This course explains updated installation methods that electricians must use to pass both rough and final electrical inspections.

The Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction-approved course covers the updated 2023 NEC requirements for installing wiring on rooftops, above ceilings, and underground.

Also included are comprehensive code checklists that cover:

  • Installing and grounding panelboards, services, and transformers
  • Required steps to pass rough electrical inspections
  • Required steps to pass final electrical inspections

Learning Objectives:

Montana electricians who complete this course will:

  • Know how to install electrical systems using the 2023 NEC that will pass the underground, above ceiling, rooftop, service, panelboard, transformer, and rough and final electrical inspections
  • Understand the installation codes electrical inspectors look for on jobsites
  • Confidently respond to inspector requirements during all phases of a project

After each section of the course, students must answer a multiple-choice review question. To pass the course, students must complete all 50 of these questions with a total score of at least 70%. Additionally, students will not receive credit until they spend a minimum of 200 active minutes in the course (50-minute credit hours).

  • Course ID(s): ELE-CE-CRS-00465
  • Approved By: Montana State Electrical Board

Instructor Bio

Jerry Durham

Jerry previously served the state of North Carolina as a Level III electrical inspector and provided state-approved electrical training for electrical inspectors at both Alamance County and Guilford County (NC) Community Colleges. Jerry taught the Kentucky state-approved four-year electrical apprenticeship programs offered by the Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) Trade School and Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Trade School, and served the state of Kentucky as a Master Electrician and Louisville Metro Code Enforcement Officer. Jerry is a Certified Distance Education Instructor (CDEI) and NCCER Core and Electrical Curriculum certified instructor. Jerry currently holds North Carolina and ICC electrical inspector accreditations and is recognized by the state of Washington as an approved electrical administrator.