This course is designed for Journeyman (EE) and Master (ME) Electricians to meet your complete continuing education requirements by covering changes made to Chapter 6 of the 2017 NEC.
In the introduction section we’ll give an overview of the changes made to the 2017 NEC, including code-wise changes and the new articles introduced in 2017, followed by a section, for clarity, on how the NEC is organized.
In the second section we’ll examine Chapter 6: Special Equipment, including freestanding-type office furnishings, and solar photovoltaic systems, which is an up and coming issue of which electricians should be aware.
The last section will review the National Fire Protection Association and how it is organized and interacts with the NEC. Lastly we will cover the topic of arc-flash, such as identifying the hazards and how to prevent and protect from arc-flash.
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- Approved By: Kentucky Electrical Division
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.