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Introduction to Electrical Codes

EPP036 - 16.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, this course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Infrastructure Training &amp; Safety Institute<BR> OSHA Training Institute Education Center at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or itsi@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

Electrical Codes and EquipmentThe Introduction to Electrical Codes course introduces participants to both the National Electrical Code (NEC) and National Electrical Safety Code (NESC). During training, students utilize both code standards for proper installation of electrical equipment in a home or office setting and receive instructor-led guidance on the steps necessary to locate individual codes specific to installations using instructional materials provided. As participants become more familiar with the process, group search scenario activities are used to help create proficiency.

Prerequisite

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Topics

Purpose and scope of the NESC+Terms and definitions+Articles and divisions of the NEC+Rules for installation and maintenance of electric supply stations and equipment +Safety rules for installation and maintenance of overhead and underground electric supply and communication lines +Rules for operation of electric supply and communication lines and equipment +Uniform system of clearances+Wiring methods, materials, and protection+Color codes, grounding, and equipment+Special conditions+Tables and examples

Audience

  • Power Line Technicians
  • Crew Supervisors
  • Operations Managers
  • Safety Staff
  • Engineers
  • Legal Staff
  • Inspectors
  • Industry professionals responsible for the installation, operation, and maintenance of electrical supply or communication lines and equipment

Education Credits

  • 1.6 CEUs

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: | Tollfree: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811

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