Course 3: Basics of Surge Protection/Generators Power Systems/NEC Violations

Course 3: Basics of Surge Protection/Generators Power Systems/NEC Violations


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Attend this program in Person at our school or as a LIVE INTERACTIVE WEBINAR:

8 CEUs all in one day

Requirements to attend a live webinar:

You will need a smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer to view it. If using a smartphone or tablet, it is best to have the app for the program on your device (i.e. Zoom, GoToWebinar).
To verify your continued attendance during the class, you will need a microphone, webcam or the ability to type into the program’s live chat.
Instructors or school personnel will take attendance periodically throughout the class.
Instructors may call on participants.
To verify attendance, a code word may be given sometime during the class.
You will be required to complete and return an evaluation after the course has ended. The evaluation may ask what code word was given.
You may not receive your Certificate of Completion if we cannot verify your attendance.

Webinar invitations are emailed to registered students as the course date nears (approximately one day prior to the class).

Certificates of Completion are emailed to students approximately 5 business days after the course for those attending as a Live Webinar


  1. Basics of Surge Protection 3 hours

Surges are a natural result of any electrical activity. They have always occurred in electrical systems; however, the reliance on equipment containing sensitive electronics has increased the need to control the damaging effects of surges on electrical systems. This three-hour course will provide an introduction to surge protection devices and basic protection methods for dwellings and facilities and will cover the following topics: Surge Protection Concepts, Surge Protection Standards, Sizing Surge Protectors, Installation considerations Products types- • Integral Products and Wall Products NEC 2017/2020 requirements. Latest code changes will be discussed.


  1. Generators Power Systems 3 hours

This course covers types of electrical generators, their design features, different fuel types and various types of applications for electric generators. The NEC requirements for the installation of generators is covered in detail. The 700 series of articles of NEC use and applications is covered. Selecting the duty cycle of the generator is covered as well as periodic inspection and maintenance practices. A review of the latest code changes related to the subject will be discussed


  1. NEC Violations – What is Wrong Here?  2 hours

How well do you know the NEC code? Many problems stem from new additions to the National Electrical Code (NEC), while some common mistakes violate codes that have been on the books for years. This course will provide a pictorial presentation of code violations in everyday electrical installations. The attendee will be asked to spot identify the violation as it relates to NEC compliance. It will also provide the means of correcting the violations for NEC compliance.

Instructor: Constantinos Papademas PE- Instructor # 14, Constantinos is a licensed professional engineer with 35 years of teaching experience in the areas of Electrical, Electronic and Mechanical systems. He is a licensed electrical contractor, electrical inspector, sub-code official, HVACR contractor and a plumbing contractor. He is also a member of the NJ State Board of examiners of Electrical Contractors.


Live Webinar Sun. Mar. 24, 2024 Time: 8am to 4:30pm, Attend at our School: Sun. Mar. 24, 2024 Time: 8am to 4:30pm, Live Webinar Wed. Mar. 27, 2024 Time: 8am to 4:30pm, Attend at our School: Wed. Mar. 27, 2024 Time: 8am to 4:30pm