New Jersey Continuing Education Requirements and NEC Adoption
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New Jersey Continuing Education Requirements and NEC Adoption

Adopted Electrical Code

NEC-2017
effective  September 3, 2019

Bureau of Code Services
N.J. Department of Community Affairs
101 South Broad Street
Trenton, NJ 08625
(609) 292-7899

Quick Fact: New Jersey enforces the Uniform Construction Code, which mandates everything from local building code adoption to licensing requirements. Electrical inspectors are required to take electrical certification examinations through the licensing program within the UCC. (Send us an update):


License Renewal & CEU Requirements

State Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors
P.O. Box 45006
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 504-6410
(973) 648-3555 FAX

Journeyman Electricians

HOURS REQUIRED:  10
CODE-RELATED: 9
RENEWAL CYCLE: Triennial 

RENEWAL DATE: Licensure date
 
Units of timeContact Hours. Of the 10 hours, 9 must be on the recent edition of the NEC and one hour on applicable state statues and rules.

Electrical Contractor

HOURS REQUIRED:  34
CODE-RELATED: 10
RENEWAL CYCLE: Triennial 

RENEWAL DATE: 3/31
Units of time — Contact Hours. Thirty-four (34) credit hours of continuing education to include a 10-hour course of study relating to the most recent edition of the National Electrical Code, nine (9) hours of which shall pertain to the Code and one hour of which shall pertain to applicable State statutes and rules.

   
For additional licensing information, please contact the state board or local jurisdiction in which you reside.
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