Alabama State-Approved NEC and NFPA 70E Online Training

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  • Description

    Register for the NFPA 70®, National Electrical Code®, and NFPA 70E®, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace®, combined training course.

    In Alabama, the electrical license requires 14 hours of continuing education. By choosing the new, comprehensive online series from NFPA®, you get the full 14-hour continuing education requirement or you may select the online series that suits your needs.

    This is the easy and affordable way to stay up to date in your field and renew your electrical license in Alabama. Alabama Electrical Continuing Education Online Training includes 14 required courses plus additional training in a self-guided, interactive format that allows you to work at your own pace and location.

    NFPA® Electrical Online Continuing Education is approved by the Alabama Electrical Contractors Board and is the authoritative source for the latest editions of certified codes and standards.

    Earn 29 hours of training or 2.9 continuing education units (CEUs) by completing the following online training:

    • NFPA 70: Changes to the NEC®, 2017 Edition (16 hours/1.6 CEUs)
    • NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (NEC) (2017) (6 hours/.6 CEUs)
    • NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace (2018) (7 hours/.7 CEUs)

    *Click on the tabs below for full course content and details.

    Developed by NFPA, this all-in-one series delivers the quality instruction you've come to expect from the organization that helps develop the codes and standards.

    Get current with NEC compliance and NFPA 70E standards for electrical safety and life-saving work practices while satisfying your state electrical license requirements. Sign up for Alabama Electrical Continuing Education Online Training today.

    Upon completion of this training you should be able to:

    • Explain the organization and use of the NEC
    • Describe general requirements, conductor sizing, overcurrent protection, and grounding and bonding for systems and equipment
    • Describe the technical changes in overcurrent protection, hazardous (classified) locations, and electric signs
    • Describe the technical changes in solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, fuel cell systems, energy storage systems, emergency systems, fire alarm systems, and more
    • Explain safety-related work practices and procedures intended to keep workers safe
    • Identify required elements of a risk assessment and explain the difference between electrical hazards and risk

    And more . . .


    Who Will Benefit:
    Anyone involved in electrical safety in Alabama will benefit, including:
    electricians, electrical system designers, electrical engineers, electrical contractors, electrical inspectors, safety engineers, safety managers, installation and maintenance professionals, HVAC installers, manufacturers, facility maintenance personnel, mechanical engineers, plant managers, risk managers, and project managers.

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Complete this 29-hour course series and qualify for 2.9 CEUs.
    Completion of each 1-hour course qualifies you for 0.1 CEU. Upon successful completion of a course or the course series, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site. Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization before registering.

    The individual course series offer the following: NFPA 70: Changes to the NEC 2017 Edition (16 hours/1.6 CEUs), NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (NEC) (2017) (6 hours/.6 CEUs), NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace (2018) (7 hours/.7 CEUs).

    The Alabama Electrical Contractors Board requires 14 continuing education hours during a 2-year period. At least 7 hours must cover the NEC. Requirements are due every 2 years on odd year. CEUs for the following license types: Electrical Contractors and Provisional Electrical Contractors are required to take 14 CEUs. For more information, visit the Alabama Electrical Contractors Board.


    Group Training:
    For more information or to receive a price quote for NFPA group training,
    please call 877-336-3280 or e-mail:

  • Terms & Specifications for Online Training


    • Course Tuition: The course tuition is due and payable before starting each module.
    • Expiration: Participants will need to take the online courses or series within 365 days.
    • CEUs: You earn 0.1 CEU for each learning hour. To verify total numbers of CEUs for a course or a series, please check the Description tab. Upon successful completion of a course or a series, participants will be able to download the CEUs certificate directly from the website. Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization.
    • Online Training is non-refundable.


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