Learn the standards for electrical service installation and improve your installation work in homes, businesses and other buildings all over Washington. With the help of this course, you will discover the many facets of NEC-2023 as they relate to service installation. This course is approved by the Department of Labor & Industries to provide four credits of continuing electrical education. 

NEC-2023 is your ultimate resource for codes and standards related to electrical service installation. This course organizes the many provisions of the National Electrical Code to show you how they work in harmony to build a safe framework for effective electrical installation. In addition to the overview, this course gives you a side-by-side comparison of changes from NEC-2020 to NEC-2023. Familiarize yourself with every change and addition while brushing up on your installation skills. 

To help you apply what you know, try the set of real-world scenarios at the end of the course. Each practical problem reinforces what you’ve learned and shows how NEC codes will help you in your daily work as an electrician. Install electrical service with confidence while maximizing efficiency and minimizing risk. 

After completing this course, you will be able to: 

  • Apply the codes covered in this course to real-world problems in locating, rating, selection, disconnects, multiple services, panels, identification and GFPE. 
  • Navigate the numerous codes that govern service installation. 
  • Follow best practices regarding service equipment rating. 
  • Apply best practices to service disconnecting means. 
  • Incorporate best practices for service overcurrent protection.  
  • Utilize relevant codes on overhead service conductors. 
  • Select and install appropriate service-entrance conductors.
  • Course ID(s): WA2023-495
  • 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.