Course: Becoming an Electrical Signing Supervisor (Master Electrician)

This is a 40-hour course held over 6 in-person classes in preparation for taking the State of Oregon examination for Electrical Signing Supervisors (Master Electrician) and Electrical Inspector Certification. The course will cover all of the National Electrical Code (NEC) Chapters, in conjunction with the 2017 Oregon Electrical Specialty Code (OESC), formal interpretations, and State of Oregon Rules and Statutes. There will be extensive study of the NEC requirements with home study of multiple choice questions for each attendee. 16 Hours OR and WA CEU’s.

Course: National Electrical Code – Significant Changes

This class presents major changes in the 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC). This course is setup for residential or commercial inspectors or installers to identify  the change, the intent of the rule change, and also to explain how the change will affect field installations. The seminar covers over 250 of the significant changes and includes information on interpretations by the code-making panels. This course can be broken into smaller CEU segments as needed. This course is approved for up to 12 hours CEU’s in Oregon and 8 hours or CEU’s in Washington.

Course: Conductor Installation

This 4 hour course (Oregon and Washington CEU’s) is a close examination of electrical conductor uses, properties, and NEC requirements for the for the installation. The 2017 NEC sections will be Table 8, Chapter 9, selected portions of Articles 110, 210, 215, 300, and 310 of the NEC. Topics will cover parallel conductors, conductor size and ratings that will include some in class calculations. There will be discussions of grounding, bonding and ampacity correction factors. This course will address differences between the NEC and the OESC when specific code references that are part of the program.

Course: Transformer Installations

This 4 hour approved course for Oregon and Washington CEU’s providing a detailed examination of electrical conductor uses, properties, and 2017 NEC requirements for Transformer installations. Topics will cover parallel conductors, conductor sizing, and ratings that will include some in class calculations. there will be discussions of grounding, bonding with the conductor sizing. This course will address differences between the NEC and the OESC when specific code references as part of the program.

Electrical Continuing Education Courses for Electricians and Companies

James Imlah is an NEC code expert with over 30 years of experience as an electrical inspector on large and small industrial, commercial, and multifamily projects. James is an Oregon Supervising Electrician, an Oregon Certified Electrical Inspector, a Washington Journeyman Electrician and is an Oregon and Washington Electrical Board approved trainer. James also sits on the NFPA Code Panel. Some of Jim’s most popular courses include the Oregon electrical supervisor license course which includes Oregon electrical supervisor license test prep.

Courses

James teaches courses to in Oregon and Washington to prepare electricians for certification exams and for CE hours. Companies also hire James to teach courses to groups of employees on topics such as NEC code change.