Instructor: Keith Lofland

Credit Hours: 1.00

Approval Number: 0613055
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Course Description

This one hour interactive distance learning course is extracted from chapter fourteen of International Association of Electrical Inspector (IAEI) course “One and Two family Dwelling, Electrical Requirements. Chapter fourteen covers NEC Article 680 construction of electrical wiring and equipment associated with installations such as swimming pools, hot tubs, spas, fountains, and hydromassage bathtubs. The course covers GFCI Requirements, overhead conductors, luminaires, equipotential bonding requirements, pool water heaters, wiring methods for permanently installed pools, spas and hot tubs.

The IAEI staff and 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 National Electrical Code.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Discuss article 680 including article 680 definitions
  • Explain GFCI protection requirements for swimming pools, spas and hydromassage bathtubs
  • Explain Increased safety through equipotential bonding requirements
  • Understand the requirements of underwater and wet-niche luminaires
  • Discuss receptacle locations for permanently installed swimming pools
  • Describe wiring methods for permanently installed pool-associated motors
  • Identify feeders supplying pool equipment
  • Further discuss hydromassage bathtubs in dwellings, including access to electrical equipment and bonding

Instructor Bio

Keith Lofland, Director of Education
International Association of Electrical Inspectors
901 Waterfall Way, Ste. 602
Richardson, TX 75080-7702
(972) 235-1455 x.36

We encourage students to contact Keith with any content related questions and he will provide you with a prompt response. He has a wealth of industry knowledge which he is happy to share. Keith has been a master electrician since 1987 and the Director of Education at the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI) since 2008.

Other Approvals

Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board (PCCLB): 0613055