Exploring the NEC and Upcoming Code Changes
8am – 4pm 8 CEUs
Exploring the NEC
8am – 12pm 4 CEUs
Many electricians are aware that code changes happen, but are they aware of how to navigate through the NEC to interpret and apply them? This workshop focuses on how electricians will incorporate the NEC and it’s code changes into their day-to-day work.
Victor Ring, Code Consultant, JCR Productions, Inc.
- Licensees will learn the differences between the current code and future code
- Licensees will learn how to apply the differences into their day-to-day work
- Licensees will be able to navigate their NEC book more efficiently
I just wanted to thank you and Vick for the great class yesterday. As a first timer with JCR I can say that I was very pleased with the material, the presentation and of course the excellent leadership by Mr. Ring.
Exploring the NEC:
Introduction .5 hour
Table of Contents, Article 90, NEC history, & basic navigation methods. Current Code vs Updated Codes, example: Article 100 reformatting
Current and Upcoming Code Changes 1 hour
Current and upcoming changes to the NEC are introduced. These changes will be re-discussed in more detail as they come up throughout the class.
Based on the Science 1 hour
Article 210 Continuous Duty, Article 310 Temperature Adjustment, Article 220 Demand Factors, Article 310 Derations, Article 240 Overcurrent Protection, Article 310 Conductors, Articles 400-800 Utilization Equipment, Article 250 Grounded Conductors, Bonding Jumper System, Equipment Grounding Conductor; Current Code vs Updated Codes, example: Article 310 additions.
Navigating the NEC 1.5 hour
Methods of navigating including Table of Content, Key Word Index, Parallel Numbering System, Internal Content Reference, Annex; Article 100 Electrical slang versus correct Terminology; Current Code vs Updated Codes, example: Article 445 additions.
Upcoming Code Changes:
Know the Math 2 hours
Ohm’s Law; Standard & Optional Methods; Demand Factors for Appliances, Ranges, Dryers, Cooking; Loads for Schools, Restaurants, Farm; Current Code vs Updated Codes, example: Article 220 change in calculations.
Making Systems Safe 2 hours
Article 250 Grounding Electrodes, Grounding Electrode Conductors, Grounded Conductors, Bonding Jumpers, Equipment Grounding Conductors; Chapter 9 Voltage Drop, Resistance, Induction; Article 310 Temperature Adjustment; Article 250 Impedance; NFPA70E, OSHA 29, CFR 1910; Ladders, lift equipment, personnel protection equipment, safety briefings, inspections of tools and equipment, worker compensation; business organization and note-taking; Current Code vs Updated Codes, example: Article 242 addition.
Workshop participants are provided with a workbook:
POWER QUALITY AND 2020 NEC® CHANGES
Participants must bring an NFPA-70, National Electrical Code 2020 Edition. They are suggested to bring a notebook and a calculator to class. Instructor utilizes a PowerPoint presentation throughout instruction.
Evidence of Completion
Participants are required to sign a state-specific roster(s) and show a picture ID upon entering the workshop and again at the end of class. Each participant is provided with a Certificate of Completion at the end of class. JCR Productions, Inc. retains original copies of all signed rosters and has electronic copies kept indefinitely.
includes workshop & workbook-
$225 Full Day 8am-4pm
$120 AM Session 8am-12pm
A FREE ONLINE COURSE IS PROVIDED TO EVERYONE ATTENDING THIS CLASS TO DOUBLE YOUR HOURS AT NO EXTRA COST!
We sincerely appreciate our clients who promote and pursue the development of a professional electrical trade!
*States may have approved varying hours for this class. Check the Additional State CEU Reporting available or call us at 704.696.8555 for assistance.