The aim of this State of Alaska approved course (course ID: 15887) is to help electricians in the state complete the required continuing education training. What this 16 hour course covers is the 2017 revision of the National Electric Code (NEC), specifically the changes made to Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 7.
A segment of this class discusses the NEC and the review process. This segment also looks at code-wide changes and new articles that were added in 2017.
The remainder of the course proceeds through each chapter pointing out the changes and revisions that were made to the Code. The chapters that are examined in this class address requirements for electrical installations, wiring and protection, wiring methods and materials, equipment for general use, special occupancies, and special conditions.
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- Course ID(s): AK 15887
- Approved By: AK Department of Commerce, Professional Licensing
Charles "Chuck" Price is At Your Pace Online's Subject Matter Expert for the Electrical Trade. He started out in grocery management at the age of 18 and after 5 years decided to venture into the electrical trade in 1996. He served his apprenticeship and quickly became a foreman running work. He gained experience in many facets of the trade such as working on traffic signals, hospitals and healthcare buildings, waste water treatment plants, and many commercial applications including telecommunications data centers. He currently is working for the area's largest healthcare system.
One of his passions is working with kids - and that starts with his own two boys! He has coached youth football and basketball at several levels and is part of a men's organization that raises money for the youth as well. He is a leader in the local 4-H group, helping kids learn about animal science. All in all, Chuck focuses on being the best father he can be, while maintaining a firm grasp on the ever-changing electrical industry.