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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

The course hours = credit hours received toward your NJ Electrical Contractor’s license. Credit hours received for other jurisdictions often vary. See the credit hours listed beside each course title.

(See registration sheet page of this website for course numbers, dates & locations)

(10 HRS) "The 2020 NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE UPDATE" - Credit hrs: NJ-10, DE-9, CC-5, PH-0, NJ & PA PEs-10 THIS COURSE IS MANDATED BY THE STATE, FOR NJ ELECT CONTRACTORS AND MUST BE A PART OF YOUR 34 HOUR REQUIREMENT.  It will cover the changes to the new Code.  A 2020 Code change book will be provided by TES and is included in the cost.  COST $330

**Philadelphia has not yet adopted the 2020 NEC and will not accept any “2020 NEC Update” courses for Philadelphia credit

 

FOUR NEW COURSES HAVE BEEN ADDED THIS CYCLE 

(8 HRS) LED Lighting & Controls (4 hrs.) & The Energy Codes (4 hrs.)  given as one 8 hr course
Credit hrs: NJ-8, DE-8, CC-5, PH-8, NJ & PA PEs-8 

INTRODUCTION TO LED –
What is LED lighting and how does it work.  Understanding CCT and CRI, review the current standards for LED lighting.  How to read a product specification, choosing the right luminaire, Retrofit installations, lamp replacement vs. new luminaire, application based design, introduction to lighting control / lighting control for energy codes, dimming types, relays and dimmers, emergency lighting, occupancy sensor types, daylight sensors, plug load control, proper zoning programming scenes, networking, system integration and the right system for the customer and code

.THE ENERGY CODES This seminar will cover an overview of the 2015 International Energy Conservation Codes, Residential, Commercial and ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2013 as adopted by New Jersey.  These codes while not well understood, are a growing responsibility of the Electrical Contractor.  This seminar will help explain the contractor’s role in meeting energy code requirements from pools to lighting.  COST $210

(8 HRS) National Electrical Code Calculations (8 hrs.) Credit hrs: NJ-8, DE-8, CC-5, PH-8, NJ & PA PEs-8  This course is designed to show the basic requirements for a safe and reliable electrical system.  The focus is on the design and installations of conductions, conduits, feeders, services, cable tray/box fill, appliance, motors, air conditioning equipment, grounding, bonding, cabinets, meter enclosures, branch circuits, overcurrent protection devices for a National Electrical Code complying system.  Selecting expansion fittings for PVC/RTRC conduits with tables 352.44 and 355.44.  COST  $210

(8 HRS) Spaces About Elect. Equip (NEC 110.26) and equip for general use (NEC Chapter 4) - Credit hrs: NJ-8, DE-8, CC-5, PH-8, NJ & PA PEs-8     110.26 Spaces About Electric Equipment Requirements for Working Space and Dedicated Equipment Space.  What are these two requirements about?  What are the differences?  How do they relate to safety and code compliance installations? Although correcting violations in these areas can be extremely costly, most electricians do not have a clear understanding of these requirements and these are one of the rare situations where violations to the electrician’s installation can be caused by another trade!!

EC CHAPTER 4 Equipment for General Use.  We all focus on getting the wiring properly from the supply to the destination, but what about the devices and equipment we are supplying with the power? What about the switches, receptacles, light fixtures and appliances, etc..after the Chapter 3 wiring methods?  This overview from flexible cord and cables to appliances will help electricians see code requirements after the wiring is installed.  COST $210

(8 HRS) Applying Lean Thinking to Your Business (4 hrs) & Medium Voltage Systems (4 hrs) – given as one 8 hr course Credit hrs: NJ-8, DE-4, CC-4, PH-4, NJ & PA PEs-4 

LEAN THINKING – Ever feel like you’re too busy mopping the floor to turn off the faucet?  Learn how concepts from Lean Thinking (also know as the Toyota Productions System) can help you simplify processes and improve results.  Lean focus on principles such as reducing waste, improving customer satisfaction and increasing profits.  In this case, we’ll discover encouraging employees to use Lean Thinking as well.  (This course pairs well with the concepts and tools in our Business Strategies, Techniques and Practices course.)

MEDIUM  VOLTAGE SYSETMS – This course will discuss the types of Medium Voltage equipment, cabling and specific devices that protect electrical systems.  The course begins with the 2 types of medium voltage switchgear and their ratings. The discussion continues with the selection of overcurrent protection devices.  Various cable insulation types and  terminations will also be covered In detail.  COST $210

(8 HRS) RESIDENTIAL WIRING FOR ONE AND TWO FAMILY DWELLINGS - Credit hrs: NJ-8, DE-8, CC-5, PH-8, NJ & PA PEs-8 This course will cover 1 and 2 family dwellings. Residential wiring is undoubtedly the most common and abundant type of electrical installation, in the world.  Safe electrical installations are as important in residential occupancies as in any other occupancy. The student will learn Code make-up, changes, how to interpret rules and exceptions and how to properly install feeders. COST $210

(8 HRS) SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS - Credit hrs: NJ-8, CC-5, DE-8, PH-8, NJ & PA PEs-8 This course provides a general knowledge about the installation of photovoltaic systems.  These systems are beginning to make significant inroads into both the residential and commercial markets.  This work should be performed by an electrical contractor.  He will be responsible for installation of these systems in accordance with Article 690 of The NEC and the provisions of the latest adopted codes and standards. COST $210

(8 HRS) GROUNDING AND BONDING I - Credit hrs: NJ-8, CC-5, DE-8, PH-8, NJ & PA PEs-8. This course will study Grounding and Bonding which are the most important parts of an electrical installation.  Understanding the differences between Grounding and Bonding will help the students properly apply the Code rules to installations and systems.  Grounding and Bonding are common to nearly every article in The National Electrical Code. COST $210

(8 HRS) ELECTRICAL ESTIMATING - Credit hrs: NJ-8, CC-0, DE-8, PH-0, NJ & PA PEs-8 This course gives a comprehensive presentation on understanding and preparation of electrical estimates.  The tools for estimating, both commercial and residential jobs, will be covered in detail along with “hands on” class participation. COST $210

(8 HRS) MOTORS & CONTROLS (Article 430) - Credit hrs: NJ-8, CC-5, DE-8, PH-8, NJ & PA PEs-8 This course will cover motors, motor branch circuits, feeder conductors and their protection, motor overload protection, motor controllers and control centers.  The National Electric Code Handbook Presentation will be the course material with a 160 computer generated power point slide presentation. The contents of Article 430 and Parts will be covered. COST $210

(8 HRS) RESIDENTIAL WIRING FOR ONE AND TWO FAMILY DWELLINGS - Credit hrs: NJ-8, DE-8, CC-5, PH-8, NJ & PA PEs-8 This course will cover 1 and 2 family dwellings. Residential wiring is undoubtedly the most common and abundant type of electrical installation, in the world.  Safe electrical installations are as important in residential occupancies as in any other occupancy. The student will learn Code make-up, changes, how to interpret rules and exceptions and how to properly install feeders.COST $210

(8 HRS) SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS - Credit hrs: NJ-8, CC-5, DE-8, PH-8, NJ & PA PEs-8 This course provides a general knowledge about the installation of photovoltaic systems.  These systems are beginning to make significant inroads into both the residential and commercial markets.  This work should be performed by an electrical contractor.  He will be responsible for installation of these systems in accordance with Article 690 of The NEC and the provisions of the latest adopted codes and standards. COST $210

(8 HRS) GROUNDING AND BONDING I - Credit hrs: NJ-8, CC-5, DE-8, PH-8, NJ & PA PEs-8. This course will study Grounding and Bonding which are the most important parts of an electrical installation.  Understanding the differences between Grounding and Bonding will help the students properly apply the Code rules to installations and systems.  Grounding and Bonding are common to nearly every article in The National Electrical Code. COST $210

(8 HRS) ELECTRICAL ESTIMATING - Credit hrs: NJ-8, CC-0, DE-8, PH-0, NJ & PA PEs-8 This course gives a comprehensive presentation on understanding and preparation of electrical estimates.  The tools for estimating, both commercial and residential jobs, will be covered in detail along with “hands on” class participation. COST $210

(8 HRS) MOTORS & CONTROLS (Article 430) - Credit hrs: NJ-8, CC-5, DE-8, PH-8, NJ & PA PEs-8 This course will cover motors, motor branch circuits, feeder conductors and their protection, motor overload protection, motor controllers and control centers.  The National Electric Code Handbook Presentation will be the course material with a 160 computer generated power point slide presentation.  The contents of Article 430 and Parts will be covered. COST $210

(8 HRS) TRANSFORMERS (Article 450) - Credit hrs: NJ-8, CC-5, DE-8, PH-8, NJ & PA PEs-8 This course is designed to establish the basic requirements for safe and reliable transformer installations.  It will discuss KVA ratings, overcurrent protection and proper transformer grounding.  A power point presentation and worksheet calculations will be used.COST $200

(8 HRS) NEW JERSEY UNIFORM CONSTRUCTION CODE FOR ELECTRICIANS Credit hrs: NJ-8, DE-0, CC-0, PH-0, NJ & PA PEs-8, This seminar provides 8 hours of instruction covering aspects of the UCC (Blue Book) as it pertains to electricacontractors.  It puts particular emphasis on the Rehabilitation Code.  The UCC provides the bylaws which govern electricians and inspectors.  Topics covered will include, what work requires permits, applying for a variation, appeals, NJ modifications to the NEC Rehabilitation Code and other codes for which electricians are responsible such as, IBC, Energy Sub-Code and ICC/ANSI.  COST $210

(16 HRS)  OSHA SAFETY TRAINING - Credit hrs: NJ-16, DE-16, PH-8, CC-0, NJ & PA PEs-16 Given in two (8) hr. segments - you must take both to get any credit.  Upon completion, you will receive a 10 Hour OSHA certificate.  This course will cover in depth safety training for electrical construction.  The course will cover electrical safety, fall protection, material handling, personal protective equipment, confined spaces, fire protection and prevention and much more.  The cost of accidents and the business side of safety will also be discussed. COST $420 for both sessions.

(30 HRS)  OSHA SAFETY TRAINING - Credit hrs: NJ-30 (credit in NJ is given only if you complete all 4 sessions)CC-0, DE- 30, PH 8, NJ & PA PEs – Check with your NJ or PA PE Board  Given in 4 (7 1/2) hr. segments – Must take all (4) sessions to receive any credits. You will then receive a 30 Hour OSHA certificate.  Today, the demand for contractors to present documentation of OSHA 30 hr. training with their bids is greatly increasing.  Often the expectation is that contractors have supervisors on site that are trained in the OSHA 30 hr and have the documentation to prove that training.  In these classes, the subject matter will be slanted toward the electrical contractor to identify hazards associated with the subpart and how that may impact them.  In today’s construction market, the Electrical contractors need to protect themselves with every tool they have at their disposal. This OSHA 30 hr class is a method to assist them in this effort. COST $690 for all (4) sessions.

(8 HRS) OVERCURRENT PROTECTIVE DEVICES & USES & PROPERTIES OF CONDUCTORS - Credit hrs: NJ-8, CC-5, DE-8, PH-8, NJ & PA PEs-8.  Given in two (4) hr. segments, but as one 8 hour course.  The first segment covers the types of overcurrents and how specific devices protect the electrical system.  The course begins with the three basic types of overcurrents and device ratings. The discussion continues with the selection overcurrent protective devices for services, feeders and branch circuits. Available short circuit calculations, selective coordination and series rated systems will be covered in detail.  The second segment will cover selection of conductors, ampacity, termination & more.  COST $210

(8 HRS) MOST COMMON REASONS FOR FAILING INSPECTIONS & PLAN REVIEW- Credit hrs: NJ-8, CC-0, DE-8, PH-8, NJ & PA PEs-8.   Covers over 100 of the most common reasons electrical contractors fail to receive approvals for their permit applications and inspections. The topics were gathered from electricians, inspectors, architects and engineers.  The sources they reference are from the NEC, Uniform Construction Code, Barrier Free Code, International Energy Conservation Code, International Residential Code, International Building Code and the NFPA 72, The National Fire Alarm Code.  This course will aid the electrical contractor in successfully completing the permit application and inspection processes. COST $210

(8 HRS) BUSINESS STRATEGIES, PRACTICES AND TECHNIQUES- Credit hrs: NJ-8, CC-0, DE-0, PH-0, NJ & PA PEs-0

This class is designed for the electrical contractor who is looking to take his business to the next level. You will learn to manage your time more efficiently, keep the schedule full, improve your communication skills (with both employees and customers) and when, where and how to network to grow your customer base. Basic business practices will be discussed along with leadership skills and “branding” your company. Come to this class with an open mind and the willingness to learn new ideas. COST $210

(8 HRS) PLCs & VFDs Credit hrs: NJ-8, CC-0, DE-8, PH-8, NJ & PA PEs-8.  

Introducing a brand new course that incorporates Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs). This course is designed to equip the novice, with no prior PLC programming experience, with the basic tools necessary to create a complete PLC program using ladder logic common to most current platforms It takes a basic look at what a PLC is and how it works.Learn about installation and troubleshooting techniques It incorporates PLCs with VFDs which includes basic concepts of how a VFD works along with interfacing with a PLC. COST $210

(8 HRS) RESIDENTIAL GENERATOR INSTALLATIONS Credit hrs: NJ-8, CC-5, DE-8, PH-8, NJ & PA PEs-8.  

This course will cover the requirements for generator installations in one and two family dwellings. We begin by discussing the various codes involved and the permit process. The discussion continues with generator selection and proper sizing for service and feeder conductors. Grounding and selective coordination is covered in detail. COST $210

 THE CREDIT HOURS YOU WILL RECEIVE FOR EACH COURSE, FOR THE JURISDICTIONS IN WHICH YOU ARE REGISTERED, ARE SHOWN ABOVE, AFTER EACH COURSE TITLE

NJ = NEW JERSEY   CC = CECIL COUNTY, MD   PH = PHILA
DE = DELAWARE  NJ & PA PEs = NJ & PA PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS