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Power Limited course offered at CLC

Central Lakes College, Brainerd, will host a continuing education course for holders of the Minnesota Power-Limited Technician License from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, and Friday, Feb. 8, in the Business and Industry Center.

The course consists of 16 hours of instruction covering applicable articles and sections of the 2008 National Electrical Code, Minnesota statutes and rules governing electrical work, and a review of the basic elements of electricity and electrical calculations.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota State Board of Electricity.

Objectives are to review the 2008 National Electrical Code, particularly Articles 725-730: Wiring methods, grounding, transformers, over-current protection; and Articles 800-830: Installation methods, separation from power, fireproofing. Also review Ohm’s law: Series and parallel AC and DC circuits, meter operation, and systems theory with a review of coaxial, Cat 5, HVAC and/or speaker wiring.

Participants must have a calculator and the 2005 or 2008 NEC Code Book. Code books are available in class for $89. Cost for the course and lunch is $320.

The deadline to register is Jan. 31. For information or to register with a credit card, call 800-933-0346, ext. 8142, or 218-855-8142; email; or go to

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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