This four-hour course opens with a two-hour presentation of every significant change made to Chapter 4 in the 2020 National Electrical Code® (NEC) through Article 408. The five Articles covered -- Article 400 [Flexible Cords and Flexible Cables], Article 402 [Fixture Wires], Article 404 [Switches], Article 406 [Receptacles, Cord Connectors and Attachment Plugs], and Article 408 [Switchboards Switchgear and Panelboards] – contain foundational code provisions with far-reaching impacts on electrical work.
That is followed by a one-hour class that presents a survey of Texas Administrative Rules 73.1 through 73.80 that govern licensing and responsibilities of Electrical Contractors followed by a quick look at Texas Statutes §§ 1305.101 through 1305.303 that create the agencies, types of licenses, and enforcement tools for electrical licensees of all types from electrical contractors to Sign Electricians and Residential Appliance Installer.
The 4-hour course finishes with a one-hour class on NFPA 70E-2015 (Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace), the industry standard for safer conditions when working with electricity. The class presents the changes made to the 2015 edition of NFPA 70E, including helpful guides on some of the most hazardous situations confronted in the field.
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- Course ID(s): 26082
- Approved By: TDLR
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.