VIRTUAL – Motor Control Basics

BEFORE YOU REGISTER FOR VIRTUAL CLASSES, PLEASE READ THROUGH THE FOLLOWING PRE-REQUISITES:

  1. Students attending class virtually are required to have a computer, laptop or tablet with a working camera and microphone, and reliable internet – a smartphone is not acceptable for virtual classes.
  2. If you do not have access to all of the requirements listed in #1 above, you will not be able to attend class. Your instructor is required to ask you to leave the class if they are not able to see and hear you. This is a state requirement in order to run classes virtually, there are no exceptions to this rule.
  3. All virtual classes will be run through Microsoft Teams, which is a free application that can be opened within your internet browser. We suggest downloading the application ahead of time, creating an account and logging in to ensure functionality before class begins.
  4. Please make sure that STUDENT EMAIL entered when registering for class is the email the participating student will use to create their Microsoft Teams account. CITC is not responsible for students unable to join class because the incorrect email address was provided at the time of enrollment.

VIRTUAL CLASS

  • This is a VIRTUAL 8-hour class. Upon receipt of your enrollment, CITC will review your enrollment and send a confirmation with a link and calendar reminder to join the class.

CLASS DATE AND TIME

  • Saturday, August 21, 2021
  • Class begins at 8:00am
  • Please “Join” class 10-15 minutes early to check in
  • Students are required to attend the entire session to receive continuing education credit. If you enter class late or leave class early for any reason, you will not receive credit for the class.
  • We recommend seeking a comfortable and quiet space ahead of time where you won’t be disrupted with outside or background distractions.

Course Description

This course will cover Articles 430 and 500 of the NEC relating to calculations and installation requirements for motors and motor control systems. Topics include definitions and terminology, motor nameplate requirements, calculating motor circuit conductors, branch circuit overcurrent protective devices, motor and branch circuit ground fault protection, installation of controllers and disconnects, sizing of fuses and circuit breaker and feeder tap rules. Supplemental handouts included in cost of course. 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 #: WA2019-549

Required Books/Materials

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

$119.00

Classroom Information

Location
Virtual
Date
08/21/2021