National Certification Program for Construction Code Professionals One-and Two-Family Dwellings (2A)
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National Certification Program for Construction Code Professionals

One- and Two-Family Dwellings (2A) Program

The National Certification Program for Construction Code Professionals (NCPCCI) is designed to assess competency in technical code knowledge of a construction code inspector or plan reviewer. The NCPCCI certification program consists of a computer-based examination and a set of re-certification continuing education requirements that must be completed within a three-year time period prior to the initial certification.

The NCPCCI 2A program showcases an individual's knowledge and proficiency with residential requirements and concepts found in NFPA 70, National Electrical Code. We invite you to find a testing center and get started today.

Program Benefits

  • Recognition as proficient in NFPA 70 practices and concepts
  • Promote professional development
  • Improve your job performance
  • Position yourself for career advancement
  • Certificate from a Nationally recognized Certification Program
The NCPCCI exam is a two-hour, open-book, multiple-choice exam taken at a Prometric Testing Center location. The exam is based on the 2017 edition of NFPA 70, National Electrical Code. To locate a computer-based testing center near you, visit the test center website. Learn More >
Reference Materials
The exam is presently based on the 2017 edition of NFPA 70, National Electrical Code. It is the candidates responsibility to obtain this document for study purposes and to have during the examination. It is the only reference source allowed in the examination room. IAEI's 1- and 2-Family Study Guide is helpful for preparing to take the exam.  
Certification Fee
After you have completed the exam, you're final step will be paying an enrollment certification fee. Welcome to the NCPCCI 2A Certification Program! Pay Online >
Renewal Information
Continuing Education Requirements
The renewal requirement for the NCPCCI (for 2A, 2B, and/or 2C) is 2.4 CEU’s (24 Contact hours).
  • Minimum of 8 hours (0.8 CEU) of NEC Code Update/Changes. These can be based on the National Electrical Code (NEC) as mandated by your local jurisdiction. 

Recertification Fee
Your recertification fee must be paid prior to re-certification. You can pay online or by contacting us at (800) 786-4234.  Pay Online >

Explanation of Credits

You are required to have a total of 26 overall credits to complete this certification.

  • 24 Contact Hours (2.4 CEU) credits, with a minimum of 8 hours (0.8 CEUs) being Code Update
  • 1 credit after you have paid the renewal fee (FEE)
  • 1 credit for participation in the program (NCPCCI 2A Certification)


Current NCPCCI 2A Certificate Holders
View a list of NCPCCI 2A Certification Holders. Learn More >