In this 8 hour course for Montana electricians, we will cover the half of the 2017 NEC, starting with an introduction to the course, including explaining the updated review process for 2017, Article 90, code-wide changes, an overview of the 2017 new articles, and a short lesson on how the code is organized.
In equipment for general use, students will cover changes in chapter 4 including switches, industrial control panels, appliance, fixed outdoor electric deicing and snow-melting equipment, and ending with generators and storage batteries.
Under changes in Chapter 5: Special Occupancies, we will take a look at commercial garages, gas stations, and health care facilities and temporary installations.
Lastly students will learn the every significant change in Chapter 8: Communication Systems, such as radio, phones, CAT 5, and broadband, Chapter 9:Tables, which has one change in Note 9, and Informative Annexes, three revisions for the demonstrations and examples that electricians use almost daily.
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- Approved By: Montana State Electrical Board
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.