Grounding Class

This course provides the fundamentals of grounding and bonding. It is based on the requirements contained in the National Electrical Code. This course provides a general overview of electrical grounding and bonding concepts. The course explains defined grounding and bonding terms used in the NEC and the value of using a common language of communication that includes Code terms. The performance criteria of grounding (connecting to earth) and bonding (connecting together) are discussed, along with how to effectively apply the NEC grounding and bonding requirements to electrical systems and installations.    The Grounding Class is a 3 hour class for 3 nights, once a week.


Cost :$300
​Dates: July 10, 17, 24
Time: 6pm - 9pm
Instructor:  Len Farina
The Grounding Class is a 3 hour class for 3 nights, once a week.



New Chicago Electrical Code Amendments - 3 Week Course

This course deals with the development and implementation of the 2018 Chicago Electrical Code. The course content provides a thorough understanding of the amendments to the codes and compliance. This is an excellent preparation course for the City electrical examination.
Course Material:
*2018 Chicago Electrical code as course material

This Course will Cover:
- Review of the Chicago Electrical Code amendments
- Study of the difference between the 2017 National Electrical Code and the 2018 Chicago Electrical Code

Time: 6pm - 9pm
Dates: August 30 * Once a week for three weeks
Location: 5105 Tollview Dr. Suite 270 Rolling Meadows, IL



Chicago Test Taking Class

Need help taking the Chicago Electrical Exam? This class will strictly be all about taking practice exams. Each week you will take an exam based on the 2018 Chicago Electric Code. This i a 6 week program preparing you to take the Chicago Exam in November. 


Dates: September 20 - October 25

Time: 6pm - 9pm


Wisconsin Master Electrical Contractor Licensing Class

​This is a 10 week course that will feature the electrical codes for the state of Wisconsin. Students will be taught using the 2011 National Electric Code (N.E.C.) book. This class is for those who wish to become certified to work in the state of Wisconsin.

Approved by State of Wisconsin for CEU's. (Continuing Education)

Start Date: TBD

Test Date: November 28, 2018
Time: 6-9pm
Location: 820 E Terra Cotta Ave Crystal Lake, IL Suite 238

Chicago Code Classes - Chicago Licensing


 This 10 - week course is based on the Chicago Electric Code. It covers the basics for single family dwellings as well as multi-family dwellings and commercial buildings. Some of the included are : Ohm's Law, Permit & Inspection fees, Study Tips, and knowledge of how to use the Chicago Electric Code book. A program for test takers of the supervising electricians exam.


Cost: $1200 (First-time Students) | $600 (Repeat Chicago Class students)

Start Dates: August 28 (Tuesdays) | August 30, 2018 (Thursdays)
Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Instructors: Bill Dettmer, Andrezj Nycz (Mowimy Po Polsku), Angela Mesi, Len Farina, Kevin Ryan, Hugo Viramontes


Materials you need to bring to class:
• Notebook,
• pen/pencil,
• calculator
• 2018 Chicago Code Book (You can order the Chicago Code book from the NFPA Website.) 



 Please keep in mind that you CAN NOT MARK in your book if you want to sit for the Supervising Electricians Exam.​​




GET CLASS INFORMATION: (224) 735-3081 

Classes:

Electrical Code Classes

2014 National Electric Code- Commercial Electrical Inspector (E2) & Electrician Class

Class Cost: $850
Start Date: Tuesdays September 18, 2018 - December 4, 2018
Time:  6:00-9:00 pm
​Instructor: Hugo Viramontes


The 12-week course, 2014 National Electrical Code® - Commercial Electrical Inspector (E2)and Electrician class, will introduce students to the fundamental code requirements for proper installation of electrical systems in commercial buildings as well as industrial buildings. 
This test preparation class will provide students with the foundation for a thorough educational background in order to have the right resources for a successful ICC test-taker. The instructor will identify and discuss working knowledge of code requirements for general requirements, services, bonding & grounding, wiring methods, hazardous locations, health care, swimming pools and more. 

The class will also include an array of practice quizzes, study guides, multiple timed comprehensive exams, and an expanded guide of applicable code sections pertinent for the final exam. All Students will be encouraged to test for ICC Commercial Inspector (E2).

Books Required - 2014 NEC code book
Books Recommended - 2014 Key Word Index by Tom Henry
Tools Required - Basic Calculator, note book and highlighter

Class will provide CEU's from ICC through CLEC



2015 Commercial Building Inspector/Plans Examiner Certification Class


Start/End Dates: Wednesdays, September12 - December 19, 2018
Time: 6pm-9pm

CEU's: 4.5

Instructor: Karl Gewalt

Description:
This 15-week course will cover several areas the 2015 International Building Code including: Use & Occupancy Classification, Types of Construction, Building Height and Area, including a Height and Area Calculation, Fire and Smoke Protection, Means of Egress, Fire Protection Systems, as well as train the student in the application, use and intent during the plan review process.

Learning Objectives:

   -Students successfully completing the Commercial Building Inspector Certification class will:

   -Develop the skills needed to complete the commercial plan review process.

   -Develop the skills to identify violations during inspections.

   -Perform a Height and Area calculation and understand the reasoning and purpose.

   -Examine issues related to Use and Occupancy, Fire-Resistive Rated Construction, Means of Egress, Special Occupancies, Special Inspections, and other chapters of the 2015 International Building Code.


This class will prepare the student to sit for the 2015 Commercial Building Inspector certification exam, and the Commercial Plans Examiner certification exam.

Required Books and Materials:
2015 International Building Code.
Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2015 International Building Code 5th Edition by Francis D. K. Ching and Steven R. Winkel

Printreading for Heavy Commercial construction 4th Edition 2016 by: Leonard Toenjes


2015 Residential Building Inspector Certification Class


Start/End Dates: Wednesdays September 5 - December 5, 2018
Time: 6pm-9pm

Description:
This 12-week training class will cover several areas the 2015 International Residential Building Code including: administration, building planning, construction and energy conservation. Practical application of the code, prescriptive design and common mistakes will be discussed. 

Learning Objectives: 
   - Students successfully completing the Commercial Building Inspector Certification class will:
   -  Identify applicability and the extent of code requirements
   - Develop the skills to identify violations during inspections
   - Locate a building on a site and determine the required fire protection features. Determine any special requirements when dealing with multiple structures
   - Determine specific requirements based on geographical location and climate zones
   - Examine issues related to exiting, light & ventilation, construction in flood prone areas, and basic sanitation
   - Understand different typical methods of construction including wood & metal frame, masonry, SIP and poured in place concrete. Be able to determine when engineered design is required
   - Determine requirements relating to energy efficient construction and systems

This class will prepare the student to sit for the 2015 Residential Building Inspector certification exam.

Required Books and Materials:
2015 International Residential Building Code.



2015 International Property Maintenance Code


Start Date: Monday, September 10, 2018
End Date: Monday, November 12, 2018
Time: 6:00 – 9:00pm
Instructor: Debra Pierce

Required Books: 2015 International Residential Code, 2015 International Property Maintenance Code and the 2017 Legal Aspects of Code Administration

This 10-week course will discuss the philosophy, attitudes and values surrounding property maintenance, photographs, previously encountered situations, and utilizing drawings as demonstration and teaching points on code requirements in support of community preservation.

Topics discussed during the course include: the minimum requirements for plumbing, mechanical, and basic fire safety systems; procedures for administration of property maintenance programs based on data resulting from both well-defined and poorly managed municipalities; methods of verifying citizen complaints, gathering evidence, issuing violation notices, verifying compliance and steps taken when compliance has not been obtained, and discuss the adjudication process, the importance of preparation prior to the adjudication hearings, items of evidence, and the significance of proper record keeping.

The class will also include an array of practice tests, and multiple timed comprehensive exams. All Students will be encouraged to test for ICC Property Maintenance & Housing Inspector Certification. (64).



Electrical Plan Review (ICC E3 Certification)

Start Date: Monday, September 17, 2018
End Date: Monday, December 3, 2018
Time: 6:00 – 9:00pm
Instructor: Jason Elsenbroek
Required Book & Supplies: 2014 National Electrical Code, and a calculator.


This 12-week course, 2014 National Electrical Code – Electrical Plan Review (E3), will introduce students to the fundamental code requirements for proper installation of electrical systems in residential, commercial and industrial buildings. This test preparation class will provide students with a firm foundation of electrical equipment, materials, various calculations for voltage drop, service sizing, and proper branch circuit sizing, and motor loads which will assist the student in gaining the knowledge necessary to take the Electrical Plan Review Certification Exam offered by the International Code Council (ICC). The instructor will identify and discuss general requirements of installations, services, bonding and grounding, wiring methods, hazardous locations, health care, swimming pools and more.

 The class will also include an array of practice tests, and multiple timed comprehensive exams and an expanded guide of applicable code sections pertinent for the final exam. All Students will be encouraged to test for ICC Electrical Plan Review Certification. (E3).

NIGHT CLASSES FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE! 

Licensing Electricians & Inspectors Since 2015


Certification Classes

NEC® Code Classes - Suburban Licensing
Residential • Commercial • Industrial
(Offered in Rolling Meadows and Crystal Lake)


This 10 week course is designed to prepare students to take the National Electrical License test. We help you brush up on National Electric Code and can even help you increase your general knowledge of the National Electric Code.  Class is once a week for ten weeks. 

Cost: $1,000 (cash, credit or check) $500/Repeat student
Time: 6pm - 9pm
Upcoming Start Dates Rolling Meadows:  August 6(Mondays) / October 15 (Mondays)

Upcoming Start Dates Crystal Lake: September 5, 2018 (Wednesdays)
Instructors: Bill Dettmer, Andrezj Nycz (Mowimy Po Polsku) 


Materials you need to bring to class:
• 2014 NEC book (amazon.com has the best price)
•Plastic book marking tabs
• Ugly’s electrical book (Menards or Home Depot),
• Tom Henry’s Key Word Index Call (800) 642-2633 (may also have the 2014 NEC Code Book),
• highlighter,
• calculator,
• notebook,
• pen/pencil