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At the completion of the Part 2 course for Texas electricians, licensees will be able to:

  • Describe changes to emergency disconnects and surge protection for outside branch circuits and feeders found in Chapter 2 of the 2023 NEC.
  • Outline the new wiring method for installing underground service conductors.
  • List the locations that must be provided with surge protection devices.
  • Identify changes for service conductors and service installation requirements found in Chapter 2 of the 2023 NEC.
  • Outline the new declaration regarding standard overcurrent device ratings found in Chapter 2 of the 2023 NEC.
  • Identify changes to the standard ampere ratings in Table 240.6(A).
  • Describe the new requirement that surge protection devices indicate they are functioning properly.
  • Identify updates, additions, and changes to Chapter 3 of the 2023 National Electrical Code.
  • Identify updates, additions, and changes to Chapter 4 of the 2023 National Electrical Code.
  • List new locations requiring tamper-resistant receptacles.
  • Describe the change in scope to Chapter 4 of the 2023 NEC.
  • Explain the new requirements for cannabis oil equipment and cannabis oil systems using flammable materials found in Chapter 5 of the 2023 NEC.
  • Identify changes in requirements for electrical construction and installation criteria in health care facilities.
  • Describe updates to the 2021 edition of NFPA 70E.
  • Define the terms lockout/tagout, approach boundaries, and arc flash.
  • Explain important sections from Texas Legislative and Administrative rules from Chapter 73 and 1305 that relate to electrical licenses
  • Course ID(s): 26956
  • Approved By: TDLR

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.