This 16 hour course is designed to help you meet your continuing education requirements by covering changes made to Chapters 1-5 & 7 of the 2017 NEC. We’ll start with an overview of the 2017 NEC, including code-wide changes, how the review process works now, and an explanation of how the Code is organized.
Next we’ll cover the shortest chapter in the code with several updates to Articles 100 & 110.
Under wiring and protection we’ll take a look at specific updates like those to measurements for GFCI protections, garage branch circuits, and circuits not to be grounded, among others.
In equipment for general use we’ll look at many specific sections regarding switch connections, controlled receptacle marking, and storage batteries, in addition to others.
We end this course with special occupancies which covers locations that include various hazardous locations and the levels they are assigned. We look at updates surrounding garages, health care facilities, and gas stations, among others.
Show Course ID: 0
- Approved By: New Mexico Construction Industries 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.