15 Hour Course
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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.