This 14 hour course is a comprehensive continuing education course for electrical contractors in the State of Florida. Alarm System Agent and Fire Alarm System Agents will need to take the Alarm Electrical Contractor CE course.
This package will begin with a short introductory class on the updates to the National Electric Code (NEC), and then cover Chapters 1,2,3,8, and 9 of the NEC updates.
These classes are followed by a course on the NFPA 70E, which is the industry standard for safer conditions when working with electricity. Then, we'll get into workers' compensation, including a brief history and the basic requirements. Next is the prevention of false alarms, which explains the reasons for false alarms, the regulations for false alarms, and what can be done to mitigate false alarms.
Then we will move into business practices, and look at liens, and what the electrical contractor should know about them. To finish up the package, we'll examine laws and rules, starting with the regulations governing contractors, especially regarding unlicensed work. This section ends with updated regulations governing wind mitigation. The package will conclude with the updated 2017 Residential Advanced Building Code.
There are in-text questions to test your knowledge as you go.
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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.