Instructor: David Arnold

Credit Hours: 4.00

Approval Number: 20170354

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Course Description

This interactive distance-learning course is an extensive and popular program analyzing the major changes to the National Electric Code (NFPA 70™) for the 2017 cycle. Members of the nineteen NEC® code-making panels contributed to the development of the authoritative text used in this online course.

The International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI) and staff have worked together to develop a quality online program that will provide information about code changes covering the safe installation and use of electrical products in the 2017 National Electrical Code.

The Analysis of Changes 2017 NEC - Part 3 - Articles 500-670 course covers more than 50 of the most significant Articles 500 through 670 code changes. Specifically the course covers equipment for special occupancies and many of the special equipment code changes.


Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize changes to hazardous locations, commercial garages and motor fuel dispensing facilities.
  2. Define proper changes for health care facilities, assembly, theater and similar locations.
  3. Understand changes regarding mobile homes, recreational vehicles, marinas and boatyards
  4. Describe code changes related to electric signs, cranes, hoists and elevators.
  5. State changes to the use of electric vehicle charging systems.
  6. Identify code changes related to information technology equipment, pipe organs, x-ray equipment and industrial machinery.

Instructor Bio

David Arnold
Pace Continuing Education
405 S. Dale Mabry Hwy., #379
Tampa, Florida 33609
(813) 831-8181 ext.14

We encourage students to contact David with any question related to online delivery, course management and even technical support. David has facilitated online courses since 2003 and has a wealth knowledge which he is happy to share.

In addition, Pace has a partnership with the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI) to provide you with access to content experts. IAEI publishes a 400+ page Analysis of Changes book each electrical code cycle, which is the content basis for this course. You'll have access to the people that literally "wrote the book" on electrical code changes. For detailed code change related questions, Keith Lofland (, IAEI Director of Education, is available.

Other Approvals

Alabama Electrician (AECB): CEP034
Nebraska Electrical Division (NSED): 20-200-AC3-022020