This 4 hour course is designed to help Oregon electricians meet their continuing education requirements by covering changes made to Chapters 3 & 7 of the 2017 NEC. To start, we’ll give an extensive overview of the code, the new review process, Article 90, code-wide changes, the new Articles for 2017, as well as an explanation of how the NEC is organized.
For Chapter 3: Wiring Methods and Materials, we’ll cover every significant change to this chapter, including sections on minimum cover requirements, cable raceways, and listing requirements, among others.
In Chapter 7: Special Conditions we’ll cover all of the significant changes to situations where electrical components and connections must be designed to operate under duress or when other systems operate.
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- Approved By: Oregon Building Codes Division
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.