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Washington Electrician CE

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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. The Services 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. The Overcurrent Protection segment of the 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.

4 $45

Course Description

Introduction

In order to understand the purpose and function of grounding and bonding, a review and comprehension of basic electricity is necessary. This four – hour course is a basic review of electricity, circuits, loads, Ohm?s Law, and the characteristics of electron flow. The principal learning objectives are to.

Define electricity and its characteristics
Discuss the generation and transmission of commercial electricity
Describe how current flows
Explain the fundamentals and elements of a circuit
Know the difference between resistive and inductive loads
Understand the relationship between transformers and loads
Explain why electrons seek and use earth ground as a path back to the source of electricity.

Approval Number: WA 2010 – 155

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

Description.

This course will provide Washington electricians with the latest requirements in electrical safety standards, administration, and installation.

Lesson Topics.

  • Electrical Safety Standards
  • Administration
  • Installation/Electricians and Electrical Installations
4 $45

Category:
Electricians CE.

Course Description

Electrical power is a dangerous force that requires proper understanding in the workplace. This course defines the requirements for work practices that workers should use to avoid injury from a release of electrical energy when performing tasks involving electrical power. The specific information in this course enables the student to prevent or minimize exposure to all widely recognized electrical hazards as well as to better understand the importance of the relationship between OSHA and NFPA 70E.

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding standards for electrical safety.

  • Understand the relationship between OSHA and NFPA 70E.

  • Understand ARC ratings .

  • Creating safe working conditions.

  • Understanding electrical shock hazards.

  • Understand transformers and circuit breakers.

  • Executing a lockout/tagout .

  • Understanding hazards of live parts.

  • General standards on personal protective equipment .

TOPICS COVERED: .

  • Introduction to NFPA 70E.

  • Safety Related Work Practices.

  • General Requirements for Electrical Safety Related Work Practices.

  • Electrical Safety Program.

  • Transformer Current Ratings.

  • Energized Electrical Work Permits.

  • Lockout/ Tagout.

  • Working On or Near Live Parts.

  • Alternative Methods of Determining Arc Flash FR Clothing and PPE.

  • General NFPA 70E standards pertaining to Personal and other Protective Equipment.

SEAT TIME:
This course has been approved for 4 hours.

TESTING:
All module quizzes require a 70% score to proceed forward in the course. The final exam must be passed with a 70% to receive a certificate of completion.

4 $45

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