Continuing Education

Quality Education For You And Your Organization

Technologies, equipment and codes constantly change in this industry. That’s why education in the electrical trade doesn’t stop at apprenticeship.

IEC of Oregon is approved through the state of Oregon to offer a variety of classes to journey level personnel and above including continuing education credits for license renewal, safety and training classes and professional development courses. Whether you need in-class instruction or online training, IEC of Oregon provides quality education to ensure a skilled workforce and satisfied customers.

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Continuing Education and License Renewal

CPR AED and First Aid Training

CPR First Aid Classes to be held at the IETC training center in Salem

 

Your health is most important.  Therefore, all the CPR AED First Aid Courses will be moved to our larger facility in Salem.  Participants will be limited to 16 (two rooms) in order to provide the correct social distancing needed to keep you safe.  All equipment will be sanitized and proper procedures will be used in the hands-on portion of this course.  We ask you to be mindful of others and thank you for your patience.

 

MEDIC First Aid BasicPlus is a combined adult CPR, AED and first aid training program designed specifically for the occupational first aid provider.  This program:

  1. Meets OSHA and other federal and state requirements
  2. Trains employees on how to respond and care for medical emergencies at work
  3. Provides 4 hours of CEUs for Oregon and Washington
  4. Certifications are good for two years
  5. Endorsed by the Inside Electrical and Limited Energy Apprenticeship Programs

 

Instructor Larry Meres is the owner of ABC for Life Training Center, LLC since 2005.  He spent 17 years in the medical field as a Cardiopulmonary tech.  Larry holds certifications with American Heart Association and American Health and Safety Institute and trains approximately 1,000 students per year in CPR and first aid.

CPR AED and First Aid - 4 Hours CEU

Class Cost, Dates, Times and To Register

All Times: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM.
Cost: $75.00
Courses limited to 16 participants in two rooms.

Please use this link to see all the courses and dates currently available. 
You may also register from the individual course sites associated with this link.
Please make sure you put in at least one (1) ticket into the dropdown to complete registration.  

Class Location

CPR First Aid will be held in Salem Only for the remainder of 2020. 

Salem Location:
Independent Electrical Training Center
3710 Portland Road NE
Salem, Oregon  97301

Fire Alarm I Course

Powering You Forward – Add a Profitable Skill to Your Toolkit

Video Conference Course Based on NFPA 72-2019

Days: Class runs every Thursday from January 7, 2021 – March 25, 2021
Time:  4 hour class from 6-10 PM Central Time    (4:00 PM Pacific Time)

Tuition:  $299.00
Book:  Attendees will be required to purchase the Fire Alarm I Course Book for $82.50

Instructor:  Michael Brooks
Michael is the Operations Manager at Performance Systems Integration.  He is also an IEC National AT&T Committee member and an instructor for Fire Alarm & Specialized Controls IEC/JATC; Oregon LEA; Washington EL-06 & AD-06 & NICET II Fire Alarm.

Completion of the Fire Alarm I course prepares electricians to sit for the NICET exam.

Courses are non-refundable but may be rescheduled with a 72-hour notice.  Contact gina@iecoregon.org.

Class Cost, Dates, Times and To Register

January 7 – March 25, 2021

This is a Video Conference course

Course runs from 6 PM to 10 PM Central Time (  4 PM – 8 PM PT)
As the dates near you will be provided a video conference link to enter the class

Cost:
Member and Non-Member Cost – $299.00
Classes are non-refundable.  If you are unable to attend contact gina@iecoregon.org.

To register For Fire Alarm I  please click HERE

Class Locations

This is a video conference link.  You will be provided with a link to the course as time nears.

2020 Limited Energy NEC Code Change Courses

Two Nights in December Earns You 8 CEU Hours
Participation via Zoom 

 

This is a 2-night Zoom course for Limited Energy (A&B) that will fulfill the 8 hours Oregon and Washington Code Change requirements.

The instructor for this course is Dave Gilson.  Dave has been involved in Limited Energy installation projects for over 25 years.  He has been a college-level instructor since 2002, as well as teaching continuing education classes throughout the western United States.  Mr. Gilson has been a subject matter expert sitting on several committees and involved with curriculum development for industry-related textbooks.  He has sat on the IEC National Apprenticeship and Training Committee since 2008.

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Class Cost, Dates, Times and To Register

2020 Limited Energy NEC Code Change

This is a Zoom Class

Class will be held on December 16 and 17, 2020.

Course runs two nights from 5:30  PM – 9: 30 PM each night
You must take both days (Wednesday and Thursday) to get the full 8 hours credit
As the dates near you will be provided a Zoom Link to enter the class

Cost:
Member Cost – $100.00
Non-Member cost – $125.00
If you are unsure of your member status, please contact Gina @gina@iecoregon.org.
Classes are non-refundable.  If you are unable to attend contact gina@iecoregon.org.

 

December 16 and 17, 2020  Click to Register

Class Locations

This is a Zoom Course.  You will be provided with a link to the course as time nears.

2020 NEC Code Change Courses

Two Nights in November or December Earns You 8 CEU Hours
Participation via Zoom 

 

This is a 2-night Zoom course for Inside Electrical that will fulfill the 8 hours Oregon and Washington Code Change requirements.

The instructor for this course is Dave Hill.  Among his many accomplishments, Dave is a past International President of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors.  He currently is an IEC Area II Electrical Apprentice Instructor at IETC/Chemeketa College and works for Intertek Testing providing evaluations on electrical equipment to assure compliance with the company, and NFPA 70 code standards.

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Class Cost, Dates, Times and To Register

2020 NEC Code Change

This is a Zoom Class

Class will be held on November 4 and 5, 2020 OR December 9 and 10, 2020.

Course runs two nights from 5:30  PM – 9: 30 PM each night
You must take both days (Wednesday and Thursday) to get the full 8 hours credit
As the dates near you will be provided a Zoom Link to enter the class

Cost:
Member Cost – $100.00
Classes are non-refundable.  If you are unable to attend contact gina@iecoregon.org.

 

November 4 and 5, 2020  Click to Register

December 9 and 10, 2020 Click to Register

 

This is a Zoom Course.  You will be provided with a link to the course as time nears.

Class Locations

This is a Zoom Course.  You will be provided with a link to the course as time nears.

Does your company have Continuing Education needs? IEC of Oregon can provide the courses.

Any of the following courses can be provided at your location.
  • 2020 NEC Code Change Course 8CC
  • 2020 NEC Limited Energy Code Change 8CC
  • Oregon Rule & Law 4CC
  • Electrical Safety NFPA 70E 8CR
  • Motor Controls 4CR
  • Grounding & Bonding 8CR
  • CPR & First Aid Courses 4CR

WA Trainee Card Approved Courses Only

  • Basic Electrical & RCW/WAC Code 8CR

Please contact Jeff Hooper at 541-301-0358 or jeff@iecoregon.org for more information.

CPR AED and First Aid - 4 Hours CEU

Classes to be held at the IETC training center in Salem

 

Your health is most important.  Therefore, all the CPR AED First Aid Courses will be moved to our larger facility in Salem.  Participants will be limited to 10 per room in order to provide the correct social distancing needed to keep you safe.  All equipment will be sanitized and proper procedures will be used in the hands-on portion of this course.  We ask you to be mindful of others and thank you for your patience.

 

MEDIC First Aid BasicPlus is a combined adult CPR, AED and first aid training program designed specifically for the occupational first aid provider.  This program:

  1. Meets OSHA and other federal and state requirements
  2. Trains employees on how to respond and care for medical emergencies at work
  3. Provides 4 hours of CEUs for Oregon and Washington
  4. Certifications are good for two years
  5. Endorsed by the Inside Electrical and Limited Energy Apprenticeship Programs

Instructor Larry Meres is the owner of ABC for Life Training Center, LLC since 2005.  He spent 17 years in the medical field as a Cardiopulmonary tech.  Larry holds certifications with American Heart Association and American Health and Safety Institute and trains approximately 1,000 students per year in CPR and first aid.

Class Cost, Dates, Times and To Register

All Times:  9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
Cost:  $75.00
Courses limited to 16 participants in two rooms.

Please use this link to see all the current courses, dates and to register

Class Location

CPR First Aid will be held in Salem Only for the remainder of 2020. 

Salem Location:
Independent Electrical Training Center
3710 Portland Road NE
Salem, Oregon  97301

2020 Limited Energy NEC Code Change Courses

Two Nights in December Earns You 8 CEU Hours
Participation via Zoom 

 

This is a 2 night Zoom course for Limited Energy (A&B) that will fulfill the 8 hours Oregon and Washington Code Change requirements.

The instructor for this course is Dave Gilson.  Dave has been involved in Limited Energy installation projects for over 25 years.  He has been a college-level instructor since 2002, as well as teaching continuing education classes throughout the western United States.  Mr. Gilson has been a subject matter expert sitting on several committees and involved with curriculum development for industry-related textbooks.  He has sat on the IEC National Apprenticeship and Training Committee since 2008.

Class Cost, Dates, Times and To Register

2020 Limited Energy NEC Code Change

This is a Zoom Class

Class is held Thursday, November 12 and Friday, November 13, 2020

Course runs two nights from 5:30  PM – 9: 30 PM each night
You must take both days (Wednesday and Thursday) to get the full 8 hours credit
As the dates near you will be provided a Zoom Link to enter the class

Cost:
Member Cost – $100.00
Non-member cost- $125.00
if you are unsure of you or your company’s membership status, please contact gina@iecoregon.org.
Classes are non-refundable.  If you are unable to attend contact gina@iecoregon.org.

 

December 16 and 17, 2020  Click to Register

Class Location

This is a Zoom Course.  You will be provided with a link to the course as time nears.

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2020 NEC Code Change Courses

Two Nights in November or December Earns You 8 CEU Hours
Participation via Zoom 

 

This is a 2-night Zoom course for Inside Electrical that will fulfill the 8 hours Oregon and Washington Code Change requirements.

The instructor for this course is Dave Hill.  Among his many accomplishments, Dave is a past International President of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors.  He currently is an IEC Area II Electrical Apprentice Instructor at IETC/Chemeketa College and works for Intertek Testing providing evaluations on electrical equipment to assure compliance with the company, and NFPA 70 code standards.

Class Cost, Dates, Times and To Register

Fire Alarm 1 Course

This is a Zoom Class

Class starts January 7, 2021 – March 25, 2021

Course runs from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM Central Time
As the dates near you will be provided a Zoom Link to enter the class

Cost:
Member and Non-member  Cost – $299.00
Classes are non-refundable.  If you are unable to attend contact gina@iecoregon.org.

 

To Register for the Fire Alarm 1 Course Click Here

 

Class Location

This is a Zoom Course.  You will be provided with a link to the course as time nears.

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Fire Alarm I Coure January 7 - March 25, 2021

Powering You Forward – Add a Profitable Skill to Your Toolkit

Video Conference Course Based on NFPA 72-2019

Days: Class runs every Thursday from January 7, 2021 – March 25, 2021
Time:  4 hour class from 6-10 PM Central Time    (4:00 PM Pacific Time)

Tuition:  $299.00
Book:  Attendees will be required to purchase the Fire Alarm I Course Book for $82.50

Instructor:  Michael Brooks
Michael is the Operations Manager at Performance Systems Integration.  He is also an IEC National AT&T Committee member and an instructor for Fire Alarm & Specialized Controls IEC/JATC; Oregon LEA; Washington EL-06 & AD-06 & NICET II Fire Alarm.

Completion of the Fire Alarm I course prepares electricians to sit for the NICET exam.

Courses are non-refundable but may be rescheduled with a 72-hour notice.  Contact gina@iecoregon.org.

Class Cost, Dates, Times and To Register

January 7 – March 25, 2021

This is a Video Conference class

Course runs from 6 PM to 10 PM Central Time (  4 PM – 8 PM PT)
As the dates near you will be provided a video conference link to enter the class

Cost:
Member and Non-Member Cost – $299.00
Classes are non-refundable.  If you are unable to attend contact gina@iecoregon.org.

To register For Fire Alarm I  please click HERE

Class Location

This is a video conference course.  You will be provided with a link to the course as time nears.

Professional Development Courses

Fire Alarm I Course

Powering You Forward – Add a Profitable Skill to Your Toolkit

Video Conference Course Based on NFPA 72-2019

Days: Class runs every Thursday from January 7, 2021 – March 25, 2021
Time:  4 hour class from 6-10 PM Central Time    (4:00 PM Pacific Time)

Tuition:  $299.00
Book:  Attendees will be required to purchase the Fire Alarm I Course Book for $82.50

Instructor:  Michael Brooks
Michael is the Operations Manager at Performance Systems Integration.  He is also an IEC National AT&T Committee member and an instructor for Fire Alarm & Specialized Controls IEC/JATC; Oregon LEA; Washington EL-06 & AD-06 & NICET II Fire Alarm.

Completion of the Fire Alarm I course prepares electricians to sit for the NICET exam.

Courses are non-refundable but may be rescheduled with a 72-hour notice.  Contact gina@iecoregon.org.

Class Cost, Dates, Times and To Register

January 7 – March 25, 2021

This is a video conference course.

Course runs from 6 PM to 10 PM Central Time (  4 PM – 8 PM PT)
As the dates near you will be provided a Zoom Link to enter the class

Cost:
Member and Non-Member Cost – $299.00
Classes are non-refundable.  If you are unable to attend contact gina@iecoregon.org.

To register For Fire Alarm I  please click HERE

Class Locations

This is a video conference course.  You will be provided with a link to the course as time nears.

The 2021 Short Series in Project Management

Four Night Zoom Course Designed to Make You More Effective on the Job

Four nights 5:30 Pm – 8:30 PM
Night 1:  January 27, 2021 – Project Initiation Planning and Scheduling
Night 2:  January 28, 2021 – Project Execution Planning and Scheduling
Night 3:  February 3, 2021 – Team Management Communication
Night 4:  February 4, 2021 – Closing a Project Time Management

Cost:
Members – $250
Non-Members – $350

Instructor:  Kathleen McHugh
Kathleen has over 18 years of project management expertise, earning her a Master Certificate in Project Management from Villanova University.  She is currently teaching in Washington and works with several companies designing project plans and brainstorming curriculum.

Courses are non-refundable but may be rescheduled with a 72-hour notice. Contact gina@iecoregon.org.

Class Cost, Dates, Times and To Register

2021 Project Management Series

This is a Zoom Class

Classes will be held on January 27 – 28 and February 3 – 4, 2021
Course runs from 5:30  PM – 8: 30 PM each night

As the dates near you will be provided a Zoom Link to enter the class

Cost:
Member Cost – $250
Non-Member –  $350
Please note there is a member and non-member cost.  If you are unclear on your membership status, please contact gina@iecoregon.org.
Classes are non-refundable.  If you are unable to attend contact gina@iecoregon.org.

 

To Register for Project Management please click here

Class Locations

This is a Zoom Course.  You will be provided with a link to the course as time nears.

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Online Training

IEC of Oregon Chapter, in partnership with the American Safety Council, offers OSHA authorized outreach training in a 100% on-line format.  IEC of Oregon members may purchase the following OSHA authorized and OSHA related training courses:

  • OSHA 10 and 30-Hour Outreach Training for Construction
  • OSHA 10 and 30-Hour Outreach Training for General Industry
  • HAZWOPER 24-Hour Training and 8-Hour Refresher
  • EM-385-1-1 Training
  • OSHA Certificate Courses

Volume discounts are available.

Register HERE

Blue Volt Online Courses
Available for IEC of Oregon

 

Click HERE for Blue Volt Website

License Renewal Courses Available – IEC Members get $10.00 with Promo Code
Go to Member Only page for Promo Discount Code or contact info@iecoregon.org.

Apprentices may also find courses at Blue Volt to enhance their Inside Electric or Limited Energy education.

LICENSING AND REQUIREMENTS

Oregon and Washington Licensing and Requirements

Oregon CCB/CE Requirements
Click here for more information on commercial requirements
Click here for more information on residential requirements

Oregon State Licensing
Website: www.bcd.oregon.gov

Oregon Journey License Search
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Washington State Licensing
Website: www.lni.wa.gov

Washington Journey License Search
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