NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) (2017) Significant Changes Classroom Training - Ohio

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  • Description

    The State of Ohio has adopted the 2017 National Electrical Code® with an effective date of November 1, 2017. This 1-Day 2017 NEC® Significant Changes Classroom Training will prepare you with an understanding of those changes when the 2017 NEC goes into effect. Review concepts and earn CEUs and your Certificate of Attendance.

    • Your registration includes a copy of the NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC), 2017 Edition and NEC Tabs (a $116 value)!

    Stay ahead of the curve and take the same training your local AHJs are receiving. The 2017 NEC Significant Changes Classroom Training includes an overview of the significant changes to 2017 National Electrical Code, including review of five new articles and revised requirements addressing industry trends in new technology and delivery and generation of electric power plus many more changes impacting work in residential, commercial, institutional and industrial occupancies in the State of Ohio.

    Register today and interact with NFPA®'s renowned electrical instructors in a collaborative learning environment, with topic-driven lessons tailored to real-world situations. Then, solidify your Code knowledge through engaging discussion, revised activities, and practical exercises. You'll leave with vital takeaways that will help you comply, increase confidence in your ability to recognize potential problems, and avoid costly rework or safety violations. This classroom training has been approved by the Ohio Construction Industry Licensing Board for 8 hours of Code for electrical contractor licensing renewals.

    Some of the key significant changes to be discussed:

    • Overview of the five new Articles in the 2017 NEC
    • Revisions in Article 100 for electrical equipment that is considered to be "readily accessible" and the new distinction between "structure vs. electrical equipment"
    • Changes in the general rules for electrical installations from Article 110 on torqueing terminations and limited access work spaces
    • Review of broader changes that impact residential installations including revisions in Article 210 on GFCI protection for receptacles located near sink and garage branch circuits and receptacle outlet location
    • Understanding the impact on commercial, institutional and industrial installations including revisions in Article 210 that expand ground fault circuit interrupter protection and a new requirement for AFCIs in hotel and motel guest rooms and suites
    • Understanding changes that impact special occupancies, conditions and equipment, such as revisions to Health Care Facilities, Swimming Pools and PV


    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, facility managers, and project managers

    Free with Training!

    • NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC), 2017 Edition
    • NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) Tabs: Save time on every electrical job. Self-adhesive NEC Tabs affix to the 2017 edition of the NFPA 70®: National Electrical Code or NEC Handbook, so you can flip open your book to the latest electrical safety information.
    • Take away instructional materials

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Electrical contractors will earn .8 CEUs or 8 hours from the Ohio Construction Industry Licensing Board for this 1-day classroom training.
    Attendance is required to earn CEUs. Please note that the OCILB does not require Electrical Contractors to submit a certificate to receive the credits. NFPA will submit your CEUs. All other disciplines with need to verify applicability with your professional board or organization 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, or visit

  • Information for Classroom Attendees

    Important details

    • Attire –We recommend wearing comfortable layered clothing, as heating and cooling conditions vary.
    • Schedule – Registration begins at 7:15 am. Instruction starts at 8:00 am and ends between 4:30 - 5:00 pm.
    • Calculator –All classroom training requires a calculator. Solar calculators are not recommended!
    • Confirmation – You will receive a registration confirmation. Check it for accuracy!

    Other details you should know

    100% money-back guarantee
    If, you are not completely satisfied with the training you have attended, let us know within 30 days and we’ll refund your entire fee.

    You qualify for 8 hours or 0.8 Continuing Education Units for each day of instruction. Please verify applicability with your professional board before attending.

    NFPA is an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).

    Tax deductible
    Continuing education expenses for courses to maintain and improve your professional skills may be tax deductible. Consult your tax advisor for applicability.

    Travel discounts
    Colpitts World Travel is NFPA’s official travel agency. They offer the best available airfares and schedules to fit your travel needs. Special NFPA discounts are available. Call 1-800-795-9500 or 1-617-984-7313 for more information. For Avis Car Rental discounts, call 1-800-331-1212, ID code B653699.

    Special consideration for attendees with disabilities
    Please make us aware of any special needs you may have by calling +1 508 895-8367.

    International Classroom Training
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    Cancellation policy
    To receive a full refund if you cancel your registration, you must notify us in writing via fax, mail, or email at least 7 work days prior to the start of the training. The fax number and mailing address are located in the top right corner of this page. Or, submit your request online. If notification is received less than 7 work days in advance, you may transfer to a training of equal or lesser value or transfer your registration to another person. If no notice is received, your registration fee will be forfeited.

    NFPA classroom training will come to you!
    All NFPA Classroom Training can be taught at your facility and they may be customized to meet your organization's specific needs. To speak directly with the on-site training program manager, or to request a proposal, call toll-free +1 877 336-3280 or e-mail or e-mail, or visit

  • Location Information

    Columbus (11/1/17)

    Hyatt Regency Columbus
    350 North High Street
    Columbus, OH 43215
    Reservations: 1-614-463-1234

    Fairlawn (11/8/17)

    Fairlawn Community Center
    3486 S. Smith Road
    Fairlawn, OH 44333
    Reservations: 1-330-668-9515

  • On-site Training

    We Develop the Code. We Know the Code. We Teach the Code.

    Bring NFPA® experts to your facility -- it's simply the best option when you need to enhance safety and improve the skills of 10 or more employees.

    Classes are tailored to your activities and work environment, scheduled when you need them, and convenient to your location -- reducing down time and boosting the productivity of your team.

    7 Reasons why you should choose NFPA for On-site Training instruction...

    • Expert Instruction -- Learn direct from the people who interpret, apply and help develop the codes every day. Every on-site Training is led by an NFPA fire and life safety specialist who is a nationally recognized expert.
    • The Most Convenient Location...Your Facility! -- Time is valuable, that's why when you need to train upwards of 10 employees it makes sense to do it right at your facility where they work. We travel to you so you can keep your most valuable assets close to home.
    • Relevancy -- The best training provides your team with knowledge they can apply as soon as they complete the on-site training. That's why we will work with you to put together a program tailored to your facility's installation, maintenance, or equipment needs.
    • More Than Just Code Knowledge -- Step-by-step exercises and collaborative problem solving takes instruction beyond just knowing what the code says. Your team will develop skills to help them effectively respond to problems and enhance safety.
    • Top-Flight Training Materials -- Packed with easy-to-follow diagrams, illustrations and examples, our workbooks are filled with exercises your team will consult and reference long after the seminar is over. Plus, we supply everyone with the latest edition of the applicable NFPA code or standard.
    • Fully Accredited Programs -- Each attendee will earn valuable CEU's that will keep them up-to-date on their training. NFPA On-Site Training are accredited by the International Association of Continuing Education and Training, (IACET), the industry standard for quality and excellence in professional development programs.
    • Hassle-Free Implementation -- Our Professional Development staff will take care of all the details for you. From the initial consultation and scheduling, to delivery of materials, and post seminar evaluations, we'll work to make your program worry free so you can concentrate on your business.

    Call today -- 1.877.336.3280 or e-mail