Colorado Approved – 24 Hours of Continuing Education

Bobo Technologies offers three, 8-hour, continuing education courses that are approved by the state of Colorado for your electrical license renewal this year.  They are:

    • 2017 NEC Wiring Methods (8hrs)
    • 2017 NEC Electrical Theory (8hrs)
    • 2017 NEC Changes and Grounding and Bonding (8hrs)

These courses apply to the renewal of Residential Wireman, Journeyman, and Master Electrician licenses.

Approved 2017 NEC courses will be accepted by Colorado through the license renewal period which is July 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020. 

Our courses are available in a classroom setting or online.  The cost per 8-hour course in the classroom is $125.  The cost for online courses is $79 / 8 hours, $139 / 16 hours or $199 for all 24 hours. 

General information: Continuing education hours must be in the core competency areas of Wiring Methods, Electrical Theory and Calcs, Grounding and Bonding, and Code Changes, and pre-approved by the state of Colorado; which Bobo Technologies’ are.  The state has mandated that each licensed electrician take a minimum of 4 hours of Code Changes, again, the NEC 2017 is accepted for Code Changes.  The remaining 20 hours are up to the discretion of the electrical license holder.

Now is the time to schedule your required electrical continuing education classes, especially if you prefer a classroom setting, since space is limited.

Individual 120-Volt – 20-Ampere Branch Circuit for Dwelling Unit Garage Receptacles

210.11(C)(4) Garage Branch Circuits.  In addition to the number of branch circuits required by other parts of this section, at least one 120-volt, 20-ampere branch circuit shall be installed to supply receptacle outlets in attached garages and in detached garages with electric power.  This circuit shall have no other outlets.

Exception:  This circuit shall be permitted to supply readily accessible outdoor receptacle outlets.

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Use of Tightening Torque Tools where instructions are Provided by Manufacturer

110.14(D) Installation.  Where a tightening torque is indicated as a numeric value on equipment or in installation instructions provided by the manufacturer, a calibrated torque tool shall be used to achieve the indicated torque value, unless the equipment manufacturer has provided installation instructions for an alternative method of achieving the required torque.

Comment:  Most electricians are familiar with the old adage “hand tight plus a quarter turn”,

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