The installation of electrical service is one of the most common and basic jobs performed by Alaska electricians. Use the principles of NEC-2023 to safely install sufficient services in buildings of all kinds across the state. This four-credit course is approved by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. 

Course content is organized to highlight how the codes of the NEC work together to create a safe, efficient standard for electrical installation. As a bonus, each code is presented with the “cut-and-paste” method to highlight changes from NEC-2020 to NEC-2023. See what changed and what hasn’t with a glance as you familiarize yourself with new code updates in the 2023 edition. 

To help you apply what you know, the course concludes with a set of practical problems. Each one is pulled from a real-world situation to demonstrate how adhering to NEC standards helps you properly install electrical service. 

At the completion of this course, you will be able to: 

  • Navigate the numerous codes that govern service installation. 
  • Utilize relevant codes on overhead service conductors. 
  • Select and install appropriate service-entrance conductors. 
  • Follow best practices regarding service equipment rating. 
  • Apply best practices to service disconnecting means. 
  • Incorporate best practices for service overcurrent protection.  
  • Apply the codes covered in this course to real-world problems in locating, rating, selection, disconnects, multiple services, panels, identification and GFPE. 
  • Course ID(s): 19774
  • Approved By: AK Department of Commerce, Professional Licensing

Instructor Bio

Jerry Durham

Jerry previously served the state of North Carolina as a Level III electrical inspector and provided state-approved electrical training for electrical inspectors at both Alamance County and Guilford County (NC) Community Colleges. Jerry taught the Kentucky state-approved four-year electrical apprenticeship programs offered by the Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) Trade School and Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Trade School, and served the state of Kentucky as a Master Electrician and Louisville Metro Code Enforcement Officer. Jerry is a Certified Distance Education Instructor (CDEI) and NCCER Core and Electrical Curriculum certified instructor. Jerry currently holds North Carolina and ICC electrical inspector accreditations and is recognized by the state of Washington as an approved electrical administrator.