16 Hour Course
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Course ID: 14687
Approved By: Utah DOPL
This 16-hour course will satisfy your continuing education requirements to continue practicing as an electrician in Utah. The course will begin with an overview of Article 90, the code-wide changes to the NEC in 2017, and the new articles you'll want to familiarize yourself with.
After that, we'll dive into Chapter 1, which provides the foundational principles for the subsequent chapters. Chapters 2, 3, and 4 cover the planning, building, and use of electrical systems.
In Chapter 2 we'll discuss wiring and protection practices for branch circuits, feeders, surge protection, ground connections, and more. Chapter 3 looks at the methods and materials that are appropriate to employ when wiring systems, to ensure a safe and reliable system is being built. Chapter 4 explains how to safely and effectively devices and systems according to the purpose of a specific electrical design.
Chapter 5 addresses special occupations in electrical work, covering some of the less common situations you'll encounter, and is likely the most complex chapter in the NEC. These special occupations can involve hazardous substances or situations.
Finally, we'll look at Chapter 7 of the NEC, which covers special conditions where electrical systems must be able to operate under duress, or where typical systems cannot operate. This includes the topics of optical fibers and raceways, special systems for remote-control operations, and fire-alarm systems.