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2020 NEC National Electrical Code

2-Day Course with Certification (Available in Spanish)

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2020 NEC National Electrical Code

Designed for Maintenance Technicians, Electricians & Engineers

Comply with the New 2020 NFPA 70, NEC® Code Changes

The NEC is updated every three years as the United States standards for the electrical codes.  Included as a part of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), NFPA 70, the National Electrical Code ( NEC ®) is more widely used than any other installation or construction code in the world. Its purpose is to provide anyone working with electricity the most up-to-date, best practices for safe installation and maintenance of electrical systems and equipment.

The purpose of the 2020 NEC, NFPA 70 National Electrical Code training is to help contractors, maintenance technicians, electricians & engineers understand the new NFPA 70, NEC® 2020 Code  changes and meet compliance with United States standards for electrical codes.  Attendees will learn:

  • How to Navigate the NFPA 70 National Electrical Code®
  • Learn About the Many 2020 Code Changes
  • Application of Safety to Specific Equipment and Tasks Found in Your Plant
  • Identify Key NFPA 70, NEC® Electrical Terms
  • Locate Information Required for Individual Jobs
  • Determine the Applicability of NFPA 70, NEC® Code Rules
  • Understand the most Important 2020 NFPA 70, NEC® Changes
  • Learn How to Apply Tables in Solving Typical Electrical Wiring & Raceway Problems

2017 NEC® also available!

Review most recent analysis of the 2020 NEC National Electrical Code changes


Days 1-2

  • Purpose of NFPA 70, NEC®
  • Differences Between NFPA 70, NEC® Book Chapters
  • Quickly Find the Right Chapter & Information in NFPA 70 the NEC®

  • Keywords & Definitions you Must Know
  • Installation Requirement Topics

  • Use and Identification of Grounded Conductors Branch Circuits
  • Feeders
  • Branch-Circuit, Feeder & Service Calculations Outside Branch Circuits & Feeders
  • Services
  • Over-current Protection
  • Grounding & Bonding
  • Transient Voltage Surge Suppressors

  • Wiring Methods
  • Conductors for General Wiring
  • Cabinets, Cutout Boxes, Meter Socket Enclosures Outlet, Device, Pull and Junction Boxes; Conduit Bodies; Fittings; and Manholes Armored Cable: Type AC
  • Nonmetallic-Sheathed Cable: Types NMB, NMC & NMS
  • Flexible Metal Conduit: Type FMC
  • Liquid-tight Flexible Metal Conduit & Nonmetallic Conduit
  • Auxiliary Gutters
  • Bus-ways
  • Cablebus
  • Metal Wireways
  • Surface Metal Raceways
  • Surface Nonmetallic Raceways
  • Cable Trays

  • Flexible Cords & Cables
  • Fixture Wires
  • Switches
  • Receptacles, Cord Connectors & Attachment Caps Switchboards & Panel-boards
  • Luminaries, Lamp Holders, Lamps
  • Appliances
  • Fixed Electric Space-Heating Equipment
  • Motors, Motor Circuits & Controllers, Including Disconnecting Means for Motors
  • Air Conditioning& Refrigeration Equipment
  • Equipment over 600 volts, Nominal

  • The Interrelationships Between the First Four Chapters and These Chapters
  • Special Occupancies
  • Special Equipment
  • Special Conditions
  • Communication Systems

  • How to Quickly Use Ready Information

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