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2017 National Electrical Code® On-Site Training

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This electrical training course helps electricians understand the most recent version of the National Electrical Code� (NEC�)

Workshop Description/Agenda

Starting Fall 2016, this NEC® training seminar teaches students how to navigate, use, and understand the NEC® as it applies to the electrical work they do.  This seminar is frequently used by electricians for continuing education and licensing purposes. During this NEC® training seminar, our instructors will address the most recent changes to the code and answer questions related to students’ specific work situations.

Day One - Discussion Topics

Introduction to the National Electrical Code® (NEC)

  • NEC® layout as the first step in successful navigation
  • Differences between chapters 1-4 and 5-9
  • How to quickly put yourself in the right chapter of the National Electrical Code®

Finding specific information in Chapter 1 General:

  • Key words and definitions you must know
  • Installation requirement topics

Finding specific information in Chapter 2 Wiring and Protection, on:

  • Use and Identification of Grounded Conductors
  • Branch Circuits
  • Feeders
  • Branch-Circuit, Feeder and Service Calculations
  • Outside Branch Circuits and Feeders
  • Services
  • Overcurrent Protection
  • Grounding
  • Transient Voltage Surge Suppressors

Finding specific information in Chapter 3 Wiring Methods and Materials, on:

  • Wiring Methods
  • Conductors for General Wiring
  • Cabinets, Cutout Boxes, Meter Socket Enclosures Outlet, Device, Pull, and Junction Boxes; Conduit Bodies; Fittings; and Manholes Armored Cable
  • Nonmetallic-Sheathed Cable: Types NM, NMC and NMS
  • Flexible Metal Conduit: Type FMC
  • Liquidtight Flexible Metal Conduit: Type LFMC Rigid Nonmetallic Conduit: Type RNC
  • Liquidtight Flexible Nonmetallic Conduit: Type LFNC Electrical Nonmetallic Tubing: Type ENT
  • Auxiliary Gutters
  • Busways
  • Cablebus
  • Metal Wireways
  • Surface Metal & Nonmetallic Raceways
  • Cable Trays

Day Two - Discussion Topics

Finding specific information in Chapter 4: Equipment for General Use, on:

  • Flexible Cords and Cables
  • Fixture Wires
  • Switches
  • Receptacles, Cord Connectors, and Attachment Caps Switchboards and Panelboards
  • Luminaries, Lamp holders, Lamps
  • Appliances
  • Fixed Electric Space-Heating Equipment
  • Motors, Motor Circuits, and Controllers, including Disconnecting Means for Motors
  • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Equipment
  • Transformers and Transformer Vaults
  • Equipment over 600 Volts, Nominal

Finding specific information in Chapters 5 through 8, on:

  • The interrelationships between the first four chapters and these chapters
  • Special Occupancies
  • Special Equipment
  • Special Conditions
  • Communication Systems

Finding specific answers from tables in Chapter 9

  • How to Quickly Use Ready Information

Who Should Attend

If you work with electrical systems and equipment, you need to understand the intricacies of the NEC.

Additional Information

Training Provider: TPC Trainco

Course Topics: Industrial Training > National Electrical Code

Training Course Summary: This electrical training course helps electricians understand the most recent version of the National Electrical Code� (NEC�)

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