Introduction to Basic Electric

  • 27 Oct 2016
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Brownsburg Town Hall, Eaton Hall, 61 N. Green St., Brownsburg, IN 46112


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Introduction to Basic Electric

A training seminar sponsored by the Indiana Association of Building Officials, Inc. a chapter of the International Code Council, Inc.

Indiana Association of Building Officials will host a seminar on October 27, 2016 to present and discuss Introduction to Basic Electric.

Date:  October 27, 2016

  • Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.
  • Class will start at 9:00 a.m.
  • There will be 1 hour for lunch
  • Class will conclude at 4:00 p.m.


Member $100, this fee will cover the instructor and materials

Non-member:  $125, this fee will cover the instructor and materials

Lunch will not be provided

The Course is worth .6 CEUs/6 contact hours.

Class Information:
Class will provide introduction on the basic application of the 2009 Indiana Electric Code (675 IAC 17).  This is a basic electric class and topic of discussion will be applicable to both residential and light commercial.  The participants will learn basic aspects of the electric code for services, disconnects, wiring methods, over-current devices, grounding, bonding (including swimming pools), residential generator and understanding the difference between industry/trade terminologies versus Electric Code terminology. This basic class will NOT discuss phase 3.

At the conclusion of the class, participants will be better equipped to:

  • How to apply the electric code in residential and light commercial plan review and inspection.
  • Locate key code sections based on code book language.
  • Working knowledge of bonding and grounding.
  • Understand services, panelboard, switchboard, and over-current devices.
  • Understand the application and use of disconnects.

After registration is successfully submitted a confirmation email will be sent to the email address entered during registration.

Presenter:  David Kish, David Stalf and Herb Craig

David Kish, Fire Protection Engineer with Purdue University's Department of Safety and Security, has served on several Fire Prevention and Building Safety Committees in drafting various Indiana Amendments; such as:  Indiana Electric Code, Indiana Fire Code, NFPA 13 and NFPA 72.  Dave has an extensive background in working with the Indiana Electric Code and is an active member of the Indiana Association of Electric Inspectors.  Dave has experience in teaching the Indiana Electric Code on all levels, including round table discussions.

David Stalf is the Chief Electrical Inspector for Gary, IN.  Dave began his electrical career as a USWA 1014 Steel Mill Electrician at US Steel Gary.  completing USX Steel's Electrical Apprenticeship, he spent the next 17 years working with industrial power distribution, crane control, and automated systems along with the garden variety office and general building service.  In 1985, Dave shifted his focus to electrical inspection where he has worked his way up and is currently serving as Chief Inspector for the City of Gary.

Herb Craig, PE, is an electrical inspector for Ogden Dunes, IN.  Herb has gained a diverse experience over the last fifty years since starting as a Wireman at a Chicago elevator company in 1960.   Including a stint with the U.S. Army, Herb worked through an IBEW local 134 Apprenticeship, continuing on to serve responsibilities in sales and project engineering where he designed and build control and automation systems.  Design of power and control systems were a staple of Herb's career as he held executive positions responsible for the design, fabrication, and commissioning of commercial and industrial power distribution equipment as well as control systems.  Herb is currently an Electrical Inspector for the Town of Ogden Dunes as well as maintains a consulting engineering practice designing power and control systems as well as Code Compliance Review.

Material to Bring to Class:
Participants will need to bring their 2009 Indiana Electric Code (2008 NEC with 2009 Indiana Amendment).

Registration Deadline:

The registration deadline is October 24, 2016, which is three days before the class.  Registrations received after Thursday, October 24 will not be guaranteed class materials at the time of class.

Cancellation Policy:
All cancellations must be received in writing no later than October 24, 2016 to avoid penalty.  All late cancellations and no shows will be billed $10.  Faxed cancellations must be verified they were received.  It is the responsibility of the registrant to make the verification.  Emergencies will be dealt with on an individual basis.

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