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Introduction to the Basic Requirements of the National Electrical Code (NFPA 70®, 2017 Ed.)


This seminar will be held in English language. The course materials are in English language.


This one-day workshop will provide you with the basic knowledge of the 2017 National Electrical Code NEC® which is key for electrical installations in the USA and many other areas of the world. This course will include a basic overview of the major changes in the National Electrical Code for the 2017 cycle and the impact on installations.


Workshop Topics

  • Fundamentals of the Regulatory System
  • Organization of the NEC
  • Scope of the NEC
  • General requirements for all electrical installations
  • Understanding service, feeder and branch circuits
  • Overcurrent protection
  • Grounding and bonding
  • Wiring methods
  • Equipment for general use
  • Use of cords and cables
  • Temporary installations
  • Requirements for special equipment
  • Low voltage and limited energy circuits


Upon completion of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Identify the equipment, locations and conditions covered by the NEC
  • Explain the format and structure of the NEC
  • Define the “core requirements” of the NEC
  • Explain the relationship between the NEC and UL
  • Determine the relationship between the NEC and the requirements in UL Standards
  • Apply key elements of the requirements in the NEC to Listed products and installations of wiring methods/equipment

Target Audience

This course is relevant to the installation of products in the following categories:

  • Control Panels
  • Factory Automation Equipment
  • Photovoltaic
  • Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
  • Wiring Methods (Cord and Plug connectors, Terminal Blocks)
  • Conduits (Raceways)
  • Grounding Systems
  • Communication
  • Motors
  • Fans and Ventilators
  • Transformers
  • EMI Filters
  • Commercial Appliances (Coffee Makers, Commercial Cooking, Vending Machines, Commercial Refrigerators…)
  • Luminaires and Lighting

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    Time Requirement


    Workshop 1 day 825,00 €

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