This course goes over the updated installation methods based on the 2023 NEC that electricians must learn to pass both rough and final jobsite inspections.

The course material, which is approved by the Department of Labor & Industries, covers updated code requirements for installing wiring underground, above ceilings, and on rooftops.

Also included are 2023 NEC checklists that go over:

  • Important steps for passing rough electrical inspections
  • Requirements for final electrical inspections 
  • Installing and grounding services, panelboards, and transformers

Learning Objectives:

Washington electricians who complete this course will:

  • Know how to use 2023 NEC installation methods for electrical systems to pass rough and final electrical inspections, including underground, above ceiling, and rooftop wiring
  • Understand the installation codes electrical inspectors look for on jobsites
  • Know how to respond to inspector requirements during different phases of an installation project
  • Understand the proper way to install and ground services, panelboards, and transformers

Every section within the course ends with a multiple-choice review question. To pass the course, students must answer 50 of these questions with a total score of at least 70%. Additionally, students will only receive credit once they spend 200 active minutes in the course (50-minute credit hours).

  • Course ID(s): WA2023-496
  • Approved By: Washington Department of Labor & Industries

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.