NC Installing Services (2023 NEC)

  • 4 Hour Course
  • $45.00

North Carolina electricians are frequently called upon to install new electrical service in homes and businesses. Learn best practices and regulations for electrical installation from NEC-2023 in this four-credit course approved by the State Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors. 

The National Electrical Code is full of specific instruction and carefully constructed language. This course breaks down those complex codes to help you better understand the standards for electrical installation. Compare NEC-2023 to NEC-2020, including a “cut-and-paste” exploration of the changes between editions. This course not only makes it easy to check out updates and additions, it is also structured to help you see how NEC codes work together to improve your installations. 

Apply what you know to a set of practical examples at the end of the course. These problems put your education to the test with a selection of real-world examples that demonstrate the principles you’ve learned. Use these scenarios to improve the effectiveness and safety of your work. 

By the end of this course, you will be able to: 

  • Understand and remember the numerous codes that govern service installation. 
  • Apply relevant codes to overhead service conductors. 
  • Select and install appropriate service-entrance conductors. 
  • Utilize the codes covered in this course while solving real-world problems in locating, rating, Selection, disconnects, multiple services, panels, identification and GFPE. 
  • Incorporate best practices for service overcurrent protection. 
  • Follow best practices regarding service equipment rating. 
  • Explain best practices to service disconnecting means. 
  • Course ID(s): CEC.05669
  • Approved By: NC State Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors

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.