This 12 hour course is designed specifically for Electricians (EE & ME) licensees that also hold a contractor electrician (CE) license. We’ll start the course with an overview of the changes to the 2017 National Electric Code, and what they’re review process looks like. We’ll also touch on the new sections and articles in the code, and address how the code is organized for ease of operation.
In the first section we will go over changes and updates to Article 100: Definitions and Article 110: Requirements for Electrical Installations, such as labeling requirements for arc-flash hazard warning and how to mark reconditioned equipment.
Next we will look at wiring and protection, covering such topics as AFCI protection in garages, guest rooms and suites, as well as branch circuits, and feeders.
Under Communication System we will go over an update to Article 800: Communications Circuits, talking about the grounding of radio and tv equipment, and then under the Tables and Informative Annexes we will teach electricians where and how to use the helpful charts that tradesmen may have to apply regularly during the course of their day.
From there we will go through the NFPA 70E, what it is used for and how it relates to the NEC.
Next up is a topic of Digital Marketing, which includes everything from an overview, to why tradesmen should pay attention to this topic, and different medias and specific platforms that tradesmen can start utilizing, like Facebook and Google Places, to get their message out.
Lastly is a section on business contracts wherein we’ll cover the basics of contracts, how to know when one exists, and enough to see what they need to get up and running in business, and explain when they’ll need to seek separate legal counsel.
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- Approved By: KY Dept. of Housing, Buildings & Construction - Electrical Div.
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.