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MA 15 Hour Code Update: 2023 NEC Changes

  • 15 Hour Course
  • 4.5 70 Reviews
  • $149.00

This 15-hour course is approved as MCE for Massachusetts Type A and B electrical licensees.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the overall layout of the National Electrical Code and the addition of new articles.
  • Identify the scope of what is covered and not covered in the Code.
  • 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.
  • Outline new requirements for insulated bus pipe and flexible bus systems found in Chapter 3 of the 2023 NEC.
  • 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.
  • Outline new requirements for receptacles, cord connectors, and attachment plugs found in Chapter 4 of the 2023 NEC.
  • Describe changes and additions to appliance requirements found in Chapter 4 of the 2023 NEC.
  • Identify updates, additions, and changes to Chapter 5 of the 2023 National Electrical Code.
  • Describe the changes to Class III Division 1 and Division. 2 locations found in Chapter 5 of the 2023 NEC.
  • 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.
  • Define the changes in scope for Article 701: Legally Required Standby Systems.
  • 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.
  • Identify the update regarding measurement of nipples in Table 1 of Chapter 9 of the 2023 NEC.
  • Outline new and changed requirements for conduits Annex C of the 2023 NEC.
  • Understand amendments made by Massachusetts to the 2023 NEC.
  • Summarize laws and rules related to the electrical profession.
  • Approved By: Division of Professional Licensure

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.

Course Reviews

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