Guide to the National Electrical Code Based on NFPA 70

Course Description: understanding the purpose and principles of code, how to find code references quickly. Information concerning overcurrent protection, wiring methods, motors, transformers, generators and hazardous locations are emphasized.


Module One – Definitions, Overcurrent Protection Coordination, Location Arc – Flash Label Requirements, Working Space Requirements, Dedicated Space Requirements

Module Two – Identification Requirements: Conductors, Circuits, Grounding and Bonding; Terminations and Connections

Module Three – Overcurrent Protection, Overloads, Overcurrent, Short-Circuit, Ground Faults, Time and Current Relationship, Conductor Protection Requirements

Module Four – Sizing HVAC Overcurrent Protection, Sizing HVAC Circuit Conductors, Sizing Heating Equipment Overcurrent Protection, Sizing Heating Equipment Circuit Conductors, Understanding Nameplate on HVAC systems, Power Limited Circuits Controls of HVAC Systems

Module Five – Branch Circuit Design Requirements, Other Than Dwelling Unit Systems, Panelboards, Loadcenters, Switchboards, Circuit Directory Requirements

Module Six – Wiring Methods, Physical Protection, Underground Applications, Above Ceiling Applications, Luminaire Protection

Module Seven – Ampacity Requirements of Conductors, Industrial, Residential and Commercial Applications, Rooftop Ampacity Requirements

Module Eight – Sizing Wiring Troughs, Junction Box, Pull Box, Conduit

Module Nine - Cable Trays Application and Sizing; Disconnect Requirements

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