Rhode Island Continuing Education Requirements and NEC Adoption
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Rhode Island Continuing Education Requirements and NEC Adoption

Adopted Electrical Code

effective August 1, 2019

Building Code Commission
Building Code Standards Committee
560 Jefferson Boulevard, 2nd Floor, Suite 200
Warwick, RI 02886
(401) 889-5550

Quick Fact: Rhode Island Building Codes are amendments of the International Building Codes, which are used as the model. The adopted NEC is for mandatory application by governmental bodies that exercise legal jurisdictions over electrical installations and for use by insurance inspectors. Current legislation is ongoing to automatically adopt the NEC in the year of its publication. (Send us an update):

License Renewal & CEU Requirements

Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training
Division of Professional Regulation
1511 Pontiac Ave., Building 70
P.O. Box 20247
Cranston, RI 02920-0943
(401) 462-8580

Class A and Class B Electricians


RENEWAL DATE: Birth date
Units of timeContact Hours. The continuing education credits shall be included in the currently adopted edition of the National Electrical Code and the International Code Council (ICC) national codes. Instructors or inspectors shall be Rhode Island licensed electrical contractors employed by or about to be employed by the providers and be board approved.
For additional licensing information, please contact the state board or local jurisdiction in which you reside.
Courses for Rhode Island:

No courses are currently available online.

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