PDU: Wiring Methods in Ft. Collins

PDU: Wiring Methods in Ft. Collins

Date/Time Date(s) - Saturday, September 23, 2017
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location IECRM Ft. Collins Campus

Complete your Wiring Methods PDU requirement with this 1-day, 8-credit class at the IECRM Ft. Collins Campus.

This class provides an overview of Article 300 including different types of installations, raceways and the new requirements for conductors.

IECRM’s PDU 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.

  • Article 300: Wiring Methods
    • 300.3: Conductors of different systems
    • 300.4: Protection against physical damage, wiring under roof decking, insulated fittings, structural joints
    • 300.5: Cables under buildings, conductors of the same circuit grouped together
    • 300.7: Raceways exposed to different temperatures
    • 300.11: Non fire-rated ceiling assemblies
    • 300.21: Spread of fire or products of combustion
    • 300.22: Wiring in ducts and other spaces for environmental air (plenums)
  • Article 310: Conductors for general wiring
    • 310.10: Conductors in parallel
    • 310.15: Conductor ampacity, ambient temperature
  • Article 312.8: Enclosures containing splices, taps, and feed through conductors
  • Article 314: Outlet, device, pull and junction boxes, conduit bodies, handhole enclosures
    • 314.21: Repairing noncombustible surfaces
    • 314.23: Raceway supported enclosure without devices, luminaires, or lampholders
    • 314.27: Outlet boxes, boxes at ceiling suspended (paddle) fan outlets
    • 314.28: Straight pulls- Conductors 4 AWG and larger, power distribution block- junction and pull boxes
    • 314.30: Handhold enclosure cover
  • Article 320: Armored cable definitions, uses not permitted
    • 320.23: Inaccessible attics and roof spaces
  • Article 334: Nonmetallic-sheathed cable
    • 334.10: Uses permitted
    • 334.80: Conductor ampacity
  • Article 338: Service-entrance cable
    • 338.10: Uses permitted
  • Article 342: Intermediate metal conduit (Type IMC)
    • 342.30: Securing and supporting, unsupported raceways
  • Article 344: Rigid metal conduit (Type RMC)
    • 344.30: Unsupported raceways
    • 344.46: Bushings
  • Article 348: Flexible metal conduit (Type FMC)
    • 348.30: Securing and supporting
    • 348.42: Couplings and connectors
    • 348.60: Grounding and bonding
  • Article 350: Liquidtight flexible metal conduit (Type LFMC)
    • 350.30: Securing and supporting
    • 350.42: Couplings and connectors
    • 350.60: Grounding and bonding
  • Article 352: Rigid polyvinyl chloride conduit (Type PVC)
    • 352.10: Insulation temperature limitations
    • 352.30: Unsupported raceways
  • Article 358: Electrical metallic tubing (Type EMT)
    • 358.10: Corrosion protection
    • 358.30: Unsupported raceways
  • Article 376: Metal wireways
    • 376.10: Uses permitted
  • Article 392: Cable trays
    • 392.12: Uses not permitted
    • 392.60: Grounding and Bonding



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 PDU Class is designed for the code cycle 2014-2017 and is for those with licenses that are up for renewal by September 2017. This PDU class does not apply to the new Colorado state requirements for the 2017-2020 code cycle. The new 2017-2020 code cycle classes will be called Continuing Education Units (CEUs). IECRM will be offering CEU classes beginning in October 2017 to meet the new Colorado state requirements for license renewal 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 2017, you must first complete any Professional Development Units (PDU) assigned to you after you completed the CC Assessment in 2014. You will not complete a new CC Assessment.

Before renewing your license in September 2020, all licensed electricians will have to complete 24 hours of continuing education, called Continuing Education Units (CEU). The Electrical Board will soon be drafting rules on these new continuing education requirements. Stay tuned for details by monitoring the Electrical Board webpage for updates.

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