NFPA 70 (2023), NEC Essentials Virtual Training

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  • Description

    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 2023 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.

    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.


    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.

    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.

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Earn 2.0 CEUs or 20 hours for this 10 module virtual training series.
    Attendance is required to earn CEUs. Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization before attending.

    Learn Virtually. Apply the Code in Real Life!
    The premier training experience from NFPA: now customized with virtual instruction for your workplace, administered by recognized experts who developed the codes and standards. For more information, contact us at 1-800-344-3555 or e-mail

    Group Training:
    For more information or to receive a price quote for NFPA group training, please call 877-336-3280 or e-mail
  • Live Virtual Training Demo

    Attend classes in real time over the internet through our virtual classroom platform. It's the same high-quality learning experience and expert instruction you’ve come to expect from NFPA® in-person classroom training—only it’s from the comfort of your own home computer. Watch this video for more information.


  • Live Virtual Training Terms & Specifications

    Course Tuition: The course tuition is due and payable before starting class.

    Expiration: Participants will need to attend the training at the scheduled time of the class. The class will not be recorded. Participants will have access to the post-training assessment and course evaluation for 60 days.

    CEUs: You earn 0.1 continuing education unit (CEU) for each learning hour. To verify total numbers of CEUs for a course, please check the description tab. Upon successful completion of a course, participants will be able to download the CEUs certificate directly from the NFPA® Learning Portal. Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization.


    Confirmation – You will receive a registration confirmation. Check it for accuracy!

    To access the training, go to My Profile, then to My Training, and then click on the link to the NFPA Training Portal.

    • Course materials will be available on the portal prior to the beginning of the training. It is recommended that you download and print the material before the start of the class.
    • Information on how to access the live event will be posted to the NFPA portal in the Information document, along with other information to help you prepare for the training.
    • On the day of training we recommend that you log in 15 minutes prior to the start of the session.
    • For optimal Live online course performance, please use Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, or IE® as your web browser.
    • Refunds
      To receive a full refund for live virtual training, NFPA must receive written notification of your desire to cancel your registration via fax, mail, or email at least 7 business days prior to the start of the program. If notification is received fewer than 7 business days prior to the start of the program, you may transfer your registration to a program of equal or lesser value with availability or you may transfer your registration to another person; however, no refund will be made. If no notice is received, your registration fee will be forfeited. Multiple requests to transfer the same original registration may be subject to a 20% service fee.
    • 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 business 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 fewer than 7 business 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.
  • Also in NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC)