This course is accepted for 8 hours of credit for California electricians.

  • At the completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
  • List all types of grounding electrodes.
  • Define the purpose of a grounding electrode conductor.
  • Identify the spacing requirements of receptacles.
  • Identify where a service disconnect must be located.
  • List cord and plug requirements for kitchen appliances.
  • Describe when an arc-fault circuit interrupter (AFCI) is required.
  • List the ways arc-fault circuit interrupter (AFCI) protection can be provided in a dwelling.
  • Explain how many receptacle outlets are required for a hallway.
  • Identify switch location requirements throughout a dwelling unit.
  • Describe how to locate the weight of a light fixture on a box.
  • Identify the working space requirements to permit ready and safe operation and maintenance of equipment.
  • Explain the effect a barrier has on a maintenance disconnect for a swimming pool.
  • Explain how to properly size a generator for an Optional Standby System.
  • Describe where intersystem bonding termination is required to be installed.
  • List permitted wiring methods for dwelling units.
  • Identify what type of installations require a nail guard.
  • List the underground installation requirements for circuits.
  • Identify where weather-resistant receptacle outlets are required to be installed.
  • List the applications and locations where nonmetallic-sheathed cable is not permitted.
  • List the depth requirements for flush-mounted box installations.

Given a blueprint, the learner will be able to:

  • Calculate how many receptacles are required to be tamper-resistant in a specified area.
  • Calculate how many receptacles are required to be ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) protected in a specified area.
  • Approved By: California Electrical Certification Unit

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.