[Online] Proposed Changes to Article 530 of the NEC (NPFA 70)

Class Description: 

Article 530 of the National Electrical Code (NFPA 70) governs the use of portable power distribution systems for motion picture/television studios and similar locations. This code cycle, a complete revision of Article 530 has been proposed. Some of the changes include: adding guidance for non-production areas, modifications of the 400% rule to match our current practice, and the elimination of obsolete equipment and references. The changes to Article 530 have the ability to significantly affect how we work. As Motion Picture/Television Lighting Technicians, we are the only people qualified to do our work but the changes are open to comment by anyone in the United States. It is very important that people who work under these guidelines make comments on these proposed changes based on our experience. In addition to going over the changes within the Article, we will also go over how to make comments. 

Skills Taught: 

    • Lighting
      • 480v Rigging
      • Assistant Chief Lighting Technician
      • Assistant Chief Rigging Technician
      • Chief Lighting Technician
      • Chief Rigging Technician
      • Dimming Technician
      • Data Control Systems Technician
      • ETCP Certified
        • Power Distribution Technician Certification
        • Entertainment Electrician Certification
      • Fixtures
        • Chief Fixtures Technician
      • Electrical Theory & Equipment

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IATSE, Local 728

Studio Electrical Lighting Technicians

1001 W. Magnolia Blvd.

Burbank, CA 91506

(818) 954-0728


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