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Thursday, January 25, 2024
8:30 am – 4:20 pm CST


Presented by: Mark D. Cook

Introduction to Grounding and Bonding

  • Definitions
  • Effective ground fault paths
  • Connections (250.8)
  • AC systems to be grounded (250.20)
  • AC systems not required to be grounded (250.21)
  • Circuits not to be grounded (250.22)
  • System grounding connections (250.24 A)
  • Main bonding jumpers (250.24 B)
  • Grounded conductors in service equipment (250.24 C)
  • Grounding separately derived AC systems (250.30)
  • Separate building feeders (250.32)

Grounding Electrode System

  • Grounding electrodes (250.52)
  • Grounding electrode system installation (250.53)
  • Auxiliary grounding electrodes (250.54)

Grounding Electrode Conductor

  • Grounding electrode conductor materials (250.62)
  • GEC installation (250.64)
  • GEC sizing (250.66)
  • GEC and bonding (250.68)
  • Methods of grounding and bonding (250.70)

Equipment Grounding and Conductors

  • Equipment fastened in place (250.110)
  • Equipment connected by cord and plug (250.114)
  • ID of equipment grounding conductors (250.119)
  • EGC installation (250.120)
  • EGC sizing (250.122)
  • ID of wiring device terminals (250.126)


  • General requirements (250.90)
  • Bonding of services (250.92)
  • Bonding other enclosures (250.96)
  • Bonding conductors and jumpers (250.102)
  • Bonding pipe systems and structural metal (250.104)
  • Lightning protection systems (250.106

Methods of Equipment Grounding

  • EGC connections (250.130)
  • Equipment considered grounded (250.136)
  • Grounded conductor and grounding equipment (250.142)
  • EGC continuity and attachment (250.148)


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7.0 PDHs

7.0 HSW CE Hours

7.0 LU|HSW

International Code Council:
.7 CEUs (Electrical)


Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 7.0 PDHs for professional engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects in all states that allow this learning method. Please refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 7.0 HSW LUs (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Electrical (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinar for those who attend the entire course and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (multiple attempts allowed).

On-Demand Credits

The preceding credit information only applies to the live presentation. This course in an on-demand format may not be eligible for the same credits as the live presentation; please consult your licensing board(s) to ensure that a structured, asynchronous learning format is appropriate. The following pre-approvals may be available for the on-demand format upon request:

7.0 HSW LUs (AIA)


Mark D. Cook, CESCP

Electrical Education Specialist, at Faith Technologies, Appleton, WI

Mr. Cook is a master electrician in Wisconsin and held an Arizona electrical contractor’s license for over 20 years. (K-11) He holds an Administrator’s and a Journeyman’s license in Washington State. Mr. Cook has been in the electrical industry since 1978, and he owned and operated his own electrical contracting business in Arizona. He 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 continues to train for the Electric League of Arizona educational program, teaching classes on NFPA 70E, arc flash, grounding and bonding and other topics of 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 (AZ) and The Daily Reporter (WI). Mr. Cook has contributed articles to the IAEI magazine. He 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. He was recently appointed to Code Making Panel 2 for the 2023 National Electric Code, NFPA 70. Mr. Cook is approved as a CEU provider for more than twelve states.

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES ( or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: National Electrical Code 2023: 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 2023 to protect occupants, users, and professionals from electrical shocks and fire hazards.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify and define the purpose and types of grounding, as well as which systems are required to be grounded.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to reference and discuss NEC 2023 compliance standards for grounding electrode conductor materials, installation, sizing, bonding, and methods of grounding and bonding.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to examine bonding requirements for maintaining continuity and conductivity.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to discuss grounding at separate buildings and generators and grounding of equipment by the grounded circuit conductor.

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: 06/09/2026

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.

Streamable MP4/PDF Price: $329.00

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