16 Hour Course
Course ID: Package
Approved By: Oregon Building Codes Division
This 16 hour package course will meet Oregon Rule and Law (ORL), Code Change (CC) and Code Related (CR) requirements for Limited Residential Electricians (LR) and Limited Journeyman Manufacturing Plant Electrician (PJ).
To start we’ll give a 2017 NEC complete review.
Then we’ll review Chapter 1, by looking a the few changes in Articles 100 & 110.
Next up we’ll cover Chapter 2: Wiring and Protection, which looks at updates to sections such as branch circuits, feeders, and grounding and bonding.
In Chapter 3: Wiring Methods and Materials we’ll cover the updates to their general requirements, including listing requirements for cables, and permitted uses for different types of cable.
In Chapter 7: Special Conditions, we’ll examine changes to the chapter on situations where electrical components and connections must be designed to operate under duress or when other systems are unable to operate.
In the next extensive section we’ll examine regulations and updates surrounding photovoltaic (PV) systems.
Lastly we’ll take a look at Oregon 2017 Rule and Law for electricians. This includes Oregon Electrical Specialty Code changes, as well as statewide alternative methods, statewide code interpretations, the appeals process, and the location of electrical requirements.