2017 Mandatory Continuing Education (MCE)
*New Courses for the 2017 Code Cycle*
The JATC is currently offering the following 15 hour courses.
These courses meet 15 of the 21 clock hours of mandatory continuing education required for license renewal.
To fulfill the 6-hour Professional Development requirement, please register for a course on our Continuing Education Courses Tab.
Further information regarding options for the 6-hour requirement will be explained when you attend your 15-hour class.
237 CMR 17.00: Mandatory Continuing Education (MCE)
17.01: Requirements for Licensees
(1) Continuing Education Requirement.
(a) Except as otherwise provided in 237 CMR 17.01, each licensee of the Board, as a condition for license renewal, shall present evidence satisfactory to the Board that, in the three-year period before license renewal, he or she has completed 21 clock hours of continuing education.
(b)Of the required 21 clock hours, 15 clock hours shall be on topics related to the Massachusetts Electrical Code, business, law, and related topics with a Provider in an area of study approved by the Board. Courses offered for Master Electricians and Journeyman Electricians shall focus on 527 CMR 12.00, the Massachusetts Electrical Code, and other laws and regulations as they pertain to Electrical Work. Courses for Systems Contractors and Systems Technicians shall focus on the applicable chapters of 527 CMR 12.00, the Massachusetts Electrical Code, the adopted version of NFPA 72, and other laws and regulations as they pertain to Systems Work. The Board may require specific content to be contained in any approved courses. It shall be the licensee’s responsibility to ensure that their Provider has been approved by the Board.
(c) Of the required 21 clock hours, six clock hours shall be in areas chosen by the licensee for professional development in the subjects of Electrical Code, business, law, first aid, safety, Building Code, and related topics. Said instruction need not be offered by a Board approved Provider.