15 Hour Course
Course ID: 15-041-14
Approved By: Michigan LARA Electrical Division
Our 15 hour course starts with an introduction and articles 90, an introduction to the code, 100 new definitions, & 110 which are updates to requirements for electrical installations, and continues with the new articles, and code wide revisions.
Next up are the changes to Articles 200-285, including, for example, updates to using and identifying grounded conductors, branch circuits, overcurrent protections, and grounding and bonding.
In the next section we will cover Articles 300-399, which cover the general requirements for wiring methods and materials, conductors for general wiring, flat conductor cable type FCC & metal-clad cable type MC, and devices of insulating material.
In part 4 we will addresses changes to Articles 400-490, starting with flexible cords and cables, switches, receptacles, cord connectors, and attachment plugs, switchboards, switchgear, and panelboards, and fixed electric space-heating equipment & motors, motor circuits, and controllers, among others.
For updates in Articles 500-590, we will look at changes to multiwire branch circuits, intrinsically safe systems, motor fuel dispensing facilities, & spray application, dipping, coating, and printing, health care facilities, and theaters, audience areas of motion picture and television studios, performance areas, and similar locations, and more.
In part 6 of this course we will addresses Articles 600-695, starting with the topics of electric signs and outline lighting, electric welders & IT equipment, and swimming pools and fountains, among other updated topics.
Under the changes to Articles 700-770, we will look at changes to the emergency systems, classes 1-3 remote-control, signaling, and power-limited circuits, and fire alarm systems & optical fiber cables and raceways, for example.
Next we will look at changes to Articles 800-830 with updates to communication circuits, and radio and television equipment & community antenna television and radio distribution systems & network-powered broadband communications systems.
Lastly we will look at Michigan part 8 amendments to the NEC, which includes state specific inclusions in the electrical code, like how the code is arranged, enforcement, plans and specifications, approvals, and various rescinded sections.