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Minnesota Electrical Continuing Education

Our courses are approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry to satisfy your electrician's license continuing education requirements (DLI education sponsor ID: #S1672153). You can find our courses on the DLI approved courses list as '1 Above'.

Classes are delivered using cutting edge software. Complete your CE on your computer, tablet or smart phone! 

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MN 2 Hour 2020 NEC Chapter 3

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This class presents every significant change made to Chapter 3 in the 2020 National Electrical Code® (NEC-2020). This is a critical Chapter, addressing the most central provisions of the NEC for safe and reliable wiring methods that affect almost every kind of electrical installation.

4.2 1999 Reviews
$36

MN 2 Hour 2020 NEC Chapter 1

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This class will serve as a broad introduction to the changes made to the 2020 National Electrical Code® (NEC-2020). It includes

  • a brisk discussion of the code review process,
  • a detailed explanation of how the NEC is organized, and
  • coverage of code-wide changes, new Articles for 2020, and the changes to Article 100 (Definitions) and Article 110 (Requirements for Electrical Installations).
4.2 3433 Reviews
$288

MN 16 Hour 2020 NEC Package

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This 16 hour package is designed to help you meet your continuing education requirements by covering changes made to the 2020 National Electrical Code. The courses in this package have been approved by the State of Minnesota and will count for a total of 16 electrical code credits. This course includes:

  • Changes to 2020 NEC Chapters 1-5
  • Changes to 2020 NEC Chapter 6
  • Interactive review quizzes
  • Detailed comparisons between the 2017 and 2020 NEC
  • Certificate of Completion
3.9 1325 Reviews
$36

MN Electrician CE CATV Installation Practices (2 Hr)

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This 2 hour course is specifically designed for Power Limited Technicians that work with the telecommunication infrastructure but is approved for ALL electricians in the state of Minnesota for 2 hours of continuing education. This course includes:

  • Introduction to CATV Installation Practices
  • Planning
  • Tools & Installation Practices
  • Installation Practices & Mobile Homes
  • Certificate of Completion
4.1 2787 Reviews
$36

MN 2 Hour 2020 NEC Chapter 7

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This 2 hour course is designed to help you meet your continuing education requirements by covering changes made to the 2020 National Electrical Code. The course has been approved by the State of Minnesota and will count for 2 electrical code credits. This course includes:

  • Changes to 2020 NEC Chapter 7
  • Interactive review quizzes
  • Detailed comparisons between the 2017 and 2020 NEC
  • Certificate of Completion
3.9 648 Reviews
$288

Minnesota 16 Hour Complete Power Limited Technician Package with 2020 NEC

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This 16 hour package is designed to help Power Limited Technicians meet their continuing education requirements. The courses in this package have been approved by the State of Minnesota and will count for a total of 16 electrical credits. This course includes:

  • Changes to 2020 NEC Chapters 1-4, 6&7
  • Interactive review quizzes
  • Detailed comparisons between the 2017 and 2020 NEC
  • Rule & Law for PLTs
  • PV Systems for PLTs
  • NFPA 72 Fire Alarm and Signaling
  • Safety Training
  • Certificate of Completion
4.0 242 Reviews
$72

MN 4 Hour 2020 NEC Chapter 6

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This 4 hour course is designed to help you meet your continuing education requirements by covering changes made to the 2020 National Electrical Code. The course has been approved by the State of Minnesota and will count for 4 electrical code credits. This course includes:

  • Changes to 2020 NEC Chapter 6
  • Interactive review quizzes
  • Detailed comparisons between the 2017 and 2020 NEC
  • Certificate of Completion
3.8 149 Reviews
$54

MN 3 Hour 2020 NEC Chapter 2

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This course provides 3 hours of approved continuing education and covers every significant change made during the 2017-2020 NEC code review cycle to Chapter 2, "Wiring and Protection".

4.0 157 Reviews
$216

MN 12 Hour 2020 NEC Chapters 1-5

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This 12 hour course is designed to help you meet your continuing education requirements by covering changes made to the 2020 National Electrical Code. The course has been approved by the State of Minnesota and will count for 12 electrical code credits. This course includes:

  • Changes to 2020 NEC Chapters 1-5
  • Interactive review quizzes
  • Detailed comparisons between the 2017 and 2020 NEC
  • Certificate of Completion

 

4.0 41 Reviews
$144

MN 8 Hour Code Change & Safety Training Course for PLTs

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This 8 hour course is designed to help Power Limited Technicians meet their continuing education requirements. The course has been approved by the State of Minnesota and will count for 4 electrical code credits and 4 non-code credits. This course includes:

  • Changes to 2020 NEC Chapters 1-4, 6&7
  • Interactive review quizzes
  • NFPA 72 Fire Alarm and Signaling
  • Detailed comparisons between the 2017 and 2020 NEC
  • Safety Training
  • Certificate of Completion



3.7 155 Reviews
$108

MN 6 Hour Rule & Law and Photovoltaics Course for PLTs

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This 6 hour course is designed to help Power Limited Technicians meet their continuing education requirements. The course has been approved by the State of Minnesota and will count for 6 non-code credits. This course includes:

  • Interactive review quizzes
  • Rule & Law for PLTs
  • PV Systems for PLTs
  • Certificate of Completion
3.8 44 Reviews
$54

MN 3 Hour 2020 NEC Chapter 4

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This course examines 38 significant changes to Chapter 4 [Equipment for General Use], one of the most useful Chapters in the 2020 NEC.

This Chapter covers safe and reliable installation of devices and components that are in daily use and contains some of the most regularly updated provisions in the NEC.

3.9 142 Reviews

Minnesota Electrical License Renewal CE Requirements

Licensed Minnesota electrician renewal process

The DLI varies the amount of CE required for various electrical license renewals depending on the license level (you can see the details here). Generally, though, you’re looking at about 16 CE hours.

 
Master, journeyman, maintenance electricians, and Class B installers
  • all need 16 hours, for example, with
  • 12 hours focused on the National Electrical Code (NEC) and
  • four non-code hours. (You can take those last four hours on the code, too, if you prefer.)

Just finishing your CE isn’t enough to renew your license, though. Don’t forget to submit your renewal application, send in the renewal fee (at the time of this writing it’s $128), and cross off your other to-dos like renewing your business filing with the Secretary of State. 

 

Minnesota electrical apprentice continuing education requirements

If you’re an apprentice, finding information on your specific Minnesota electrical continuing education requirements can be tricky. And that can leave you with questions. How many hours of continuing education do you need to renew your Minnesota electrical apprentice license? What continuing ed is required for your 2nd year of electric apprenticeship ? or your first, for that matter? 

This gets more complicated because the DLI doesn’t list apprentices on their education requirements for electrical license renewal. But don’t worry. You technically fall in a category that is listed on that page. 

Because you’re working as an unlicensed electrician, you fall into the last category (unlicensed electrician RE, RT):

  • You need just two CE hours for your license renewal;
  • Both hours need to focus on the NEC;
  • Don’t forget to renew your license and pay the $19 renewal fee, too.
  • Unlike licensed electricians, who get the benefit of a two-year renewal period, apprentices and other unlicensed electricians in Minnesota need to re-register with the state on a yearly basis. That means you need to complete your two CE hours and send in your renewal annually. 

Ultimately, the CE required to renew an MN electrical license or your apprenticeship registration isn’t too strenuous, especially because you can take it online. But mark your calendar to make sure you don’t forget to complete your hours in time.  

 

 

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