Ok…since “SOMEONE” feels threatened by my knowledge and ability and NICE LOOKS I will gladly post a BRIEF summary of my Electrical 101 Training Seminar.
Brief Course Structure- Electrical Inspections For Home Inspectors
1.) How Does Electricity Work - Basic understanding and instruction on the basic concepts of the development and distribution of Electricity.
2.) Understanding Ohms Law - Instruction on the methods and practice of Ohms Law, Watts Law ,Etc.
3.) Safety Procedures and Protocols- Protective Wear Safety and Basic Electrical Safety
4.) Electricity Can Kill- Explaining AMPS and is powerful grip
5.) NACHI Standards and Practices
6.) Electrical Terminology- Understanding Basic Electrical Terms
7.) Service Latteral and Overheads- Understanding the requirements and safety issues ( With picture examples ) of the common aspects of a typical service enterance lateral and overhead from upgrades, wire sizing, clearances, defects and complete system understanding.
8.) Cable Types and Insulation Understanding- Learning to understand each cable/raceway and its markings, ratings and ampacity as well as the many requirements in their installation from supporting and terminations.
9.) Understanding Disconnects and “Remote Distribution Panels” sometimes called "SUBS"
10.) Common Electrical Panel Issues- We will cover clearances and safety concerns associated with the electrical distribution system as well as images of common defects and some not so common defects associated with the electrical systems in homes.
11.) Overfusing and Improper Terminations
12.) Explaining the Aluminum Wire Problems and Solutions
13.) Identification of Electrical Problems- Arc Damage, Damaged Conductors and Insulation and Overheating concerns
14.) Understanding FPE Panels and Zinsco Panels as well as Fuse and Circuit Breaker understanding
15.) Electrical Panel Bonding and It’s Understanding- When and How and Why
16.) Understanding Branch Circuits
17.) Wiring Styles and Material Used- Complete understanding of the many types of materials used in electrical wiring
18.) History of Wire Types
19.) Knob and Tube Explained
20.) GFCI Protection - Explaining how it works, when it is needed and WHY it is needed
21.) AFCI Protection - Explaining how it works, when it is needed and WHY it is needed
22.) Outlet Locations and Where Required ( ie: Required Lighting and Receptacles )
23.) Bad Lighting Choices- examples of poor light choices in homes that are considered a safety hazard
24.) Conductor Protection - Explaining the methods to protect NM Cable, AC Cable and other wiring methods to ensure safety and compliance.
25.) What is Grounding and Bonding- Understanding the difference and learning the methods and terminology
26.) Understanding the Grounding Electrode System
27.) Understanding the Equipment Grounding Conductor
28.) Understanding Objectionable Current
29.) Bring your pictures and Stories as any of my PAST students will tell you I will make every effort to answer your questions LIVE and in PERSON !
YES…we go fast and furious to cover all this in 7-8 short hours…the added bonus that my students will tell you ( and many call me weekly ) is that my phone and knowledge is always available to NACHI guys and gals…
Do we use a demo panel…NOPE…their is no time for it so we have images, pictures and I personally give you that " Disney World " experience to help you visually SEE what i am speaking about…TRUST me my seminars are well worth the time…PLUS you get to meet ME…how can you go wrong…