National Electrical Code 2020: Grounding and Bonding
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Tuesday, February 1, 2022
8:30 am – 5:00 pm CST (incl. a 60-min break)
Mark D. Cook
Introduction to Grounding and Bonding
Effective ground fault paths
250.8 – Connections
250.20 – AC systems to be grounded
250.21 – AC systems not required to be grounded
250.22 – Circuits not to be grounded
250.24(A) – System grounding connections
250.24(B) – Main bonding jumpers
250.24(C) – Grounded conductors in service equipment
250.30 – Grounding separately derived AC systems
250.32 – Separate building feeders
Grounding Electrode System
250.52 – Grounding electrodes
250.53 – Grounding electrode system installation
250.54 – Auxiliary grounding electrodes
Grounding Electrode Conductors
250.62 – Grounding electrode conductor materials
250.64 – GEC installation
250.66 – GEC sizing
250.68 – GEC and bonding
250.70 – Methods of grounding and bonding
Equipment Grounding and Conductors
250.110 – Equipment fastened in place
250.114 – Equipment connected by cord and plug
250.119 – ID of equipment grounding conductors
250.120 – EGC installation
250.122 – EGC sizing
250.126 – ID of wiring device terminals
250.90 – General requirements
250.92 – Bonding of services
250.96 – Bonding other enclosures
250.102 – Bonding conductors and jumpers
250.104 – Bonding pipe systems and structural metal
250.106 – Lightning protection systems
Methods of Equipment Grounding
250.130 – EGC connections
250.136 – Equipment considered grounded
250.142 – Grounded conductor and grounding equipment
250.148 – EGC continuity and attachment
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7.0 HSW CE Hours
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International Code Council:
.7 CEUs (Electrical)
Continuing Education Credit Information
National Electrical Code 2020: Grounding and Bonding
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Mark D. Cook
Electrical Education Specialist, Faith Technologies
Mr. Cook is a master electrician in Wisconsin and Arizona. He holds an Administrator’s and a Journeyman’s license in Washington State. He has been in the electrical industry since 1978 and he owned and operated his own electrical commercial, residential and light industrial service company in Arizona from 1994 until the summer of 2015. Mr. Cook was an instructor for the Independent Electrical Contractors of Arizona (I.E.C), a four-year apprenticeship program facilitated at Gateway Community College in Phoenix. Mr. Cook was also an instructor for the Electric League of Arizona educational program, teaching classes on Grounding and Bonding and the National Electrical Code. He has presented the NEC for HalfMoon Education and the Arizona Department of Transportation as well. He authors “Code Corner” a monthly article appearing in The Electric Times, and has contributed articles to the IAEI magazine. Mr. Cook is a National Fire Protection Association member, an International Association of Electrical Inspectors member and a certified commercial electrical inspector for the State of Wisconsin. Recently appointed to CMP-2 for the National Electric Code, NFPA 70. He is a CEU provider for Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota.
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Course Title: National Electrical Code 2020: Grounding and Bonding
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This seven-hour live lecture presentation examines grounding and bonding requirements as prescribed by the National Electrical Code to prevent protect occupants and users from electrical shocks and fire hazards.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to explain Ohm’s Law, define basic electrical terminology including ground-fault, and identify common electric-shock hazards.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to reference and discuss NEC 2020 compliance standards for grounding electrode conductor materials, installation, sizing, bonding, and methods of grounding and bonding.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to reference and discuss NEC 2020 compliance standards for AC systems that require, and those that, grounding, and they will be able to reference requirements for equipment grounding and conductors.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to explain NEC 2020 general requirements for bonding and bonding of services, other enclosures, conductors and jumpers, pipe systems and structural metal, and lighting protection systems.
LUs: 7.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity in electrical installation principles and understanding of building code compliance
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 04/05/2024
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