Building & Construction
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Course details and registration information
- ... understand the structure and requirements of the Electrical Code of the North Carolina State Building Code.
- ... be able to determine code compliance when evaluating applications for permits, performing site inspections and/or conducting plan reviews when applicable
- Introduction to the National Electrical Code (NEC), definitions, requirements for electrical installations, use and identification of grounded conductors, branch circuits and feeders
- Grounding and bonding, surge arrestor, wiring methods, conductors for general wiring, cabinets, cutout boxes, and meter socket enclosures
- Auxiliary gutters, multi-outlet assembly, surface metal raceways, surface nonmetallic raceways, concealed knob-and-tube wiring, flexible cords and cables and fixture wires
- Lighting systems operating at 30 volts or less, appliances, fixed electric space-heating equipment, motors, motor circuits and controllers, air conditioning and refrigerating equipment
- Review and final exam
- Upon successful completion of this class and in conjunction with other requirements as set forth by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board, students will be able to sit for the Electrical Standard Level lll exam.
- Upon successfully passing the State exam and by complying with the rules as stated in Section 11 NCAC 08.0706 of the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board Regulations, a standard certificate will be issued.
- Attendance 90% or above
- Minimum passing score of 70% on end of course exam
North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board Approved Coursework
North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board Certified Instructor and
Successful completion of an instructor training workshop conducted by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board
- Electrical Inspector
- Real Estate
- Planning Departments
- Home Inspector
- Electric Utilities
- Electrical Troubleshooting - ELC-3014C1
- Electrical Troubleshooting Preparation - ELC-3100A1
- Understanding the National Electrical Code Part 1 - ELC-3100B3
- Electrical Contractors Exam Prep - ELC-3100A3
- Electrical Standard Inspection Level I - COD-3104A3
- Law and Administration - COD-3101A3