Asheville, NC – (20 CEUs*) Detailed NEC® Workshop (November 2021)


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November 17th & 18th, 2021 – 8am to 6pm on Wednesday & Thursday

(Please Arrive by 7:45 am. Lunch is ‘on your own’ from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm.)

*This course is worth 20 classroom CEUs for North Carolina with an additional optional 4 non-classroom online course (in NC licensees are able to bank up to 24CEUs). Additional State CEU Reporting Available.

The Detailed NEC® Workshop is a full two-day course exploring all aspects of the National Electrical Code. Whether you are brushing up your skills, training to become a code consultant, or testing up to a higher license, this course will prepare you to go to your next level. Our knowledgeable instructor, Victor Ring, combines his professional experience and real world examples while bringing a renewed enthusiasm for the electrical code. This course focuses on the 2017 NEC®. (North Carolina does not plan to adopt 2020 code until late 2021-at the earliest; however, we will transition this class as appropriate.)

Where: Comfort Inn @ Outlet Center
890 Brevard Rd,
Asheville, NC 28806
Hotel Phone: 828-665-4000
(Reduced room rates available for JCR workshop attendees. Call hotel directly to book your room.)

Course Outline (DAY 1)

Navigating the Electrical Code: 

  • Code Made Simple Method for Understanding and Navigating the NFPA-70
    • History, Chapters and Articles, Arrangement and Format
    • Definitions in the Code, Code Requirements, Annex
    • Introduction of the Paralleled Numbering System
    • Clarification of Terminology including neutral vs. grounded conductor
    • Foundational Concepts within NEC (i.e. math formulas, safety percentages, and occupancies)

Ohm’s Law and Review of Electrical Calculations: 

  • Key Points for Articles 110 (Requirements) and 200 (Identification of Grounded Conductors)
  • Review of Articles 210 (Branch Circuits) and 215 (Feeders) including ground fault protection and continuous load
  • Code-Wide Factors, Single-Phase Formula, Three-Phase Formula, Required Considerations

Branch Circuit, Feeder, and Service Load Calculations: 

  • Article 220 is completely reviewed including:
    • General Lighting Loads and Receptacle Loads and Derations
    • Motor loads, Heating loads, Non-dwelling Kitchen Loads
    • Dwelling Appliance Loads and Derating
    • Neutral Sizing & Neutral Derating
    • Optional Dwelling Calculation
    • Multi-family Dwelling Calculation
(DAY 2)

Outside Branch Circuits and Feeders:

  • Parts of Article 225 and 230:
    • Conductor Size, Support, and Spacing
    • Location, Grouping, Rating, and Sizing of Disconnects
    • Clearances over buildings
    • Ground Fault Protection of Equipment

Overcurrent Protection: 

  • Parts of Article 240:
    • Key Points
    • Standard OC Device Ratings
    • High Voltage

Bonding and Grounding: 10am-11am

  • Parts of Articles 200 & 250:
    • Use and Identification of Grounded Conductor
    • Electrodes Permitted for Grounding and Grounding Electrode Conductor Sizing
    • Review of Tables in 250

Wiring Methods, Wire Bending, and Cable Tray:

  • Key Points of Article 300 including Burial Depths
  • Study of Ampacity including Conductor Tables and Conductor Ampacities
  • Articles 312 and 314 practicing wire bending spaces, box fill, counting conductors, and pull boxes
  • Articles 376, 378, 390, 392, and Chapter 9 to cover Cable Tray Fill, Conduit and Tubing Fill, Wireway, and Panelboards

Equipment Covered in Chapter 4: 

  • Space heating Equipment
  • Motors and Motor Circuits
  • A/C Equipment
  • Transformers

Book of Specials (Chapters 5, 6, & 7): 

  • Hazardous classified locations referencing Tables 505 & 506
  • Healthcare Facilities,
  • Mobile Homes and Park Trailers,
  • Floating Buildings and Marinas
  • Cranes and Hoists
  • Pools and Fire Pumps

Flow and Navigation of the NFPA-72 (National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code): 

  • Code Organization and Layout
  • Components of Systems, Appliances, and Devices
  • Interface of Systems
  • Alarm systems types

Business Management and Law:

  • Elements to a business, types of businesses, insurance, bonds, estimating, business forms and bookkeeping, and permits