NCCER Elc. L1/M5 MIX

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NCCER Elc. L1/M5 MIX

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  1. Objectives

    Slide 2 - Objectives

    • When trainees have completed this session, they should be able to do the following:
    • 1. Explain the purpose and history of the NEC®.
    • 2. Describe the layout of the NEC®.
    • 3. Demonstrate how to navigate the NEC®.
    • 4. Describe the purpose of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association and the NFPA.
    • 5. Explain the role of nationally recognized testing laboratories.  
    • Introduction to the National Electrical Code® 26105-14
  2. Performance Tasks

    Slide 3 - Performance Tasks

    • 1. Use NEC Article 90 to determine the scope of the NEC®. State what is covered by the NEC® and what is not.
    • 2. Find the definition of the term feeder in the NEC®.
    • 3. Look up the NEC® specifications that you would need to follow if you were installing an outlet near a swimming pool.
    • 4. Find the minimum wire bending space required for two No. 1/0 AWG conductors installed in a junction box or cabinet and entering opposite the terminal.
    • Introduction to the National Electrical Code® 26105-14
  3. 1.0.0

    Slide 4 - 1.0.0

    • Introduction to the National Electrical Code® 26105-14
    • What’s wrong with this picture?
  4. 1.0.0

    Slide 5 - 1.0.0

    • What is the NEC for?
    • “It specifies the minimum provisions necessary for protecting people and property from electrical hazards”
    • Introduction to the National Electrical Code® 26105-14
  5. 2.0.0

    Slide 6 - 2.0.0

    • Introduction to the National Electrical Code® 26105-14
    • Purpose and History of the NEC®
    • • The National Electrical Code® (NEC®) provides the minimum safety precautions necessary to protect people and property from the hazards of electricity.
    • • The NEC® is developed by panels of experts who assess electrical installations and hazards and continually revise the standard to maximize safety.
  6. 2.1.0

    Slide 7 - 2.1.0

    • The first code was in 1895 and was published by National Board of Fire Underwriters.
    • In 1897 the first NEC was published.
    • In 1911 the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) took over the NEC
    • Introduction to the National Electrical Code® 26105-14
  7. 2.1.1

    Slide 8 - 2.1.1

    • NFPA – What do they do?
    • Developing, publishing, and distributing standards that are intended to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and explosion.
    • Introduction to the National Electrical Code® 26105-14
    • VS
  8. 3.2.0

    Slide 9 - 3.2.0

    • NEC Introduction
    • Art. 90
    • Overview of the NEC
    • Purpose
    • Scope
    • Code arrangement
    • Mandatory rules
    • Explanatory material
    • Formal interpretation
    • Introduction to the National Electrical Code® 26105-14
  9. 3.0.0 – 3.4.0

    Slide 10 - 3.0.0 – 3.4.0

    • Introduction to the National Electrical Code® 26105-14
    • The Layout of the NEC®
    • • The NEC® provides mandatory and permissive rules.
    • • Mandatory rules must be followed and are characterized by the terms “shall” or “shall not.”
    • • Permissive rules are characterized by the terms “shall be permitted” or “shall not be required.”
  10. 3.3.0

    Slide 11 - 3.3.0

    • How the NEC is broken down
    • Chapters (ex. Chapter 2)
    • Articles (ex. Article 210.4 a)
    • Parts (ex. Part I General Provisions)
    • Sections (ex. Section 210.4 a)
    • NEC Chapter 2
    • Article 210
    • Part I
    • Section 210.4 a
    • Introduction to the National Electrical Code® 26105-14
  11. 3.3.0

    Slide 12 - 3.3.0

    • Introduction to the National Electrical Code® 26105-14
  12. 4.0.0 – 5.2.0

    Slide 13 - 4.0.0 – 5.2.0

    • Introduction to the National Electrical Code® 26105-14
    • Navigating the NEC®
    • • Definitions are located in NEC Article 100. Two important definitions are listed and labeled, which mean that a product has been marked and certified as manufactured to a certain standard. Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is a national product certification laboratory.
    • • NEC Chapter 2 covers wiring design and protection, while NEC Chapter 3 covers wiring methods and materials. NEC Chapter 4 covers equipment.
    • • NEC Chapters 5, 6, and 7 cover special equipment, conditions, and occupancies.
    • • NEC Chapter 8 covers communications systems.
  13. 4.1.0

    Slide 14 - 4.1.0

    • Labeled (short Def.)
    • Has a physical label by an organization that has some type of authority.
    • Ex. Underwriters Laboratory
    • Listed (Short Def.)
    • Is on a list published by an organization that has some type of authority.
    • Ex. Intertek ETL
    • Introduction to the National Electrical Code® 26105-14
  14. 4.0.0 – 4.8.0

    Slide 15 - 4.0.0 – 4.8.0

    • Chapter 1 General
    • Chapter 2 Wiring and Protection
    • Chapter 3 Wiring Methods and Materials
    • Chapter 4 Equipment for General Use
    • Chapter 5 Special Occupancies
    • Chapter 6 Special Equipment
    • Chapter 7 Special Conditions
    • Chapter 8 Communication Systems
    • Chapter 9 Tables
    • Introduction to the National Electrical Code® 26105-14
  15. 4.0.0 – 4.8.0

    Slide 16 - 4.0.0 – 4.8.0

    • Chapter 1 General
    • Introduction to the National Electrical Code® 26105-14
  16. 4.0.0 – 4.8.0

    Slide 17 - 4.0.0 – 4.8.0

    • Chapter 2 Wiring and Protection
    • Introduction to the National Electrical Code® 26105-14
  17. 4.0.0 – 4.8.0

    Slide 18 - 4.0.0 – 4.8.0

    • Chapter 3 Wiring Methods and Materials
    • Introduction to the National Electrical Code® 26105-14
  18. 4.0.0 – 4.8.0

    Slide 19 - 4.0.0 – 4.8.0

    • Chapter 4 Equipment for General Use
    • Introduction to the National Electrical Code® 26105-14
  19. 4.0.0 – 4.8.0

    Slide 20 - 4.0.0 – 4.8.0

    • Chapter 5 Special Occupancies
    • Introduction to the National Electrical Code® 26105-14
  20. 4.0.0 – 4.8.0

    Slide 21 - 4.0.0 – 4.8.0

    • Chapter 6 Special Equipment
    • Introduction to the National Electrical Code® 26105-14
  21. 4.0.0 – 4.8.0

    Slide 22 - 4.0.0 – 4.8.0

    • Chapter 7 Special Conditions
    • Introduction to the National Electrical Code® 26105-14
  22. 4.0.0 – 4.8.0

    Slide 23 - 4.0.0 – 4.8.0

    • Chapter 8 Communication Systems
    • Introduction to the National Electrical Code® 26105-14
  23. 4.0.0 – 4.8.0

    Slide 24 - 4.0.0 – 4.8.0

    • Chapter 9 Tables
    • Introduction to the National Electrical Code® 26105-14
  24. 4.0.0 – 5.2.0

    Slide 25 - 4.0.0 – 5.2.0

    • Introduction to the National Electrical Code® 26105-14
    • NEC® References for Industrial, Commercial, and Residential Power
    • Performance Tasks
    • This session will conclude with trainees using the NEC® to find the information specified in the performance tasks.
  25. Wrap Up

    Slide 26 - Wrap Up

    • 3-2-1
    • 3 – Write 3 important things learned during class
    • 2 – Write 2 questions you have about the material
    • 1 – Write 1 thought you had about the material
    • Introduction to the National Electrical Code® 26105-14
  26. Next Session…

    Slide 27 - Next Session…

    • MODULE EXAM
    • Review the complete module to prepare for the module exam. Complete the Module Review as a study aid.
    • Introduction to the National Electrical Code® 26105-14