National Electrical Code 2017 (NEC-2017)

National Electrical Code 2017

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course provides electricians, electrical inspectors and electrical contractors a comprehensive study of Chapters 1 through 4, including a brief overview of Chapter 5 of the 2017 National Code. Major updates and revisions from previous editions are addressed throughout this course. The class participant will receive a softbound copy of the NEC 2017 standard and will learn how to apply the Code to properly install electrical circuits and equipments. This course provides a study of the definitions of electrical terms; requirements for electrical installations, such as branch circuits and grounding systems; wiring methods and materials; overcurrent protection, voltage drop, neutral load and other calculations through practical exercises; the method for determining conductor ampacity through practical exercises; and more. The content of the NEC 2017 course also addresses the OSHA 29 CFR 1910.301-308 mandated requirements for electrical installations. 
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NUMBER
227
DURATION
4 days
SCHEDULE
8:00am - 4:30pm
INVOLVEMENT
Lecture
 
CREDITS
3.2 CEUs
TUITION
$1,305

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This course is intended for electricians, electrical inspectors and electrical contractors who have a need to meet federal, state and local requirements for performing electrical work. Each participant will receive a softbound copy of the NEC®–2017 standard, along with the AVO textbook.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • Describe the organization of the 2017 National Electrical Code®
  • Describe the general requirements
  • Identify grounding and bonding requirements
  • Identify and use the various tables
  • Describe the method for determining conductor ampacity
  • Describe how to calculate neutral, branch circuit, and feeder loads
  • Describe how to calculate electrical enclosure and conduit conductor fill
  • Identify acceptable wiring methods
  • Describe the process of sizing motor circuits and required components
  • Identify the requirements GFCI use with temporary wiring

REQUIREMENTS

Working knowledge of basic electricity is necessary for understanding the requirements of the NEC®. Each participant must bring a standard calculator.

CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS

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