Code Update Courses

Check your Electrical license to make sure it is not expired!

If you renewed your license online and have been waiting longer than six weeks to receive your license in the mail, please contact the  Board of State Examiners of Electricians by emailing  Include your Name, License Number(s) and Mailing Address in your email.  

If you completed your required 15 hours at the JATC, we have submitted the 15 hours to the Board of State Examiners of Electricians on your behalf.  You do not need paper certificates to renew for Massachusetts however, there are directions below on how to obtain them.

The required 6 hours is submitted only on an audit basis – meaning if you are selected for an audit after the cycle ends, you will be required to submit proof of your 6 hours of Professional Development to the Board of State Examiners of Electricians. 

Certificates for all courses completed at the JATC are available by logging into your account and following these steps;

  1. Click Here to log in to your account
  2. Click the CEU Training tab
  3. Click the “Print Certificate” button

The JATC has concluded Code Update Courses for this cycle.
If you need to take a course, please contact one of the providers below to register for a course.

At-Leisure Contractor Licensing – ONLINE COURSE
Register by clicking the links below to receive the special pricing:
15 Hour Continuing Education CourseSpecial Price for Local 103 Members:  $103.00
6 Hour Professional Development CourseSpecial Price for Local 103 Members: $42.00

Kennedy Seminars – Courses held at:  45 Osgood Street, Second Floor, Methuen, MA 01844
Price $210
Register by calling, emailing or visiting their website:
Phone:  978-655-4568
Online courses also available:

Martin Electrical School – Courses held at:  130 Kerry Place, Norwood, MA 02062
Price $190
Register by calling, emailing or visiting their website:
Phone:  781-769-2376

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Information about Renewing your License online

The renewal process is between the Licensee and the BSEE.
The JATC is simply relaying the information below to you as a courtesy to help you facilitate the process.

The most recent information we have about license renewals from the Board of State Examiners of Electricians (BSEE) is:

  • You MUST set up an ePortal Account and renew your license online sometime before July 31, 2019. ALL renewals will be conducted online, no exceptions.
  • Renewal Fees will be:  $78 to renew a Journeyman or Systems Technician License and $117 to renew a Master or Systems Contractor License
  • Before you begin the step-by-step instructions below, we suggest emailing for your authorization code which is required to set up the ePortal account and link your license to the account. Include your; name, license number, date of birth and last four digits of your SSN in your email.
  • Please contact the Website’s Help Desk (844) 733-7522 or the BSEE if you have any difficulty.

Click Here for License Renewal Instructions


237 CMR 17.00: Mandatory Continuing Education (MCE)

By the Division of Professional Licensure

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.