1. Safety
    1. Safety Equipment Selection
    2. Advanced Knowledge and Skills
  2. Communications/Metering
    1. Project Management
    2. Review Technical Reports
  3. Mathematics
    1. Advanced Knowledge and Skills Concerning Electrical Calculations
  4. Tools & Equipment (Selection)
  5. Electrical & Physical Theory
    1. AC and DC Circuits
  6. Systems Analysis and Operation
    1. Short-Circuit and Coordination Studies
    2. Equipment Failure Analysis
  7. Codes and Standards
    1. Advanced Knowledge of Codes and Standards
  8. General Test Equipment (Advanced)
    1. Insulation Tests
    2. Thermographic Survey
    3. Power-Factor/Dissipation-Factor Testing
  9. Computers (Advanced)
  10. Switchgear, Switchboards, and MCCs (Advanced)
  11. Transformers (Advanced)
    1. Inspection and Maintenance
    2. Connections and Ratings
    3. Power Transformers - General
    4. Instrument Transformers - General
  12. Wires, Cables, Buses (Advanced)
    1. Inspection and Maintenance
    2. Cable Testing
  13. Circuit Breakers (Advanced)
    1. Inspection and Maintenance
    2. Testing
  14. Electrical Protective Devices (Advanced)
    1. Low-Voltage Breakers
    2. Current Relays
    3. Directional & Power Relays
    4. Voltage Relays
    5. Differential Relays
    6. Fuses, Types, Ratings and Applications
  15. Metering
    1. Computerized, solid-state metering
    2. Errors
    3. Revenue Electro-Mechanical Metering
  16. Controls - No Requirement
    1. Basic Systems
    2. Motor Control
  17. Grounding Systems - No Requirement
  18. Rotating Machinery - No Requirement



Note: This is the category list for 2000. There will be modifications to this list in subsequent years.

Source: Official NETA internal memo from Rod Hageman, Technical Exam Chair to NETA Accredited Representatives dated July 21, 2000. Re: Spring 2000 Level IV Certification Exam