National Electrical Code® (NEC) Overview


The National Electrical Code® (NEC), or NFPA 70, is a United States standard for the safe installation of electrical wiring and equipment. Gain a high-level understanding of the NEC, its users and applications and its relationship to UL in this 30-minute course.



Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the areas covered by NEC
  • List the professions that use the NEC
  • Explain the relationship between the NEC and UL
  • Identify the equipment covered by the NEC
  • Explain why the NEC is considered a "dynamic document"

Target Audience

This course is relevant to multiple roles and levels including but not limited to:

  • Compliance Staff
  • Product Design Professionals
  • Consulting
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • New Hire Engineers
  • Original Design Manufacturer (ODM) staff
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Time Requirement


Web-Based 30 Minutes $50.00

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