Oregon Continuing Education Requirements and NEC Adoption
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Oregon Continuing Education Requirements and NEC Adoption

Adopted Electrical Code

NEC-2017
effective October 1, 2017

Department of Consumer & Business Services (BCD)
Building Codes Division
P.O. Box 14470
Salem, OR 97309-0404
(503) 378-4133

Quick Fact: The Oregon Electrical Specialty Code (OESC) is based on NEC-2017 with amendments that are based on local geographic, climactic, or geologic conditions. Oregon also does not adopt the IRC, and Oregon does not adopt the IRC and has developed its own “Low-Rise Residential Code” to cover residential dwellings up to three stories. (Send us an update):


License Renewal & CEU Requirements

General Supervising Electrician (S)
Limited Supervising Electrician (PS), and
General Journeyman Electrician (J)

HOURS REQUIRED:  24
CODE-RELATED: 12 (S & PS)  and   8 (J)
RENEWAL CYCLE: Triennial

RENEWAL DATE: Licensure date
 
 
Units of timeContact Hours. Typical hours for an electrician (S, PS, and J license) are 24 total hours every three years. 12 must be code-change, 8 are code-related, and 4 are on Oregon laws.
 
For additional licensing information, please contact the state board or local jurisdiction in which you reside.
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