Conductor Sizing and Derating

Course Description

This course provides participants with a chance to become familiar with ampacity and the tables in NEC Article 310 and how to properly apply correction and adjustment factors. Once students have appropriately applied the derating values, they will work on selecting the correct wire size, type, ampacity, temperature, and voltage rating. This course will also cover a discussion on the importance of voltage drop on new installations and how to calculate for it. Supplemental handouts included in cost of course.

Continuing Education Credit

This course has been approved by Washington State for Electricians and Electrical Trainees.

  • Electrical Trainees: 8 hours Basic Classroom Training
  • Journey-level Electricians: 8 hours Industry Related
  • Course #: WA2020-028

Course Time:

  • 8:00am – 5:00pm

Required Books/Materials

  • 2017 or 2020 NEC Code Book (optional)
  • Calculator
  • Paper
  • Pen/Pencil

$119.00

Classroom Information

Location
Tacoma
Date
08/01/2020

Class Full



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