2017 National Electric Code (NEC) Update and Changes from 2014

This class explores electrical standards, updates and changes from the codes of 2014.

4 Hours

Course Approval Number: 9879173

Provider Number: PVD 468


2017 NEC Update and Changes from 2014

Revisions and updates have been made to the National Electrical Code (NEC) from 2014 to 2017. This class presents the latest safety protocols, regulations, and changes to codes. Explore critical changes in wiring methods, equipment installations, and protection mechanisms to ensure compliance and proficiency in electrical projects.

Learning Objectives

  • Recall the basics of the National Electrical Code Update and Changes from 2014 to 2017.
  • List 2017 NEC significant changes under Article 90.
  • State 2017 NEC significant changes under Article 100 about definitions.
  • Identify 2017 NEC significant changes under Article 110 to 300.
  • Evaluate 2017 NEC significant changes under 314.27(E) Separable Attachment Fittings.
  • Analyze 2017 NEC significant changes under 336.10 Uses Permitted.
  • List 2017 NEC significant changes under 328.14 Installation.
  • Analyze 2017 NEC significant changes under 336.10 Uses Permitted.
  • Evaluate 2017 NEC significant changes under 338.10(B) Branch Circuits and Feeders.
  • Recall 2017 NEC significant changes under 358.10 Uses Permitted.
  • Explain 2017 NEC significant changes under 392.22(A) Number of Multiconductor Cables, Rated 2000 Volts or Less, in Cable Trays.
  • Recall the 2017 NEC significant changes under Article 400—Flexible Cords and Cables.
  • Evaluate 2017 NEC significant changes under 424.99(C) Installation Under Floor Covering

Who will Benefit from this Class

  • Electrical Engineers
    Electrical engineers can stay up-to-date with the latest revisions in the National Electrical Code (NEC). Understanding these changes is essential for designing safe and compliant electrical systems.
  • Electrical Technicians
    Electrical technicians involved in installations, maintenance, and troubleshooting can enhance their knowledge about the recent NEC updates, ensuring that their work adheres to the latest safety standards.
  • Electrical Contractors
    Electrical contractors and professionals responsible for electrical installations in commercial, residential, and industrial settings can benefit from this course to ensure that their projects meet the most current code requirements.
  • Building Services Engineers
    Building services engineers involved in the design and implementation of electrical systems for buildings can stay informed about the latest NEC changes, enabling them to create energy-efficient and code-compliant electrical installations.
  • Civil Engineers
    Civil engineers working on projects that involve electrical infrastructure, such as bridges, tunnels, and public utilities, can enhance their understanding of electrical codes and standards to ensure seamless integration with their civil engineering designs.
  • Construction Engineers
    Construction engineers overseeing electrical installations in construction projects can learn about the updated NEC regulations, facilitating the successful implementation of electrical systems within construction sites.
  • Safety Engineers
    Safety engineers focused on electrical safety protocols in workplaces can gain valuable insights into the latest NEC updates, enabling them to develop and enforce safety guidelines effectively.
  • Facility Managers
    Facility managers responsible for maintaining electrical systems in commercial and industrial buildings can stay informed about NEC changes, ensuring the safety and efficiency of electrical infrastructure within their facilities.
  • Engineering Students
    Students pursuing degrees in electrical engineering or related fields can gain foundational knowledge about the Real world of code requirements and related regulations.

Participants Should Know

Electrical engineers, electrical technicians, electrical contractors, building services engineers, civil engineers, construction engineers, safety engineers, facility managers, architects and engineering students can all benefit significantly from the course on “2017 NEC Changes and Update from 2014.”


Continuing Education Requirements

Florida Engineers are required to have 18 hours of continuing education every two years. 1 hour must relate to the Florida laws and rules of Professional Engineers. One hour must relate to professional ethics. Four hours must relate to area of practice.

Each profession has unique continuing education requirements that vary from state to state. Please visit the website of the organization that issues and renews licenses for specific information. The website of the Florida Board of Professional Engineers is www.fbpe.org.


This course includes:

  • Virtual Access From Any Computer
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Competitive Pricing
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee

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There is an optional test at the end of the class.

Yes. You may advance through it as slowly or as quickly as you would like.

Yes. A certificate of completion will be emailed to you when you report completion at the end of the class.

The course will be available for twelve months after the date of purchase.

No. Engineers are required to maintain their own continuing education records in case they are audited for proof of completion of continuing education classes.

The NEC sets the standard for safe electrical installations, and staying updated ensures compliance, safety, and efficiency in electrical projects. Understanding the changes in the National Electrical Code (NEC) is crucial for professionals and practitioners in the electrical industry.

The course is designed to accommodate a wide range of participants, including beginners and experienced professionals. It covers both fundamental changes and advanced updates, making it accessible to those new to the field as well as experienced practitioners seeking to stay current.

Professionals can apply the knowledge gained from this course in designing, installing, and maintaining electrical systems. Compliance with the latest NEC standards ensures safe and efficient electrical installations, making it essential for engineers, contractors, and technicians.

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