RedVector RV-PGM192

Texas Electrician 4 Hour CE Program #3

Texas Electrician 4 Hour CE Program #3

4 hrs. Program

Level: Intermediate

Item#: RV-PGM192

SME: Anonymous

This four-hour course is presented in four lessons.

Lesson 1 – NFPA 70E® 2018 Updates   This interactive online course will cover the most recent updates and changes from NFPA 70E® 2018 as well as offer some education on what we need to be doing to stay compliant from an electrical safety perspective as it relates to these new updates. Upon completion, you will walk away with a much better understanding of what can be done to reach electrical compliance.


Lesson 2 - Texas State Laws and Rules for Electricians.  This 1-hour interactive online course discusses Title 8, Occupations Code, Chapter 1305 of the Texas Statutes, and 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 73 of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. These two codes contain important information regarding the regulation, licensing, and conduct standards for Texas Electricians. By reviewing this information on a regular basis, you will stay abreast of changes and amendments to the Texas State Laws and Rules as they pertain to this profession. 


Lesson 3 – 2017 NEC Changes: Overcurrent Protection and Grounding & Bonding.   Article 240 and 250 of the National Electrical Code (NEC) contain the requirements for overcurrent protection and for grounding and bonding. Several changes were made in Articles 240 and 250. In this interactive, online course, we will discuss notable changes to the 2017 NEC. Such changes include the addition of arc energy reduction requirements for fuses, additional options for the grounding of separately derived systems, changes to the allowed and prohibited types of grounding electrodes, recognizing new options for intersystem bonding, clarifying the rules for parallel conductors, and others.


Lesson 4 – 2017 NEC Changes: Special Equipment.  In this interactive online course we cover Chapter 6 of the 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC) and the changes it contains for special equipment requirements. Several changes were made in the articles for special equipment, including signs, electric vehicle charging systems and swimming pools. Notable changes include new requirements for signs with retrofitted illumination systems and changes to wiring methods for swimming pools and similar installations.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:


·         Recall the 2018 changes to NFPA 70E®

·         Recall the six-point plan for electrical safety

·         Define “electrical contractor” based on Texas Occupations Code, §1305.002(5)

·         Define “on-the-job” training based on the Texas Occupations Code, §1305.002(11)

·         Recall the insurance requirements of an electrical contractor in the state of Texas

·         List the standards of conduct for engaging in electrical work in the state of Texas

·         Describe the new requirements for arc energy reduction 

·         Locate requirements for photovoltaic powered signs, and the 2017 NEC

·         Describe the requirements for signs where retrofitted illumination systems

·         Describe the updated requirements for electric vehicles

·         Explain the changes to underground wiring methods for pools

Courses in this Package
State Licenses
TX - Electrician (General - Board Approved - 22341)