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Alaska Electrician CE

Electrical Administrators: 8 hours per category based on current state adopted code. Journeyman Electricians: 16 hours- 8 hours must be on currently adopted NEC.

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Pre – assessment Quiz 5 minutes

Electrical power is both a useful and dangerous force that should be understood and dealt with in a safe manner while conducting workplace operations. As an employee or an employer, it is important that you understand the importance of electrical safety. NFPA 70E covers standards for electrical safety in the workplace. Throughout this course, you will review the relationship between OSHA and NFPA 70E. You will also review general NFPA 70E standards and the importance of these standards in maintaining your safety and the safety of others in the workplace.

Learning Objectives

  • OSHA Request for Electrical Safety Standard
  • Birth of NFPA 70E
  • NFPA 70E Scope
  • NFPA 70E Intent
  • OSHA Connection
  • NFPA Importance
  • Importance of Electrical Safety
  • Layout and Review of NFPA 70E
  • NFPA 70E Annexes

Lesson 1: Introduction of NFPA 70E 10 minutes

  • OSHA Requests an Electrical Safety Standard
  • NFPA 70E Scope
  • Intent of NFPA 70E
  • OSHA Connection
  • Importance of NFPA 70E
  • The 13 annexes

Quiz – 10 minute.

Lesson 2: Ch 1 – Safety Related Work Practices 10 minutes

  • Safety Related Work Practices
  • Organization
  • Article 100 Definitions

Quiz – 10 minute.

Lesson 3: Ch 1, Article 110: Requirements for Electrical Safety – Related Work Practices25 minutes

  • Chapter 1 – Article 110
  • Multiemployer Relationship
  • Outside Contractors
  • Training Requirements
  • Type of Training Required
  • Emergency Procedures Training
  • Qualified Person Training Requirements
  • Qualified While Still in Training?
  • Working Within the Limited Approach Boundary of Exposed Energized Parts Operating at 50 Volts or More
  • Unqualified Persons

Quiz – 10 minute.

Lesson 4: Electrical Safety Program20 minutes

  • Electrical Safety Program
  • Job Briefing
  • General Electrical Safety – Related Work Practices
  • Electrical Hazard Analysis
  • Electrical Shock Hazard
  • Levels of Electric Shock
  • Shock Hazard Analysis
  • Arc Flash Hazard
  • Incident Energy

Quiz – 10 minute.

Lesson 5: Transformer Current Ratings30 minutes

  • Transformer Current Ratings
  • Transformer Impedance
  • Calculating Available Fault Current
  • The Role of Circuit Breakers and Fuses in an Overload Condition
  • Bimetallic Strip – Operated Circuit Breakers
  • Typical Circuit Breaker Installations
  • Current – Limiting vs. Non – Current – Limiting Fuses
  • Cycles Passed Through Equal Distance of Arc Blast
  • Circuit Breaker Characteristics
  • Typical Cycles Passed
  • Flash Hazard Analysis

Quiz – 10 minute.

Lesson 6: EnergizedElectrical Work Permit30 minutes

  • Energized Electrical Work Permit
  • Electrical Interlocks
  • Test Instruments and Equipment
  • Handling Portable Electrical Equipment
  • Establishing and Electrically Safe Work Condition
  • Verifying an Electrically Safe Work Condition
  • Identifying Sources of Electrical Supply
  • Opening Disconnecting Devices
  • Applying Lockout/Tagout Devices
  • Testing for the Absence of Voltage
  • Grounding Phase Conductors or Circuit Parts

Quiz – 10 minute.

Lesson 7: Lockout/Tagout 40 minutes

  • Lockout/Tagout
  • Principles of Executing Lockout/Tagout
  • Lockout/Tagout Plan
  • Lockout/Tagout Devices
  • Employer’s Responsibility in a Lockout/Tagout Procedure
  • Forms of Lockout/Tagout Control
  • Who is in Charge of a Complex Lockout/Tagout Procedure?
  • Coordination of Lockout/Tagout Procedure
  • Review of Electrical Drawings
  • Where to Install Lockout/Tagout Devices
  • Procedural Elements of Control in a Lockout/Tagout Condition
  • The Application of Lockout/Tagout
  • When No Attachment Position is Available on a Disconnecting Means
  • Use of Tagout Only
  • Removal of Lockout/Tagout Devices
  • Release for Return to Service Test and Visual Inspections

Quiz – 10 minute.

Lesson 8: Ch 1 – Article 130: Working on or Near Live Parts45 minutes

  • Working on or Near Live Parts
  • Examples of Increased or Additional Hazards (Justification to Work on Energized Circuits)
  • Examples of the Infeasibility to De – Energize due to Equipment Design or Operational Limitations
  • Energized Electrical Work Permit
  • Approach Boundaries to Energized Parts
  • Limited Approach Boundary (Shock Protection)
  • Restricted Approach Boundary (Shock Protection)
  • Prohibited Approach Boundary (Shock Protection Boundary)
  • Factors Determining Shock Protection Approach Boundaries
  • Flash Protection Boundary
  • Flash Hazard Analysis
  • Determining the Flash Protection Boundary
  • ARC Flash Labels and the NEC
  • Type of PPE for Arc Flash Protection

Quiz – 10 minute.

Lesson 9: Alternative Method of Determining Arc Flash FR Clothing & PPE25 minutes

  • Alternative Method of Determining Arc Flash FR Clothing and PPE
  • Hazard Risk Category Classifications
  • Protective Clothing and PPE Matrix
  • Protective Clothing and Equipment Minimum Requirements
  • Typical Protective Clothing Systems
  • Typical Arc Flash Protection
  • 10 Reasons Why I Won’t Wear an Arc Flash Suit When Required
  • 1 Reason to Wear an Arc Flash Suit

Quiz – 10 minute.

Lesson 10: General Standards Pertaining to Personal & Other Protective Equipment15 minutes

  • General NFPA 70E Standards Pertaining to Personal and Other Protective Equipment
  • Insulated Tools and Equipment
  • Work on or Near Un – insulated Overhead Lines
  • General Safety Precautions Covered by NFPA 70E
  • Conclusion

Quiz – 10 minutes.

4 $45

Branch Circuits
The National Electrical Code (NEC) 2008 Wiring and Protection course is designed for persons performing electrical work.

The branch circuits segment of this course is designed to provide you with knowledge of the requirements of the National Electrical Code (NEC) set for the ratings. However, this segment does not cover requirements for branch circuit ratings that supply motor loads. During the third segment, you will also explore the required receptacle and lighting outlet requirements.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify key responsibilities of the members of the Electrical Safety and Licensing Advisory Board
  • Identify the types of licenses issued
  • Understand the application requirements for obtaining different types of licenses
  • Know the requirements for license renewal and continuing education
  • Abide by the regulations laid down by municipal and regional bodies
  • Identify the reasons that can lead to license denial and other disciplinary actions
  • Understand the experience and general requirements for obtaining a license
  • Know the fee for license application and renewal
  • Identify the different requirements for obtaining a license
  • List the different kinds of documentation required
  • Learn about the different responsibilities assigned to licensees
  • Identify branch circuit grounded conductors
  • Learn branch circuit and ratings
  • Comprehend important information concerning Ground – Fault Circuit – Interrupters (GFCI)
  • Understand how an arc fault interrupter functions
  • Learn the various types of required receptacle and lighting outlets

Key Terms – 5 minutes

Lesson 1: Branch Circuit Ratings – 35 minutes
Lesson Topics.

  • Ratings
  • Lesson 1 Quiz

Lesson 2: Required Receptacle and Lighting Outlets – 35 minutes

  • Receptacle Outlets
  • Required Lighting Outlets
  • Lesson 2 Quiz

This module is designed to train individuals or groups employed in the electrical industry in the understanding of how to safely control the life threatening electrical hazards they face daily. The topics covered in this module include service equipment in general, disconnecting means, NEC regulations, ground – fault protection, overcurrent protection, and the proper location and installation of service equipment.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the general definition of service equipment
  • Comprehend how to properly position and install service equipment like disconnecting means
  • Learn how to install overcurrent protection
  • Learn how to install ground – fault protection
  • Know about overcurrent protection for ungrounded and grounded conductors
  • Understand National Electrical Manufacturer’s Association (NEMA) ratings for service equipment
  • Learn the National Electric Code (NEC) regulations and follow them

Key Terms – 5 minutes

Lesson 1: Branch Circuit Ratings – 35 minutes

  • Service Equipment
  • Disconnecting Means
  • Rules Governing Disconnecting Means
  • Grouping, Marking, and Accessing Disconnecting Means
  • Lesson 1 Quiz

Final Exam – 15 minutes

Overcurrent Protection
This course provides an overview of the general installation guidelines and rules for overcurrent protective devices. The topics covered during this module include overcurrent protection devices and their installation, circuits and conductors, the different types of fuses, and NEC regulations.
Learning Objectives

  • Explain basic electrical terms and concepts
  • Understand the general installation rules for overcurrent protective devices
  • Identify and operate major circuit overcurrent protective devices
  • Identify common electrical hazards
  • Describe the use of electrical test equipment

Key Terms – 5 minutes

Lesson 1: General Requirements – 40 minutes

  • Protection of Conductors
  • Standard Ampere Ratings
  • Fuses or Circuit Breakers in Parallel
  • Thermal Devices
  • Supplementary Overcurrent Protection
  • Electrical System Coordination
  • Ground – Fault Protection of Equipment
  • Location in the Circuit
  • Grounded Conductors
  • General Installations Rule
  • Lesson 1 Quiz

Lesson 2: General Installation Rule, Disconnecting, and Guarding – 40 minutes

  • Mounting in a Vertical Position
  • Disconnecting Means for Fuses
  • Arcing or Suddenly Moving Parts
  • Definition of a Plug Fuse
  • Voltage Limitations
  • Plug Fuse Identification
  • Installing Plug Fuses
  • Edison Base (Type T) Fuses
  • Lesson 2 Quiz

Lesson 3: Plug Fuses, Fuseholders, and Adapters – 35 minutes

  • Type S Base Plug Fuses
  • Non – Removable Type S Fuses
  • General Requirements
  • Lesson 3 Quiz

Lesson 4: Circuit Breakers – 35 minutes

  • Position Indication
  • Location of Ampere Rating Marking
  • Circuit Breakers Used as Switches
  • Lesson 3 Quiz

Final Exam – 15 minutes

4 $45

The Changes to the National Electrical Code (NEC) 2008 course is designed for persons performing electrical work. While there were over 3,688 proposed changes to the 2008 Code, this course will examine some of the most significant changes that affect the people throughout the electrical industry including residential, commercial, and industrial electricians.

Even though the 145 articles contained in the Code can be confusing and may contain what appears to be contradictory requirements, the authority having jurisdiction (AHJ) will be the fundamental decision maker. You will need to understand and follow their interpretation as to the significance of information contained in a particular article, section, or subsection.

During this course, particular emphasis will be provided when this situation is known to have occurred and some of the different perspectives will be presented to permit you to see several sides of a particular topic.

4 $30

This package contains following courses.

  • Electrical Fundamentals
  • NEC 2008 Code Update
  • NEC 2008 Wiring & Protection
  • NFPA 70E

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16 $175

This package contains following courses.

  • NEC 2008 Code Update
  • NEC 2008 Wiring & Protection

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8 $80

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