Mississippi 15 Hour 2017 NEC Electrical Engineer Package
- 15 Hour Course
This 15 hour course will address updates published in the 2017 NEC and now applicable for Mississippi electricians. We’ll start with an introduction to the changes presented by the 2017 NEC. From there we’ll address the new review process, as well as Article 90, code-wide changes, the new Articles, and how the NEC is organized for use.
In the next section we’ll go over Article 100: Definitions, and Article 110: Requirements for Electrical Installations.
For Chapter 2: Wiring and Protection updates we’ll take a look at branch circuits, feeders, and grounding and bonding, among other sections.
In Chapter 3: Wiring Methods and Materials some of the updated topics include the general requirements, conductors for general wiring, raceways and cables on rooftops, and different cable types.
The next section is Chapter 4: Equipment for General Use where we’ll go over changes for switches, appliances, and fixed electric space-heating equipment, among other sections.
For updates to Chapter 6: Special Equipment, we’ll take a look at updates to the content on electric signs and outline lighting, office furnishings, x-ray equipment, and PV systems.
Lastly we’ll take a look at Chapter 8: Communication Systems, Chapter 9: Tables, and Informative Annexes. Here we’ll see updates that electricians use regularly in their practice, such as grounding for radio and tv equipment, premises-powered broadband communications system, and powering circuits, as well as updated notes to tables and updates to the continuous load calculation.
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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.