Electrical Safety Training Course UL 508a – Industrial Control Panels

STANDARDS FOR SAFETY – Industrial Control Panels
Class Name : UL 508a

12 Hours Classes (1.5 Days)
$800 per attendee.
Includes Day 1 lunch, Day 2 coffee and donuts, and course certificate 

Course Overview:The UL 508A Book Navigation Training class allows students to navigate and understand industrial control panels construction and installation in accordance with the Standard of Industrial Control Panels, UL 508A, 3rd Edition. Participants that would benefit from this class include UL 508 shops, Electrical Contractors, General Contractors, and Building Maintenance.

Target Audience:

  • UL 508 Shops
  • Electrical Contractors
  • Building maintenance
  • General Contractors

Upcoming Class Schedule

This class is performed on a custom schedule by schedule basis.  If you are interested in attending this class, or wish setting up a new class for a group of attendees, please submit the class inquiry form below and one of our training advisors will be in touch very soon.

Upcoming schedule

Thursday, June 15th – 2023
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Thursday, December 21st – 2023
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Course Outline:

Day 1 (Full Day)

    • Basic Design Criteria for Industrial Control Panels.
    • Define power and control
    • Short circuit current calculations (SCCR)
    • NEC and 508A standards
    • Definition of an Industrial Control Panel
    • What is not an Industrial Control Panel
    • Difference between National Recognized Laboratories (NRTL) and Field Evaluation Bodies (FEB)
    • Heater circuits
    • Motor circuits
    • Single motor
    • Grouped Motor
    • Markings

Day 2 (1/2 Day)

    • Define Short Circuit Current (SCCR)
    • Determine the Component SCCR
    • Calculate Short Circuit Current for a power circuit
    • Modify the short circuit current to attain higher values

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