CEU: Theory and Calculations Class in Fort Collins, Colorado

CEU: Theory and Calculations Class in Fort Collins, Colorado

Date/Time Date(s) - Saturday, March 9, 2019
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location IECRM Fort Collins Campus

Complete your Theory and Calculations CEU requirement with this 1-day, 8-credit class at the IECRM Ft. Collins Campus.

This class provides an overview of Code Calculations and Ohm’s Law based on the NEC. You’ll review how to convert numbers from one form to another and back again, because numbers are part of electrical work and electrical calculations.


IECRM’s CEU courses meet the criteria of the Colorado State Electrical Board Rule 9.7, are approved for Wyoming continuing education, and are approved for New Mexico continuing education. In addition, this course meets the criteria for continuing education re-certification requirements of NABCEP Solar PV Certified Installers.


Below is the curriculum that this class will cover, though please note that the instructor will touch upon different topics at different lengths, based on the learning needs of each class. This class covers electrician’s math and basic electrical formulas. Including:

  • Electrician’s Math
    • Whole numbers
    • Decimals
    • Fractions
    • Percentages
    • Multipliers
    • Percent increase
    • Reciprocals
    • Squaring a number
    • Square root
    • Parentheses
    • Volume
    • Rounding off
    • Testing your answer for reasonableness
  • Electrical Formulas & Calculations
    • Ohm’s Law
    • Electrical circuit, power source (DC, AC)
    • Formula wheel
    • Power changes
    • Series circuit calculations (Relationships between current, voltage, resistance, power)
    • Kirchoff’s Voltage Law, Kirchoff’s Current Law
    • Parallel circuit calculations
    • Circuit resistance
    • Multiwire branch circuits, neutral conductor, grounded conductor, current flow on the grounded conductor, balanced systems, unbalanced current, dangers of, NEC requirements
    • Raceway fill
    • Wireways
    • Tips for raceway calculations
    • Outlet box fill calculations
    • Sizing box
    • Conductor equivalents
    • Outlet box sizing
    • Pull boxes, junction boxes, and conduit bodies, pull/junction box sizing requirements, calculations, tips
    • General conductor requirements, conductor insulation, smallest size, terminal temperature rating, conductors in parallel (Article 310.10), NEC requirements for conductors in parallel



NOTE: All purchased book(s) will be distributed on the first day of class.

  • OPTIONAL: 2017 NEC Code Book
  • OPTIONAL: TABS for Code Book 

2017 NEC Code and other optional items are now available! Get yours at iecrm.org/books.

Please Note: This CEU class meets the new Colorado state requirements for the 2017-2020 code cycle. See below for more information from DORA’s website.

New Continuing Education Requirements for Colorado Electricians

Governor Hickenlooper signed House Bill 16-1073 into law on April 15, 2016. This law replaces the current continued competency program with a requirement of 24 hours of continuing education to be completed each renewal period. The Continuing Competency (CC) Assessment will no longer be administered.

Before renewing your license in September 2020, all licensed electricians will have to complete 24 hours of continuing education, called Continuing Education Units (CEU).

Click here for more information.

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11429 Pearl St.
Northglenn, CO 80233
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