analog and digital meters.
    • Describe relevant personal and equipment safety when electrical testing.
    • Identify four multimeter settings that affect the display.
    • Explain how to test AC and DC voltage.
    • List four additional tests you can do with a multimeter.

Lesson 2 - Starting and Charging Circuits

Explains how a battery stores and dispenses electrical power, how an alternator generates electricity—charging the battery and supplying additional electricity. Then, various components of starting systems are discussed, followed by remote start and stop features associated with many mobile vehicles.

Learning Objectives:
After this course, the learner will be able to:

    • Describe how a battery stores and dispenses electrical power.
    • Explain the two major functions of a vehicle’s charging system.
    • List and describe the five main components of a vehicle’s starting system.