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Presenter: JD White

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Middleburg Heights, OH

Crowne Plaza Cleveland Airport
7230 Engle Road
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130
Phone: 440-243-4040

This seminar is closed or full.


Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:30 - 1:30 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:30 - 5:00 pm

Introduction to Grounding and Bonding

   Ground fault paths
   Review of Ohms law 
   Electric shock hazards

General Requirements

   250.4(A)   Grounded systems
   250.4(B)   Ungrounded systems
   250.6        Objectionable current
   250.8        Connection of grounding and bonding equipment
   250.12      Clean surface

System Grounding

   250.20      AC systems to be grounded
   250.21      AC systems not required to be grounded
   250.22      Circuits not to be grounded
   250.24(A) System grounding connections
   250.24(B) Main bonding jumpers
   250.24(C) Grounded conductors in service equipment
   250.30      Grounding separately derived AC systems
   250.32      Separate building feeders

Grounding Electrode System

   250.52      Grounding electrodes 
   250.53      Grounding electrode system installation 
   250.54      Auxiliary grounding electrodes

Grounding Electrode Conductors

   250.62      Grounding electrode conductor materials 
   250.64      GEC installation
   250.64      GEC sizing 
   250.68      GEC and bonding 
   250.70      Methods of grounding and bonding

Bonding Part 1

   250.90      General requirements 
   250.92      Bonding of services 
   250.96      Bonding other enclosures

Bonding Part 2

   250.102     Bonding conductors & jumpers 
   250.104     Bonding pipe systems & structural metal 
   250.106     Lightning protection systems

Equipment Grounding & Conductors

   250.110     Equipment fastened in place 
   250.114     Equipment connected by cord and plug 
   250.119     ID of equipment grounding conductors 
   250.120     EGC installation 
   250.122     EGC sizing 
   250.126     ID of wiring device terminals

Methods of Equipment Grounding

   250.130     EGC connections
   250.136     Equipment considered grounded
   250.142     Grounded conductor and grounding equipment
   250.148     EGC continuity and attachment

Grounding Specific Equipment Overview

   517            Health care facilities
   517.13       Grounding in patient care areas
   517.17       GFCI protections
   547            Agricultural buildings
   547.9         Electrical supply from distribution point
   547.10       Equipotential planes and related bonding

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Other
  • Electricians

Professional Engineers
     7.0 CPD Hours/PDHs

     7.0 HSW Continuing Ed. Hours
     7.0 AIA LU|HSW

Ohio Electrical Contractors
     7.0 Code Hours

Ohio Board of Building Standards
     7.0 Certification Hours: BI, BO, EPE,
     MechPE, RBI, RBO, RMI, RPE
     Electrical Safety Inspector Pending

International Code Council
     .7 CEUs (Electrical)

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects in most states, including Ohio. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Ohio.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 7.0 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES. Visit www.halfmoonseminars.org for complete AIA/CES information under this course listing.

Engineers and architects seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to claim the hours earned at this seminar, in most cases. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

The Ohio Construction Industry Licensing Board has approved this course for 7.0 Code hours for electrical contractors. Licensees must show their license card and photo identification to have earned hours reported to the OCILB. FULL ATTENDANCE ONLY.

The Ohio Board of Building Standards has approved this course for 7.0 certification hours in the categories of BI, BO, EPE, MechPE, RBI, RBO, RMI, RPE, MPE. FULL ATTENDANCE ONLY. Electrical Safety Inspector approval is pending.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Electrical. (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.


JD White

Consultant at Freelance Electrical System Design and Drafting

Mr. White’s has spent the past 12 years with Columbus State Community College as its Skilled Trades Program Coordinator. This role has provided him with insights beyond teaching including their migration to semesters, providing oversight of 144 apprenticeship courses, and 28 open enrollment courses covering Construction, Carpentry, Electrical, Plumbing, and Welding. He helped personally write some of these new courses. Mr. White helped craft 15 Plans for Study for various Certificates, AAS majors, and ATS majors. He has been an active part of articulation agreements, with various vocational career programs and apprenticeship programs. He started a new open enrollment program in June of 2007, which had over 200 active students and filling 28 course sections per term, prior to handing it over to a new faculty member. Mr. White is presently working with 10 apprenticeship partnerships with an annual enrollment of 1,500 students. He has oversight of five labs, equipment, and materials and lab personnel.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $289.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $289.00
Group Prices
3 or more people each: $269.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.

AIA Info:

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (cesupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: National Electrical Code 2017d

Delivery Method: Live

Course Description: This 7.0 hour live lecture presentation covers National Electrical Code (NEC) general requirements and provisions for system grounding, grounding electrode system, grounding electrode conductors, bonding, equipment and grounding, equipment grounding and conductors, and specific equipment grounding.

Learning Objectives: 

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to reference and explain compliance requirements for grounded and ungrounded systems.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to differentiate AC systems that are and are not required to be grounded.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to explain the purpose of grounding electrode systems and be able to reference NEC requirements for them.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to reference NEC requirements for bonding, equipment grounding and conductors, methods for grounding, specific equipment grounding.

LUs: 7.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with electricity, wiring, and electrical codes.

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 11/20/2021

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to doug@halfmoonseminars.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.