2014 NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) Essentials with Certificate of Educational Achievement 3-day Seminar

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Improve your ability to use and apply the NEC® requirements in your work environment with three days of applied learning taught by the nation's leading electrical code experts. Review concepts and earn your Certificate of Educational Achievement* online!

NFPA®'s updated 2014 NEC Essentials Seminar features three days of high-impact training to help you navigate and apply the 2014 NFPA 70®: National Electrical Code®. You'll interact with NFPA's renowned electrical instructors in a collaborative learning environment. Restructured, topic-driven lessons are tailored to situations encountered in the field, with dynamic discussion, activities, and practical exercises on key NEC concepts.

Increase confidence in your ability to recognize potential problems and avoid costly rework or safety violations. The 2014 NEC Essentials Seminar provides the Code knowledge and vital takeaways you need to ensure safe and compliant electrical installation design in your work setting.

For the first time, the NEC Essentials Seminar offers a Certificate of Educational Achievement* available through an online exam taken after the course. Earn the Certificate to demonstrate proficiency in your understanding of seminar topics.

Upon completion you should be able to:

  • Determine if an electrical installation complies with all access and space requirements
  • Implement general requirements for service, feeder, and branch circuit conductors and overcurrent devices for a premises wiring system
  • Recognize all critical component sizes and locations in an effective grounding scheme
  • Clarify correct usage of metal piping and framing as grounding electrode conductors
  • Apply the rules for raceway and conduit fill to groups of conductors
  • Discuss the primary considerations in determining the ampacity of a conductor
  • List the standard ratings of overcurrent devices for use in applying code requirements

 

*Go online to earn your Certificate of Educational Achievement*!

After attending the seminar, take the online exam at your convenience using the web link provided. You can prepare for the test in your own time frame, using online tools for review. Passing the exam will earn your Certificate of Educational Achievement, confirming your course knowledge.

See the Certificate FAQs Tab for more information on purpose, limitations of NFPA Certificates, and Course Objectives.

 

Who Will Benefit:
Anyone who uses or enforces the NEC including: electrical system designers, electrical engineers, electrical contractors, safety engineers, installation and maintenance professionals, manufacturers, electrical inspectors, and project managers

Free with Training!
NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC), 2014 Edition

Continuing Education Credit:
Earn 2.1 CEUs or 21 hours for this 3-day seminar.
Attendance is required to earn CEUs. Please verify applicability with your professional board before attending.

Apply the code TO your facility AT your facility!
The premier training experience from NFPA: customized, hands-on instruction on-site at your workplace, administered by recognized experts who developed the codes and standards. For more information, contact us at 1-877-336-3280 or e-mail onsiteseminars@nfpa.org, or visit nfpatraining.org/onsiteseminars.

Anaheim (12/7 - 12/9/15)

Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort
1855 South Harbor Boulevard
Anaheim, California 92802
Reservations: 1-866-837-4197
Front Desk: 1-714-750-1811

Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate.

Atlanta (4/13 - 4/15/15)

Atlanta Marriott Century Center/Emory Area
2000 Century Boulevard, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30345
Reservations: 1-800-228-9290
Front Desk: 1-404-235-0000

Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate.
Or book online using this link: NFPA Seminar Week Atlanta

Atlanta Marriott Centrury Center
2000 Century Boulevard, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30345
Reservations: 1-888-236-2427
Front Desk: 1-404-235-0000

Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate.

Baltimore (3/2 - 3/4/15)

Holiday Inn Inner Harbor
301 Lombard St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
Reservations*: 1-800-HOLIDAY
Front Desk: 1-410-685-3500
*Guests may reference group code NFP to receive a discounted rate when making reservations.

Or book online using this link: NFPA Professional Development Week Baltimore 2015

Bellevue (11/16 - 11/18/15)

Sheraton Bellevue Hotel*
100 112th Avenue NE
Bellevue, Washington 98004
Reservations: 1-866-837-4275
Front Desk: +1-425-455-3330

*NFPA recommends this hotel based on location. Seminars will be hosted here. There are no special rates for NFPA attendees. You are free to stay wherever you like.

Chicago (4/20 - 4/22/15)

The Palmer House -- a Hilton Hotel
17 East Monroe Street
Chicago, Illinois 60603
Reservations: 1-800-HILTONS (445-8667)
Front Desk: 1-312-726-7500

Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate.
Or book online using this link: NFPA Professional Development Week Chicago 2015

Dallas (10/26 - 10/28/15)

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dallas - Market Center
2015 Market Center Blvd.
Dallas, Texas 75207
Reservations: 1-800-HILTONS
Front Desk: +1-214-741-7481

Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate.

Denver (10/12 - 10/14/15)

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Denver - Stapleton North
4040 Quebec Street
Denver, Colorado, 80216
Reservations: 1-800-HILTONS (445-8667)
Front Desk: +1-303-321-6666

Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate.

Durham (11/2 - 11/4/15)

Hilton Garden Inn Raleigh-Durham/Research Triangle Park
4620 South Miami Blvd.
Durham, North Carolina, 27703
Reservations: 1-800-HILTONS
Front Desk: +1-919-941-6066

Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate.

Fort Lauderdale (6/8 - 6/10/15)

Embassy Suites Hotel Fort Lauderdale
1100 South East 17th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Reservations: 1-800-HILTONS
Front Desk: 1-954-527-2700

Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate.

Hasbrouk Heights (6/8 - 6/10/15)

Holiday Inn Hasbrouck Heights-Meadowlands*
283 Route 17 South
Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey 07604
Reservations: 1-800-315-2621
Front Desk: +1-201-288-9600

*NFPA recommends this hotel based on location. Seminars will be hosted here. There are no special rates for NFPA attendees. You are free to stay wherever you like.

Houston (2/23 - 2/25/15)

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Houston by the Galleria
5353 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77056
Reservations: 1-800-HILTONS
Front Desk: 1-713-961-9000

Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate.

Indianapolis (9/21 - 9/23/15)

Hilton Garden Inn Indianapolis Downtown*
10 East Market Street
Indianapolis, Indiana, 46204
Reservations: 1-800-HILTONS
Front Desk: +1-317-955-9700

*NFPA recommends this hotel based on location. Seminars will be hosted here. There are no special rates for NFPA attendees. You are free to stay wherever you like.

Kissimmee (12/8 - 12/10/14)

Embassy Suites Orlando - Lake Buena Vista South
4955 Kyngs Heath Road
Kissimmee, Florida 34746
Reservations: 1-800-EMBASSY (362-2779)
Front Desk: 1-407-597-4000

Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate or book online. *NFPA recommends this hotel based on location. Seminars will be hosted here. There are no special rates for NFPA attendees. You are free to stay wherever you like.

Las Vegas (3/2 - 3/4/15)

Rio All Suites Hotel and Casino
3700 West Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, Nevada 89103
Front Desk/Reservations: +1-866-746-7671

Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate.

Nashville (5/18 - 5/20/15)

Seminar Location:
One Century Place Conference Center
26 Century Blvd.
Nashville, Tennessee 37214
Tel: 615-872-6400

Hotel for NFPA Group Rate:
Embassy Suites Nashville - Airport
10 Century Boulevard
Nashville, Tennessee, 37214
Reservations: 1-800-EMBASSY (362-2779)
Front Desk: 1-615-871-0033

Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate.

New Orleans (2/9 - 2/11/15)*

Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans Convention Center*
1001 South Peters Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
Reservations: 1-877-STAY-HGI
Front Desk: +1-504-525-0044

*NFPA recommends this hotel based on location. Seminars will be hosted here. There are no special rates for NFPA attendees. You are free to stay wherever you like.

Northbrook (9/14 - 9/16/15)

Seminar Location:
Underwriters Laboratories
333 Pfingsten Road
Northbrook, Illinois 60062
Tel: 1-888-503-5536

Accommodations:
Ask for the UL room rate for a discount, if available.

Courtyard by Marriott - Deerfield
800 Lake Cook Rd.
Deerfield, IL 60015
Tel: 1-847-940-8222

Hyatt Deerfield
1750 Lake Cook Rd.
Deerfield, IL 60015
Tel: 1-847-945-3400

Orlando (12/14 - 12/16/15)

Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld
10100 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32821
Reservations: 1-800-HILTONS (445-8667)
Front Desk: 1-407-352-1100

Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate.

Phoenix (4/13 - 4/15/15)

Desert Willow Conference Center*
4340 E. Cotton Center
Phoenix, Arizona 85040
Tel: +1-602-431-0001

Visit the Desert Willow Conference Center website for a list of local accomodations. There may be special rates when you mention Desert Willow. (*Please note: The Sheraton Phoenix Downtown, as indicated in the print catalog, is not the location of the seminar. The Desert Willow Conference Center is the updated location.

Quincy (3/2 - 3/4/15, 11/2 - 11/5/15)

Seminar Location:
NFPA Headquarters
1 Batterymarch Park
Quincy, Massachusetts 02379
1-617-770-3000

Recommended Hotel:
Hampton Inn Boston/Braintree
215 Wood Road
Braintree, MA 02184
Front Desk/Reservations*: 1-781-380-3300 or 1-800-HAMPTON (toll free)

*NFPA recommends this hotel based on location. Guests may request the NFPA room rate.

San Diego (5/4 - 5/6/15)

DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego Downtown*
1646 Front Street
San Diego, California, 92101
Reservations: 1-800-HILTONS
Front Desk: +1-619-239-6800

*NFPA recommends this hotel based on location. Seminars will be hosted here. There are no special rates for NFPA attendees. You are free to stay wherever you like.

San Francisco (7/20 - 7/22/15)

Sheraton Fisherman's Wharf Hotel
2500 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA 94133
Reservations*: 1-888-627-7024
Front Desk: 1-415-362-5500

Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate.

St. Louis (10/5 - 10/7/15)

Hampton Inn St. Louis-Downtown (At the Gateway Arch)*
333 Washington Avenue
Saint Louis, Missouri 63102
Reservations: 1-800-HAMPTONS
Front Desk: 1-314-621-7900

*NFPA recommends this hotel based on location. Seminars will be hosted here. There are no special rates for NFPA attendees. You are free to stay wherever you like.

 

Williamsburg (7/13 - 7/15/15)

Embassy Suites Williamsburg*
3006 Mooretown Road
Williamsburg, Virginia 23185
Reservations: 1-800-HILTONS
Front Desk: +1-757-229-6800

*NFPA recommends this hotel based on location. Seminars will be hosted here. There are no special rates for NFPA attendees. You are free to stay wherever you like.

Module 1: Introduction to the NEC® and Organization of the NEC (Articles 90 and 100)
Module 2: General Requirements (Article 110)
Module 3: Access and Space Requirements (Article 110)
Module 4: Conductor Types and Differences (Articles 100, 210, 215, 225, 230)
Module 5: Conductor Identification (Articles 200, 250, 310, 210, 215, 110, 517)
Module 6: Wiring Methods (Article 300, Chapter 3)
Module 7: Raceway Fill (Chapters 3 and 9)
Module 8: General Overcurrent Considerations
Module 9: General Conductor Sizing Considerations
Module 10: Conductor Ampacity Calculations (Article 310)
Module 11: General Overcurrent Protection Requirements (Articles 240, 210, 400, 405)
Module 12: Overcurrent Protection Location and Tap Rules (Article 240)
Module 13: Service and Other Special Overcurrent Protection (Articles 240, 230, 215)
Module 14: Transformer and Panelboard Protection (Articles 450, 408)
Module 15: General Considerations and Requirements for Motors (Article 430)
Module 16: Motor Circuit Overcurrent Protection, Special Motor Requirements (Articles 430, 440)
Module 17: Grounding and Bonding Definitions (Articles 250)
Module 18: Grounding and Bonding at Services (Article 250)
Module 19: Grounding Electrode System (Article 250)
Module 20: Grounding Separately Derived Systems (Article 250)
Module 21: Grounding at Separate Structures not Supplied by Services (Article 250)
Module 22: Equipment Grounding and Bonding (Article 250)
Module 23: Supply-Side and Load-Side Bonding (Article 250)
Module 24: Special Bonding Requirements (Articles 250, 547, 517, 680, Chapter 8)