2014 NFPA 70E: Self-Guided Online Courses

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2014 NFPA 70®: National Electrical Code® (NEC®) Self-Guided Online Course Series

 

From general requirements to grounding and bonding, the 2014 National Electrical Code Self-Guided Online Course Series is a comprehensive introduction to today's NEC.

Created by the leading experts in NFPA 70®: National Electrical Code compliance and only available by NFPA®, the 2014 National Electrical Code® Self-Guided Online Course Series introduces you to installation requirements and how the NEC works to protect people and property from electrical hazards. Each module helps pave the way for additional professional training to meet your career goals. Topics span everything from 2014 NEC organization, to the application of general requirements, conductor sizing, overcurrent protection, and grounding and bonding for systems and equipment.

Learn how NEC compliance provides electrical safety in residential, commercial, and industrial installations through the six courses in the series:

Upon completion you should be able to:

  • Identify what the NEC is and is not intended to do, and what it is and is not intended to cover
  • Identify requirements and explanatory information found in the NEC
  • Describe NEC general requirements for the execution of work
  • Describe the purposes of enclosures
  • Apply terminal temperature limitations in selecting conductors
  • Determine minimum sizes of conductors for continuous loads
  • List the types and functions of overcurrent protective devices
  • Explain the association between short-circuit ratings and interrupting ratings
  • Explain what is meant by grounded and ungrounded systems
  • Identify the elements of a grounding system
  • Describe the relationship between grounding and bonding
  • Identify equipment that is required to be grounded and/or bonded

 

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

Continuing Education Credit:
Complete this course series and qualify for .6 CEUs.
 Completion of each individual course qualifies you for .1 CEU. Upon successful completion of a course or the course series, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

Please verify applicability with your professional board before registering.

Introduction to the 2014 NFPA 70®: National Electrical Code® (NEC®)

 

Work at your own pace to learn how NEC compliance provides electrical safety in residential, commercial, and industrial installations.

Understanding the purpose, language, and organization of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) is critical to proper interpretation and application of America's most widely adopted code. Developed by NFPA®, this self-paced online Introduction to the NEC provides you with the basis for such an understanding. The course covers the essential issues covered by Article 90 of the NEC as well as some general information needed for understanding of and compliance with specific NEC requirements.

Introduction to the NEC -- the first course in the NFPA NEC Self-Guided Online Series -- consists of four lessons and a summary addressing the purpose and scope as well as the general organization and language conventions in the NEC. It also explains how compliance with the NEC and proper use and installation of electrical equipment leads to installations that can be approved by AHJs and others responsible for NEC enforcement.

Upon completion you should be able to:

  • Identify what the NEC is and is not intended to do, and what it is and is not intended to cover
  • Identify requirements and explanatory information found in the NEC
  • Explain how the NEC is organized and be able to locate definitions of terms
  • List the responsibilities of the AHJ or inspector and explain how approval can be obtained
  • Understand the significance and importance of listing, labeling, and identification of equipment

 

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

Continuing Education Credit: Complete this course and qualify for .1 CEU. Upon successful completion of a course, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

Please verify applicability with your professional board before registering.

NFPA 70® National Electrical Code®: General Installation Requirements

 

This new online course makes it easy to improve your understanding of NEC rules that apply to most electrical installations.

The lessons in the 2014 NFPA 70 National Electrical Code: General Installation Requirements Self-Guided Online Course, the second course in the NEC Self-Guided Online Series, cover some of the most widely applicable installation requirements in the NEC. These are code requirements that apply to all or nearly all electrical installations for power and lighting circuits and distribution equipment. Some of these rules can be modified for the special occupancies, special equipment, or special conditions of Chapters 5 and 6, and although some of those modifications will be noted, this self-paced module concentrates on the general requirements that apply to all electrical installations and the rules that cover the proper selection and use of wiring methods.

Upon completion you should be able to:

  • Describe NEC general requirements for the execution of work
  • Describe the purposes of enclosures
  • Describe NEC requirements for marking and labeling
  • Describe NEC conductor identification requirements
  • Describe requirements for working space and dedicated space and differentiate between them
  • List the requirements for entrance to and egress from equipment working space
  • Distinguish between service conductors, feeders, and branch circuits
  • Describe methods of determining types of circuits
  • Explain the application and scope of Chapter 3 and Article 300
  • Locate requirements for protection of wiring methods
  • Explain how wiring methods are selected for suitability for the application and environment
  • Locate the restrictions that apply to conductor fill in raceways

 

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

Continuing Education Credit: Complete this course and qualify for .1 CEU. Upon successful completion of a course, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

Please verify applicability with your professional board before registering.

2014 NFPA 70®: National Electrical Code® (NEC®) Conductor Sizing

 

Without leaving your desk, you can learn the methods for properly selecting a conductor using today's National Electrical Code.

Developed by electrical experts, the NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) Conductor Sizing Self-Guided Online Course addresses the general approach to providing conductors to deliver electrical energy to electrical equipment. Lessons cover the considerations in providing a conductor that is adequate for the calculated load, will not overheat its terminations or the conductor itself, and will be compatible with proper functioning of the overcurrent device that supplies the conductor. (The selection and application of overcurrent devices for conductor protection is covered in another module in the NEC Self-Guided Online Series.)

Upon completion you should be able to:

  • Apply terminal temperature limitations in selecting conductors
  • Determine minimum sizes of conductors for continuous loads
  • Explain the definition of Ampacity
  • List the primary factors in determining the ampacity of a conductor
  • Select and apply ampacity correction and adjustment factors
  • Determine allowable ampacities for conductors
  • Select conductors based on the three primary minimum rating requirements

 

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

Continuing Education Credit:
Complete this course and qualify for .1 CEU.
Upon successful completion of a course, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

Please verify applicability with your professional board before registering.

2014 NFPA 70®: National Electrical Code® (NEC®) Overcurrent Protection

 

NFPA®'s online course covers many aspects of overcurrent protection, so you're better prepared for NEC compliance.

Available only from NFPA, the NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) Overcurrent Protection Self-Guided Online Course, the fourth course from the NEC Self-Guided Online Series, explores the methods of protecting people, conductors, equipment, and other property from the effects of overcurrent.

Work at your own pace through online lessons addressing the types of overcurrent and overcurrent protection as well as the selection of an appropriate type and rating of overcurrent device. This self-guided online course also covers the requirements for locations of overcurrent devices both in conductors and in the building or structure where they are used. You will also learn how to locate requirements for overcurrent protection in different types of conductors and for specific types of circuits or equipment.

Upon completion you should be able to:

  • List the types and functions of overcurrent protective devices
  • Explain the association between short-circuit ratings and interrupting ratings
  • Select maximum ratings for overcurrent devices for branch circuit and feeder conductors
  • List the conditions under which an overcurrent device can have a rating greater than the conductor ampacity
  • Determine when the overcurrent protection limits for small conductors apply
  • Locate overcurrent protection requirements for flexible cords, fixture wires, and extension cord sets
  • Determine proper locations for overcurrent devices -- in which conductors, where in the circuit, and where on the premises
  • Describe and locate requirements for protection of feeder taps and transformer secondary conductors
  • Identify conductors and equipment that have special or additional requirements for overcurrent protection
  • Locate requirements for overcurrent protection of transformers, panelboards, and motors

 

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

Continuing Education Credit:
Complete this course and qualify for .1 CEU.
Upon successful completion of a course, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

Please verify applicability with your professional board before registering.

2014 NFPA 70®: National Electrical Code® (NEC®) System Grounding and Bonding

 

NFPA®'s NEC® System Grounding and Bonding Self-Guided Online Course gives you a solid introduction to a critical issue.

Understanding the NEC requirements for grounding and bonding of electrical systems is vital, and the NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) System Grounding and Bonding Self-Guided Online Course lets you work at your own pace to improve your grasp of a complex issue.

Developed by Code authorities, online lessons cover the reasons why the National Electrical Code requires a grounded circuit conductor in some systems. Learn about the definitions of terms that relate to grounding of systems; the performance requirements for grounded systems; the systems that are required, permitted, or not permitted to be grounded; and the methods of grounding those systems. Grounding of systems supplied by a utility will be discussed along with systems that are created or generated as part of the wiring of a building or other premises. (Grounding and bonding of equipment within the premises will be covered in another module in the NEC Self-Guided Online Series.)

Upon completion you should be able to:

  • Explain what is meant by grounded and ungrounded systems
  • Identify the elements of a grounding system
  • List the requirements for establishing an effective ground-fault current path
  • List reasons for grounding and bonding of electrical systems
  • Select proper minimum sizes for main bonding jumpers and service grounded conductors
  • Identify systems or equipment that must be used to form a grounding electrode system
  • Select minimum sizes for grounding electrode conductors
  • Determine methods of and locations for grounding separately derived systems
  • Select, locate, and size system bonding jumpers
  • Explain the importance of avoiding parallel paths for grounded conductor currents
  • Describe the methods that must be used for grounding and bonding at buildings supplied by feeders or branch circuits

 

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

Continuing Education Credit:
Complete this course and qualify for .1 CEU.
Upon successful completion of a course, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

Please verify applicability with your professional board before registering.

2014 NFPA 70®: National Electrical Code® (NEC®) Equipment Grounding and Bonding

 

NFPA®'s NEC Equipment Grounding and Bonding Self-Guided Online Course takes you inside the Code.

Developed by electrical safety experts at the Code source, NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) Equipment Grounding and Bonding Self-Guided Online Course addresses the requirements for grounding and bonding of electrical equipment.

Online lessons cover the reasons why the National Electrical Code requires non-current-carrying conductive parts of electrical and some non-electrical equipment to be grounded or bonded. You will learn about the definitions of terms that relate to grounding and bonding of equipment enclosures, conduits, structures, and piping systems; the performance requirements for equipment grounding; the equipment that is required to be grounded; and the methods of equipment grounding and bonding. Grounding and bonding of electrical conductors and systems are covered in another module in the NEC Self-Guided Online Series.

Upon completion you should be able to:

  • Describe the relationship between grounding and bonding
  • Identify equipment that is required to be grounded and/or bonded
  • List permitted types of equipment grounding conductors
  • Select the proper size for separate equipment grounding conductors
  • List methods of bonding service equipment and other equipment
  • Differentiate between supply-side and load-side bonding methods and requirements
  • Describe intersystem bonding requirements
  • Identify locations where bonding is done for equipotential

 

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

Continuing Education Credit:
Complete this course and qualify for .1 CEU.
Upon successful completion of a course, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

Please verify applicability with your professional board before registering.

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  • Course Tuition: The course tuition is due and payable before starting each module.
  • Expiration: Participants will need to take the online courses or series within 90 days.
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  • CEUs: You earn .1 CEU for each learning hour. To verify total numbers of CEUs for a course or a series, please check the Description tab. Upon successful completion of a course or a series, participants will be able to download the CEUs certificate directly from the website. Please verify applicability with your professional board.

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