Licensing Electricians & Inspectors Since 2015

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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: March 6, 2018 | March 8, 2018 
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.​​

One - Day Chicago Code Exam Seminar

Prepare to take the Chicago Electrical Code exam with insightful  instructors who will guide you to pass the Chicago exam. The seminar will cover various topics and helpful tips such as time management and how to use the code book during the exam. Discuss the amendments to the Chicago code from the 2017 NEC.

Must have a current 2018 City of Chicago Code Book.  

Bundle Deal:

Take the NEC Suburban Licensing exam on Friday, April 27 and attend the one - day seminar to prepare for the Chicago exam. 

Date: April 28, 2018

Time: 8am - 3pm

Cost:​ $450 for one - day seminar | $750 for one - day seminar PLUS Elgin NEC Suburban licensing test

​*One - day Seminar includes the class and a book of administration from the Chicago Code. 


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

This 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.  The NEC Class is a ten week course.

Cost: $1,000 (cash, credit or check) $500/Repeat student
Time: 6pm - 9pm
Upcoming Start Dates Rolling Meadows: May 14, June 13, August 6

Upcoming Start Dates Crystal Lake: October 17, 2018
Instructors: Bill Dettmer, Andrezj Nycz (Mowimy Po Polsku) 

Materials you need to bring to class:
• 2014 NEC book ( 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

Electrical Code Classes

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

Class Cost: $850
Start Date: January 24, 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: Mondays, January 22 – April 30, 2018
Time: 6pm-9pm

CEU's: 4.5

Instructor: Deb Pierce
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: January 17, 2018 – April 4, 2018
Time: 6pm-9pm
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.

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.

Cost :$300

Start Date: TBD for 2018

Time: 8am-12pm

Instructor:  Len Farina

The Grounding Class is a 2 day class, that is over a course of two Saturdays.

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: September 5, 2018 (Mondays) 
End Date: November 21, 2018

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

Certification Classes