Minnesota State-Approved NEC and NFPA 70E Online Training

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NEC Live Virtual Training: NEC (2020) Essentials Live Virtual Training
NFPA 70E Live Virtual Training: NFPA 70E (2021) Live Virtual Training
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  • Description

    Stay current with the codes and standards and earn the required continuing education units (CEUs) to maintain your Minnesota electrical license with state-approved NFPA® training.

    Electrical license holders in Minnesota must complete 16 hours of continuing education in specified code and industry-related content to be eligible for renewal. Minnesota Electrical Continuing Education Online Training offers comprehensive NFPA 70®, National Electrical Code® (NEC®), 2020 edition instruction, including coverage of changes and revisions to the code from previous editions.

    Approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor (DLI) and Industry, this NFPA training series offers the flexibility to choose the specific course necessary to meet minimum requirements or customize a continuing education program that answers your professional needs. Interactive NFPA Online Training features instructional presentations, scenario-based exercises, videos, and other components in a self-paced, digital format that lets you work at your convenience.

    Minnesota Electrical Continuing Education Online Training offers everything you need to satisfy CEU requirements and improve your knowledge and ability to comply with the NEC.

    Get your training from the organization that is the source for the latest editions of electrical codes and standards. Earn up to 68 hours or 6.8 CEUs by completing the series or select the individual course that fits your needs.

    • NFPA 70, Changes to the NEC 2020 Edition Online Training Series (16 hours/1.6 CEUs)
    • NFPA 70, National Electrical Code Online Training Series (NEC) (2020) (10 hours/1.0 CEUs)
    • NFPA 70E, Electrical Safety in the Workplace Online Training (2021) - (6 hours/0.6 CEUs)
    • NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (NEC) (2020) Live Virtual Training - (20 hours/2.0 CEUs)
    • NFPA 70E, Electrical Safety in the Workplace (2021) Live Virtual Training - (16 Hours/1.6 CEUs)

    *Click on the tabs below to read complete course details.

    Upon completion of NFPA 70, Changes to the NEC 2020 Edition Online Training, you should be able to:

    • Compare changes made to code content in the 2020 edition
    • Implement and execute code changes to relevant settings
    • Analyze the impact of code changes on the environment applicable to the particular situation

    Upon completion of NFPA 70, National Electrical Code Online Training Series, you should be able to:

    • Describe NEC general requirements for the execution of work.
    • Identify the requirements for determining minimum conductor size and calculating load.
    • Determine the requirements for routing conductors and securing raceways.
    • Define and describe the elements of grounded and ungrounded systems.
    • Identify equipment grounding and bonding requirements.
    • Identify types and functions of overcurrent protective devices.
    • Determine ratings and requirements for motors and HVAC systems
    • Apply these principles to common electrical system design activities.

    And more… 

     

    Who Will Benefit:
    Anyone involved in electrical safety in Minnesota will benefit, including master electricians, journeyworker electricians, maintenance electricians, linemen, installers, power limited techs, satellite installers, and unlicensed electricians.

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Completion of each 1-hour course qualifies you for 0.1 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 or organization before registering.

    Agency:
    Continuing Education Required: The following license types are required to earn 16 hours of continuing education. Minimum 12 hours must be on the NEC. The remaining 4 hours can cover technical topics related to electrical installations and equipment, or the statutes and rules governing electrical installations, Chapter 3800, chapter 3801, and Minnesota Statutes, sections 326B.31 to 326B.399. 

    For more information, visit https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules/3800.3602

     

    Group Training:
    For more information or to receive a price quote for NFPA group training,
    please call 877-336-3280 or e-mail: grouptraining@nfpa.org.

  • 2020 NEC Changes Online Training

    2020 NEC Online Training

    From the latest requirements for electrical design and installation to expert insights into how the 2020 edition of the NEC works to help protect people and property from electrical hazards, the newly designed NFPA® NEC Online Training is a powerful tool for improving safety and job performance.

    NFPA 70, National Electrical Code Online Training offers participants the chance to apply the NEC during the design and construction of a building as it relates to electrical systems, all while utilizing the NEC as a reference. Participants will learn how NEC compliance helps provide electrical safety in commercial, and industrial applications and improve their ability to locate, interpret, and apply the requirements in the 2020 edition.

    This self-guided online training series makes use of instructional presentations, interactive exercises, and an integrated set of scenario-based activities to impart information, allow for practice, and reinforce learning. You have the opportunity to demonstrate your ability to apply code requirements at crucial steps of the design and construction process with post-training assessments to confirm your understanding.

    The NEC Online Training Series offers 10 hours of high-impact, interactive instruction that helps you ensure safe and compliant electrical installation and design in your work setting.

    Upon completion, you should be able to:

    • Describe NEC general requirements for the execution of work.
    • Identify the requirements for determining minimum conductor size and calculating load.
    • Determine the requirements for routing conductors and securing raceways.
    • Define and describe the elements of grounded and ungrounded systems.
    • Identify equipment grounding and bonding requirements.
    • Identify types and functions of overcurrent protective devices.
    • Determine ratings and requirements for motors and HVAC systems
    • Apply these principles to common electrical system design activities.

    Maximize time by taking NEC training online, only available from NFPA®.

    Created by the leading experts in NFPA 70, National Electrical Code, the new NEC Online Training offers the professional instruction you need to meet the modern challenges of electrical compliance and achieve your career goals. Registrants have the opportunity to earn 1.0 valuable continuing education credits.

    The seven core concentrations for the 2020 NEC online series are:

    • General Equipment Installation Practices
    • Conductor and Overcurrent Protection
    • Wiring Methods and Raceway Fill
    • Grounding
    • Bonding
    • Transformer Protection
    • Motors and HVAC 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, facility maintenance personnel, and project managers.

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Complete this ten-hour course series and qualify for 1.0 CEUs.
    Completion of each individual 1-hour of training qualifies you for 0.1 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 or organization before registering.

  • 2020 NEC Online Training

    2020 NEC Online Training

    From the latest requirements for electrical design and installation to expert insights into how the 2020 edition of the NEC works to help protect people and property from electrical hazards, the newly designed NFPA® NEC Online Training is a powerful tool for improving safety and job performance.

    NFPA 70, National Electrical Code Online Training offers participants the chance to apply the NEC during the design and construction of a building as it relates to electrical systems, all while utilizing the NEC as a reference. Participants will learn how NEC compliance helps provide electrical safety in commercial, and industrial applications and improve their ability to locate, interpret, and apply the requirements in the 2020 edition.

    This self-guided online training series makes use of instructional presentations, interactive exercises, and an integrated set of scenario-based activities to impart information, allow for practice, and reinforce learning. You have the opportunity to demonstrate your ability to apply code requirements at crucial steps of the design and construction process with post-training assessments to confirm your understanding.

    The NEC Online Training Series offers 10 hours of high-impact, interactive instruction that helps you ensure safe and compliant electrical installation and design in your work setting.

    Upon completion, you should be able to:

    • Describe NEC general requirements for the execution of work.
    • Identify the requirements for determining minimum conductor size and calculating load.
    • Determine the requirements for routing conductors and securing raceways.
    • Define and describe the elements of grounded and ungrounded systems.
    • Identify equipment grounding and bonding requirements.
    • Identify types and functions of overcurrent protective devices.
    • Determine ratings and requirements for motors and HVAC systems
    • Apply these principles to common electrical system design activities.

    Maximize time by taking NEC training online, only available from NFPA®.

    Created by the leading experts in NFPA 70, National Electrical Code, the new NEC Online Training offers the professional instruction you need to meet the modern challenges of electrical compliance and achieve your career goals. Registrants have the opportunity to earn 1.0 valuable continuing education credits.

    The seven core concentrations for the 2020 NEC online series are:

    • General Equipment Installation Practices
    • Conductor and Overcurrent Protection
    • Wiring Methods and Raceway Fill
    • Grounding
    • Bonding
    • Transformer Protection
    • Motors and HVAC 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, facility maintenance personnel, and project managers.

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Complete this ten-hour course series and qualify for 1.0 CEUs.
    Completion of each individual 1-hour of training qualifies you for 0.1 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 or organization before registering.

  • 2021 NFPA 70E Online Training

    2021 NFPA 70E Online Training

    Access the training you need to help improve your knowledge of requirements for electrical workplace safety online at your pace and convenience.

    When the work you do puts you at risk of electrical injury, it is crucial you stay up-to-date and compliant with the latest safety practices and provisions. NFPA 70E®, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace® Online Training offers an in-depth, 6-hour dive into the essentials of helping to protect lives on the job and reducing injuries, OSHA violations, and liabilities. The expert-developed exercises and instruction presented in this course helps you learn how to better identify and minimize exposure to shock, arc flash, arc blast, electrocution, and other potential hazards.

    NFPA® Online Training delivers cost-effective, high-impact learning you can access from virtually anywhere.

    This engaging learning series is updated to account for recent significant changes to NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, 2021 edition. The all-digital program includes six individual modules introducing vital safety-related practices and procedures that employees, supervisors, and owners can put into action to help safeguard work areas from electrical risks.

    Modules feature interactive content, including scenarios, videos, and animated images to present content, allow practice, and reinforce learning.

    Each training module contains a short quiz at the end to confirm your understanding of core concepts and strategies. Complete the training to earn 0.6 continuing education units (CEUs) and pass a post-series quiz to receive your certificate of completion.

    Get up to date with workplace electrical safety while satisfying professional education requirements with online training from NFPA.

    NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace Online Training Series is a must-have for anyone with concerns for protecting employees from dangers related to the use of electricity. Register today.

     

    Who Will Benefit:
    Anyone concerned with electrical safety, including electrical engineers, safety managers, electricians, electrical contractors, plant managers, facility maintenance personnel, electrical inspectors, risk managers, mechanical engineers, HVAC installers, designers, and project managers.

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Complete this six-hour course series and qualify for 0.6 CEUs.
     Completion of each individual one-hour course qualifies you for 0.1 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.

  • 2020 NEC Live Virtual Training

    2020 NEC Live Virtual Training

    Join live online—Learn to use and apply NFPA 70®, National Electrical Code® (NEC®), content through real application training scenarios led by recognized electrical code experts. Then confirm course knowledge and earn your Certificate of Completion by passing the online exam.

    • Two 2-hour sessions per day (1/2 hour break in between)
    • Monthly offerings that alternate between morning and afternoon schedules
    • Downloadable summaries and job aids

    The newly enhanced NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (NEC) Essentials Virtual Training provides a scenario-based experience. You apply what you learn in an interactive virtual environment based on the electrical system design and reconstruction within an aging building.

    NFPA® Live Virtual Training presents a unique opportunity to practice in an interactive online environment based on a scenario in a real-world setting. Updated for consistency with the 2020 edition of NFPA 70, the NEC Essentials Virtual Training has been redesigned to deliver high-impact instruction to help you provide safe and compliant electrical installation and design in your work setting. This dynamic course is designed to advance your ability to locate, interpret, and apply requirements in the ever-evolving NEC. You will leave with actionable takeaways that help you comply with requirements and have confidence in your ability to recognize potential problems.

    Participants will have free access to the NEC Navigator before class begins for a vital introduction on using the NEC, 2020 edition. A Certificate of Completion is available after the course upon completion of an online exam.

    Help ensure safe and compliant electrical installation and design and avoid rework and violations with the ability to analyze the electrical needs for a given scenario and correctly apply the requirements in the NEC.

    Course objectives include:

    • Navigate the NEC to find applicable requirements for an electrical installation.
    • Examine the requirements of the NEC as they relate to the safety of an electrical installation.
    • Determine the dimensions of required access and working spaces about equipment.
    • Determine general requirements for sizing and installing service, feeder, branch circuit conductors, and overcurrent protection.
    • Select and size key elements of the building grounding and bonding system.
    • Determine the minimum raceway size for a given set of conductors.
  • 2021 NFPA 70E Live Virtual Training

    2021 NFPA 70E Live Virtual Training

    Take your ability to create and maintain an electrically safe workplace to a higher level with NFPA® online training that replicates the experience of classroom learning.

    Whether you are an employer responsible for protecting personnel or an employee tasked with identifying and addressing electrical hazards, it is vital you have the knowledge and skills to help ensure everyone on the job gets home safe. NFPA 70E®, Electrical Safety in the Workplace® (2021) Live Virtual Training (LVT) focuses on delivering the tools to help minimize occupational accidents and incidents while avoiding costly mistakes and increasing efficiency.

    This intensive four-day program reviews the articles of 70E, covers the fundamentals of setting up and following an electrical safety program, and documents operating procedures for compliance with OSHA 1910 Subpart S and OSHA 1926 Subpart K.

    Course content covers the ability to:

    • Relate key requirements in OSHA to NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace,® requirements
    • Examine what makes a person qualified with respect to electrical work
    • Distinguish significant components of an electrical safety program
    • Assess the effectiveness of a risk control method based upon the hierarchy of risk control methods
    • Differentiate when equipment must be placed in an electrically safe work condition from when energized work is permitted
    • Explain why an electrically safe work condition is the priority of NFPA 70E
    • Distinguish the process for establishing an electrically safe work condition from other lockout/tagout procedures
    • Implement the risk assessment procedure in determining protective measures in accordance with the hierarchy of risk control methods
    • Differentiate between the two methods used to determine arc flash PPE and arc flash boundaries requirements.
    • Facilitate the selection of required PPE based on the hazards involved
    • Explain the intent and limitations of PPE for protection from shock and arc flash hazards.
    • Identify hazards to personnel working with power electronic equipment as defined by NFPA 70E
    • Relate the process of placing capacitors in an electrically safe work condition
    • And much, much, more!

    NFPA 70E Electrical Safety in the Workplace LVT provides engaging in-person learning, online from your location of convenience.

    Based on the 2021 edition of NFPA 70E, this essential electrical safety training is presented over a Zoom video conferencing platform that brings the classroom to you virtually. Participate in real-time, expert-led sessions where you have the opportunity to increase your knowledge of the standard and practice applying its requirements in an interactive digital environment. This dynamic, expert-led course uses real-world scenario-based activities and exercises, videos, job aids, and templates for increased engagement and retention of core concepts and practices.

    Get the high-impact training and quality resources to increase your skillset and satisfy professional education requirements.

    NFPA 70E Live Virtual Training takes place over 4 consecutive days, featuring two 2-hour sessions per day with a half-hour break in between the two sessions each day. Monthly offerings alternate between morning and afternoon schedules to help accommodate your particular needs.

    The course includes a complimentary workbook as well as downloadable summaries and job aids. You also receive free, 30-day access to NFPA LiNK™, the exciting new digital information platform providing online access to the latest edition of NFPA 70E.

    Participation in all eight sessions earns 1.6 hours of continuing education units. A Certificate of Completion is available after the course upon passing an online exam.

    Help ensure compliance with OSHA and NFPA 70E electrical safety provisions and protect lives and property with Live Virtual Training from NFPA.

    Electrical hazards are a significant concern in nearly every workplace, resulting in hundreds of deaths and thousands of injuries each year. Get the tools to help mitigate dangers and reduce incidents and liabilities by registering your place for NFPA 70E, Electrical Safety in the Workplace (2021) Live Virtual Training

     

    Who Will Benefit:
    Electrical engineers, safety managers, electricians, electrical contractors, plant managers, facility maintenance personnel, electrical inspectors, risk managers, mechanical engineers, HVAC installers, designers, and project managers.

    Digital Access:
    As part of the training, you will receive free 30-day access to NFPA LiNK™, which will be made available to you shortly  before the start of the training. Within NFPA LiNK™ you will find all relevant codes and information related to your upcoming training. Additional information on where to access NFPA LiNK™ will be shared closer to the date of your training.

    Certificate of Completion:
    To demonstrate your proficiency, go online to take the course assessment. Once you successfully complete the assessment and course evaluation, you can download and print your Certificate of Completion.

  • Terms & Specifications for Online Training

    Terms:

    • 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 180 days.
    • CEUs: You earn 0.1 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 or organization.
    • Online Training is non-refundable.

    Specifications:

    • For optimal online course performance, please use Google Chrome or Firefox® as your web browser. If you encounter any technical difficulty, check to make sure that cookies, javascript support and Adobe Flash are enabled.

     

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