North Carolina Electrical Continuing Education Online Training

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  • Description

    Register for comprehensive NFPA 70®, National Electrical Code®, and NFPA 70E®, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace®, training.

    In North Carolina, the electrical license requires 8 hours of continuing education and 4 hours may be fulfilled with online training. By choosing the new, comprehensive online series from NFPA®, you get the full 4-hour continuing education requirement plus additional training or you may select the online series that suits your needs. NFPA offers North Carolina approved classroom training to fulfill your 4 hours of classroom training requirements with NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (NEC) (2017) Essentials 3-day Classroom Training or NFPA 70E, Electrical Safety in the Workplace (2018) 2-day Classroom Training.

    NFPA Electrical Continuing Education Online Training provides a single, cost-effective path for staying current with the latest codes and standards while earning valuable continuing education units (CEUs). This new NFPA program is approved by the North Carolina State Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors and is tailored to satisfy all 4 training hours needed to complete or renew your electrical license.

    Our all-in-one course delivers quality instruction in an interactive and engaging online format designed by the experts who helped develop NFPA 70 and NFPA 70E. Upon completion, you will earn 4 hours or 0.4 CEUs and additional proficiency in your field.

    Topics contain content from the most current editions recognized by North Carolina of the following resources: Please note that after June 30, 2018, North Carolina requires electricians to complete training on the 2017 National Electrical Code.

    Earn 29 hours of training or 2.9 continuing education units (CEUs) by completing the following online training:

    • NFPA 70: Changes to the NEC® 2017 Edition (16 hours/1.6 CEUs)
    • NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (NEC) (2017) (6 hours/.6 CEUs)
    • NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace (2018) (7 hours/.7 CEUs)

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    NFPA is the authoritative source for state-approved NEC and NFPA 70E continuing education to meet local electrical license requirements.

    Register for North Carolina Electrical Continuing Education Online Training today.

    Upon completion of this training you should be able to:

    • Explain the organization and use of the NEC
    • Describe general requirements, conductor sizing, overcurrent protection, and grounding and bonding for systems and equipment
    • Explain safety-related work practices and procedures intended to keep workers safe
    • Identify required elements of a risk assessment and explain the difference between electrical hazards and risk
    • And more . . .

     

    Who Will Benefit:
    Anyone involved in electrical safety in North Carolina will benefit, including:
    electricians, electrical system designers, electrical engineers, electrical contractors, electrical inspectors, safety engineers, safety managers, installation and maintenance professionals, HVAC installers, manufacturers, facility maintenance personnel, mechanical engineers, plant managers, risk managers, and project managers.

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Complete this 4-hour course series and qualify for 0.4 CEUs.
    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:
    The North Carolina State Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors
    requires 8 hours of Continuing Education to renew your license, 4 hours of which can be completed online and 4 hours of which must be completed in a face-to-face classroom setting.

    For questions regarding your state's CEU requirements, please contact your state board directly at (919) 733-9042. More information can be found on the North Carolina State Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors website.

  • 2017 NEC Changes

    2017 NEC Changes

    Get up to Code with the latest changes in the 2017 NEC®.

    Every three years, a new edition of the NFPA 70®: National Electrical Code® (NEC) is released, and each edition contains technical changes that reflect evolving technologies and new requirements for reducing electrical hazards. Adopted throughout the U.S. and around the world, the NEC is trusted as a comprehensive foundation for safe electrical installations in residential, commercial, and industrial occupancies.

    NFPA's new NEC Changes Online Training Series provides valuable learning about the major revisions found throughout the Code.

    With the 2017 NFPA 70: Changes to the NEC 2017 Edition Chapters 1-9 Online Training Series, you will receive the complete set of Modules 1-18 covered in other NEC Changes Online Training courses. All modules have been designed to give you a substantial overview of revisions found in the NEC, as an affordable, convenient, and interactive experience online.

    NEC Changes Chapters 1-3:

    • Module 1: Overview, Article 90, and Chapter 1
    • Module 2: Chapter 2: Wiring and Protection, Part A
    • Module 3: Chapter 2: Wiring and Protection, Part B
    • Module 4: Chapter 3 Wiring Methods and Materials, Part A
    • Module 5: Chapter 3 Wiring Methods and Materials, Part B

    NEC Changes Chapters 4-5:

    • Module 6: Chapter 4: Equipment for General Use, Part A
    • Module 7: Chapter 4: Equipment for General Use, Part B
    • Module 8: Chapter 5: Special Occupancies, Part A
    • Module 9: Chapter 5: Special Occupancies, Part B
    • Module 10: Chapter 5: Special Occupancies, Part C

    NEC Changes Chapter 6:

    • Module 11: Chapter 6: Special Equipment, Part A
    • Module 12: Chapter 6: Special Equipment, Part B
    • Module 13: Chapter 6: Special Equipment, Part C
    • Module 14: Chapter 6: Special Equipment, Part D

    NEC Changes Chapters 7-9:

    • Module 15: Chapter 7: Special Conditions, Part A
    • Module 16: Chapter 7: Special Conditions, Part B
    • Module 17: Chapter 7: Special Conditions, Part C
    • Module 18: Chapter 8: Communication Systems and Chapter 9: Tables and Informative Annexes

    Improve your ability to locate, interpret, and apply today's provisions correctly. Get up to date on the major changes in the 2017 NEC that impact design and installation and help you pass inspections. Avoid costly redos and code violations, and be confident in your work.

    Upon completion you should be able to describe technical changes in Articles, such as:

    • Article 110: Requirements for Electrical Installations
    • Article 220: Branch-Circuit, Feeder, and Service Load Calculations
    • Article 240: Overcurrent Protection
    • Article 250: Grounding and Bonding
    • Article 500 Hazardous (Classified) Locations, Classes I, II, and III, Divisions 1 and 2
    • Article 600: Electric Signs and Outline Lighting
    • Article 690: Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems
    • Article 692: Fuel Cell Systems
    • Article 700: Emergency Systems
    • Article 706: Energy Storage Systems
    • Article 712: Direct Current Microgrids
    • Article 760: Fire Alarm Systems
    • And more!

     

    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 sixteen hour course series and qualify for 1.6 CEUs.
    Upon successful completion, 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.

  • 2017 NEC Online Training

    2017 NEC Online Training

    From general requirements to grounding and bonding, the updated National Electrical Code Online Training Series introduces the 2017 edition of the NEC.

    Maximize time by taking NEC® training online, without compromising job demands. Created by the leading experts in NFPA 70®: National Electrical Code® compliance and only available from NFPA®, the self-guided National Electrical Code® Online Training Series introduces you to installation requirements and how the 2017 edition of 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 NEC organization to the application of general requirements, conductor sizing, overcurrent protection, and grounding and bonding for systems and equipment.

    Through six online courses, you'll learn how NEC compliance provides electrical safety in residential, commercial, and industrial installations.

    Upon completion you should be able to:

    • Describe the scope and structure of the NEC
    • Describe the organization and use of the NEC
    • Describe NEC general requirements for the execution of work
    • Describe requirements for marking and labeling
    • Identify the requirements for determining minimum conductor size and calculating load
    • Apply terminal temperature limitations in selecting conductors
    • Identify types and functions of overcurrent protective devices
    • Identify overcurrent rating requirements
    • Define and describe the elements of grounded and ungrounded systems
    • Identify the requirements for establishing an effective ground-fault current path
    • Define and identify the elements of equipment grounding systems
    • Identify equipment grounding and bonding 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, facility maintenance personnel, 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. Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization before registering.

  • 2018 NFPA 70E Online Training

    2018 NFPA 70E Online Training Series

    Save lives on the job through compliance with NFPA 70E®. Newly updated, the 6-part NFPA 70E Online Training Series teaches you how the Standard's life-saving work practices help avoid electrical injuries, deaths, and OSHA violations.

    Get the up-to-date NFPA 70E training you need -- in your own timeframe -- with the NFPA 70E Online Course Series. Hundreds of worker deaths and thousands of injuries could be prevented each year by following the latest edition of NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace®. Originally developed at OSHA's request, NFPA 70E provisions are applied to identify electrical safety hazards and reduce employee exposure to those hazards.

    Revised to reflect the 2018 edition of NFPA 70E, NFPA®'s professionally narrated series uses video, concept reviews, and examples to provide vital information about today's Standard. Six individual courses introduce the safety-related work practices and procedures that employees, supervisors, and owners need to provide a practical safe working area for employees relative to the hazards arising from the use of electricity.

    Upon completion of the series you should be able to:

    • Explain why a safety program directed at electrical hazards is necessary and beneficial
    • List the elements of a procedure for establishing an electrically safe work condition
    • Identify required elements of a risk assessment and explain the difference between electrical hazards and risk
    • Identify the information needed for shock hazard analysis
    • Explain the intent and limitations of PPE prescribed by NFPA 70E
    • Identify maintenance requirements for various types of electrical equipment and protective equipment

     

    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 seven-hour course series and qualify for 0.7 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.

    Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization before registering.

  • 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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