RedVector RV-PGM201

Texas Electrician 4 Hour CE Program #5

Texas Electrician 4 Hour CE Program #5

4 hrs. Program

Level: Intermediate

Item#: RV-PGM201

SME: Anonymous

This is a four-part interactive course.  Part one covers 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


Part 2 - For each renewal, an electrical apprentice, electrical sign apprentice, journeyman electrician, master electrician, journeyman sign electrician, master sign electrician, residential wireman, journeyman lineman or maintenance electrician must complete four hours of continuing education. One of those hours must contain training on state law and rules that regulate the conduct of licensees. This course will fulfill that requirement.


Part 3 covers the changes in Articles 242 and 250 of the National Electrical Code®.  Notable changes include the creation of Article 242 and deletion of Article 280 and 285, a new section addressing the bonding of equipment on the line side of the service, specific requirements for aluminum conductors, limiting the role of rebar in the grounding electrode system, fixing an error about the sizing of bonding jumpers, reducing the identification requirements for equipment ground conductors, and providing relief for the sizing of equipment grounding conductors in certain applications.


Part 4 covers the changes in Articles 300, 310, 311, 312, and 314 of the National Electrical Code®. Notable changes include clarifying which fittings may be concealed, harmonizing building code and electrical code rules for stair enclosures, a complete rewrite of Article 310, a new article 311, specific rules for cable trays and enclosures used together, and major changes for boxes in the ceilings of dwelling units.


Course Objectives

Recall the 2018 changes to NFPA 70E®

Recall the steps necessary to protect your employees

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)

List the required subject areas for the course accreditation of continuing education units (CEU) for apprentices and electricians

Explain why Articles 280 and 285 were combined into Article 242

Describe the evolution of Article 250 since 2008

Explain the rules for conduit pendants

Determine when ceiling fan boxes are required in dwelling units

Courses in this Package
State Licenses
TX - Electrician (General - Board Approved - 25342)