This exploration of NEC-2023 provides the codes and best practices you need to make electrical installation a safe, effective exercise. This four-credit course is approved by the Regulations & Licensing Department. 

Discover how the principles of NEC-2023 work together to establish a framework for installation standards. Compare NEC-2023 to NEC-2020 to see what has changed with the newest edition. This course uses a “cut-and-paste” method that immediately draws your attention to additions, changes, and deletions within the text of the electrical code. 

Conclude your studies with a helpful set of practical problems. Each one is a real-world example demonstrating important course material concepts. They will help you ground your textbook knowledge with field experience during installation. Adherence to NEC standards makes it easier and safer to properly install new electrical service. 

After completing this course, you will be able to: 

  • Understand and remember the numerous codes that govern service installation. 
  • Make use of the codes covered in this course while solving real-world problems in locating, rating, selection, disconnects, multiple services, panels, identification and GFPE. 
  • Select and install appropriate service-entrance conductors. 
  • Follow best practices regarding service equipment rating. 
  • Apply relevant codes to overhead service conductors. 
  • Explain best practices to service disconnecting means. 
  • incorporate best practices for service overcurrent protection.  
  • Course ID(s): 2023-099
  • Approved By: New Mexico Construction Industries 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.