10 Hour Course
This 10 hour course for Mississippi electricians begins with an overview of the changes to the 2017 NEC, including an explanation of the new review process, discussion of Article 90 which discusses how the first seven chapters of the NEC inter-relate, code-wide changes, and an explanation how the NEC is organized.
Next up is an introduction to Chapter 1 and Articles 100 & 110, covering updates to definitions and requirements for electrical installments.
The next section we’ll look at is Chapter 3: Wiring Methods and Materials, including sections on branch circuits for garages, dwelling units, basements, and accessory buildings, overcurrent protections, and intersystem bonding terminations, among other topics.
Chapter 6: Special Equipment is our next topic, including updates to multiple sections including electric signs, x-ray equipment, industrial machinery, and PV systems.
To conclude the course we will examine changes in Chapter 8: Communication Systems with updates to grounding radio and tv equipment, Chapter 9: Tables where electricians will see an update to notes, and lastly Informative Annexes, including an update to the continuous load calculation.