This 6 hour course for Journeyman (EE) and Master (ME) Electricians starts with an overview of the changes to the 2017 NEC that we will address in the course, which include important code-wide changes as well as new articles, such as Article 90, that have been added.
Next up we will go over chapter 1, including updates to Article 100: Definitions, such as “Associate Apparatus” and “Building, Structure”, and Article 110: Requirements for Electrical Installations, which covers “Listing (Product Certification) of Equipment” and “Electrical Equipment – Tightening Torque”.
In Chapter 2: Wiring and Protection, we will cover different grounding and bonding issues, such as which circuits that are not to be grounded and grounding for AC systems, as well as branch circuits in garages, guest rooms, and guest suites.
The next chapter covers Chapters 8 & 9, including an update on the grounding of radio and tv equipment, and updates to the informative annexes, such as regarding calculated and continuous loads.
Lastly, we’ll review the National Fire Protection Association 70E, including how it relates with the NEC and how it is organized for understanding, as well as covering the hazards of arc-flash, how to prevent it and how to protect yourself from it.
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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.