North Carolina State-Approved NEC and NFPA 70E 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 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.

     

    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.

  • 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

    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.

     

  • Also in NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC)