Ohio Continuing Education Requirements and NEC Adoption
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Ohio Continuing Education Requirements and NEC Adoption

Adopted Electrical Code

NEC-2017
effective July 1, 2019

Board of Building Standards
6606 Tussing Road
P.O. Box 4009
Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068-9009
(614) 644-2613

Quick Fact: The state of Ohio requires 30 hours of continuing education courses before renewal of residential and commercial personnel certification within a three-year period. These include building officials, electrical inspectors, plans examiners, and building inspectors. (Send us an update):


License Renewal & CEU Requirements

Electrical inspectors, residential building official, residential plans examiner, residential building inspector, and residential industrialized unit inspector

HOURS REQUIRED:  30
CODE-RELATED: 15
RENEWAL CYCLE: Biennial

RENEWAL DATE: Licensure date
 
Units of timeContact Hours. Of the 10 hours required per year, 5 must be related to the National Electrical Code and 5 hours must be on topics related to the specific trade.

Electrical Contractor

HOURS REQUIRED:  24
CODE-RELATED: 12
RENEWAL CYCLE: Triennial 

RENEWAL DATE: Licensure date

Units of time — Contact Hours. Electrical contractors may choose one year or three years. Annual renewals are 8 hours per year.

Reciprocates — West Virginia and Kentucky (Contractors only)

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

No courses are currently available online.

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