Central Lakes College, Brainerd, will host a continuing education course for holders of the Minnesota power-limited technician license from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 7 and Feb. 8 in the Business and Industry Center.
The course consists of 16 hours of instruction covering applicable articles and sections of the 2008 National Electrical Code, Minnesota statutes and rules governing electrical work, and a review of the basic elements of electricity and electrical calculations.
This course has been approved by the Minnesota State Board of Electricity.
Objectives are to review the 2008 National Electrical Code, particularly Articles 725-730: Wiring methods, grounding, transformers, over-current protection and Articles 800-830: Installation methods, separation from power, fireproofing. Also to review Ohm’s law: Series and parallel AC and DC circuits, meter operation, and systems theory with a review of coaxial, Cat 5, HVAC and/or speaker wiring.
Participants must have a calculator and the 2005 or 2008 NEC Code Book. Code books are available in class for $89. Cost for the course and lunch is $320.