Grounding and Bonding – Based on NFPA and IEEE standards plus government case studies

Course Description: This course covers the relationship of grounding and bonding.


  • Module One –Six Secrets of Electricity, Understanding How the Neutral Works, Grounding Electrode, Equipment Ground.
  • Module Two – Identification Requirements, Connection Requirements, Relationship to Overcurrent Protection, Ground Fault, Short Circuit, Interrupting Fault Current
  • Module Three – Four Purposes of Grounding and Bonding, Grounding and Bonding Language,
  • Single Phase and Three Phase System Bonding and Grounding, When Systems Are Not Required to be Bonded, When Systems Are Not Required to be Grounded.
  • Module Four – How Ground Faults Respond to Wiring Methods, Understanding Objectionable Currents, Grounding Sensitive Electronic Equipment, Cases Studies.
  • Module Five – Grounding and Bonding Transformers, Grounding and Bonding Generators, Separately Derived Systems
  • Module Six – Clearing Ground Faults and Short Circuits, Bolted Faults, Sizing Grounding Electrode Conductors
  • Module Seven – Bonding Conductors, Main Bonding Jumpers, Equipment Bonding Jumpers, Sizing the Main Bonding Jumper, Sizing the Bonding Jumper

Perquisites: None

Candidates for this Certification Course:

  • Maintenance Managers
  • Existing Qualified Electrical Workers
  • Supervisors
  • Engineers
  • Plant Managers
  • Safety Mangers
  • Risk managers
  • Project Managers
  • Electricians
  • Maintenance Technicians

CEU’s –7, PDH’s - 24