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24-Hour Complete Package for Idaho

  • 24 Hour Course
  • 3.8 11 Reviews
  • $149.00

This package is approved for Idaho electricians and covers all 24 required hours. The following courses are included:

  • 2023 NEC Changes
  • Residential Wiring (2023 NEC)
  • Commercial and Industrial Wiring (2023 NEC)

2023 NEC Changes

After completing this continuing education course for Idaho electricians, the participant will be able to apply the 100 most important changes to the 2023 National Electrical Code in common wiring practice.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the overall layout of the National Electrical Code and the addition of new articles.
  • Identify updates, additions, and changes to Chapter 1 of the 2023 National Electrical Code.
  • Identify updates, additions, and changes to Chapter 2 of the 2023 National Electrical Code.
  • Describe changes for branch circuits found in Chapter 2 of the 2023 NEC.
  • Identify the new requirements for grounding and bonding in Chapter 2 of the 2023 NEC.
  • Identify updates, additions, and changes to Chapter 3 of the 2023 National Electrical Code.
  • Summarize the general requirements for wiring methods and materials for systems rated over 1000 volts ac, 1500 volts dc covered in Article 305.
  • Identify updates, additions, and changes to Chapter 4 of the 2023 National Electrical Code.
  • Describe the change in scope to Chapter 4 of the 2023 NEC.
  • Identify changes and additions to requirements for switches found in Chapter 4 of the 2023 NEC.
  • List new locations requiring tamper-resistant receptacles.
  • Outline new requirements for receptacles, cord connectors, and attachment plugs found in Chapter 4 of the 2023 NEC.
  • Identify updates, additions, and changes to Chapter 5 of the 2023 National Electrical Code.
  • Outline new requirements for protection of electrical and electronic equipment in hazardous locations.
  • Explain the new requirements for cannabis oil equipment and cannabis oil systems using flammable materials found in Chapter 5 of the 2023 NEC.
  • Identify changes in requirements for electrical construction and installation criteria in health care facilities.
  • Identify updates, additions, and changes to Chapter 6 of the 2023 National Electrical Code.
  • Outline new and changed requirements for electric vehicle power transfer systems found in Chapter 6 of the 2023 NEC.
  • Explain the new and changed requirements for construction and installation of electrical wiring for swimming pools, fountains, and similar installations.
  • Identify updates, additions, and changes to Chapter 7 of the 2023 National Electrical Code.
  • Outline new and changed requirements for emergency systems in Chapter 7 of the 2023 NEC.
  • Identify changed requirements concerning signage and portable generators for optional standby systems found in Chapter 7 of the 2023 NEC.
  • Describe new wiring requirements for Class 4 fault-managed power systems.
  • Identify changed requirements for installation of circuits and supply-side overvoltage protection in fire alarm systems.
  • Identify updates, additions, and changes to Chapter 8, Chapter 9, and the Annexes of the 2023 National Electrical Code.
  • Outline new and changed requirements for network-powered broadband communication systems found in Chapter 8 of the 2023 NEC.
  • Outline new and changed requirements for conduits Annex C of the 2023 NEC.

Residential Wiring (2023 NEC)

This residential wiring installation course is based on the 2023 NEC and provides a room-by-room walkthrough of the updated requirements for successfully assembling electrical service in and around residential dwelling units. It's approved by the Idaho Division of Occupational and Professional Licenses and fulfills continuing education requirements for licensed electricians.

After completing this course, electricians in Idaho will be able to:

  • Organize the steps to building an NEC-compliant electrical service for a single-phase dwelling unit.
  • Apply NEC lighting outlet and control requirements to each room of a dwelling unit.
  • List the NEC minimum branch circuit requirements for each room of a dwelling unit.
  • Understand NEC special equipment and system requirements common to dwelling units.
  • Explain tamper-resistant receptacle technology and identify where the NEC requires these receptacles in each room of a dwelling unit.
  • Apply GFCI and AFCI protection requirements to each room of a dwelling unit according to the NEC.
  • Describe the receptacle outlet requirements per the NEC for each room of a dwelling unit.
  • Meet the minimum electrical requirements for the exterior of a dwelling unit.

Commercial Wiring (2023 NEC)

Understand electrical installation requirements for commercial and industrial applications with this eight-hour course. Any changes found in the 2023 National Electrical Code (NEC) compared to the previous version are also emphasized.

Electricians in Idaho who complete this course will be able to:

  • Define “Accessible” as it relates to equipment.
  • Explain why an equipment’s terminal temperature rating is used to select the conductor ampacity.
  • List the qualities that testing agencies check when examining electrical equipment.
  • Identify the minimum value required for the interrupting rating of a circuit breaker.
  • List the general requirements for providing overcurrent protection to flexible bus systems.
  • Identify when and how PVC, as a complete system, requires support.
  • Describe when a feeder disconnect requires ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) protection.
  • Identify when more than one motor is allowed on a branch circuit.
  • List examples of continuous and non-continuous loads.
  • Calculate the minimum ampacity required of a feeder tap.
  • List the basic requirements for sizing outlet and device boxes.
  • Describe the purpose of an effective ground-fault current path.
  • Interpret Table 310.12 to size phase conductors for dwelling unit services.
  • Understand the importance of using switches within their specified ratings and the types of permitted loads on switches.
  • Describe the proper procedure for installing conductors in conduits.
  • Identify where flexible cords are permitted to be used.
  • Describe the level of detail required for circuit identification.
  • Describe how overcurrent protection protects a motor control center (MCC).
  • Identify when a motor must have a disconnecting means within sight of the motor.
  • Identify installations or activities that require ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) protection for personnel.
  • Calculate the minimum ampacity required of feeder supply conductors for an industrial machine.
  • Approved By: Idaho Division of Building Safety

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.

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