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NCCER Curriculum Meets NEC 2008 Standards

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GAINESVILLE, FL--The sixth edition of the top-selling Contren Learning Series Electrical curriculum levels 1 – 4 have been updated to reflect the 2008 National Electrical Code.

These full-color books include special features such as step-by-step instructions on technical procedures and tasks, color illustrations and photographs, profiles of successful craft professionals, trade terms, and review questions.

All level revisions include new and completely revised modules, as well as informational tip boxes that gives advice to contractors on how to preserve the environment and save energy.

NCCER worked with subject matter experts representing industry and academia across the country to bring relevant industry material into the existing books.

“I have been a licensed and certified electrician for over 30 years, and this curriculum reflects the most up-to-date information the trade has to offer,” said Tim Dean, electrical trades instructor at Madison Comprehensive High School in Mansfield, Ohio. “[The curricula] is modern, vibrant, exciting, and easy to follow. It brings the best the industry has to offer.”

Participants successfully completing the Contren Learning Series Electrical curriculum through an NCCER Accredited Training Sponsor will earn industry-recognized credentials through the NCCER National Registry.

Both the trainee and annotated instructor’s guide for Electrical Levels 1 – 3 are available now. Level four will be available in December 2008.

NCCER recognizes the following Subject Matter Experts for their contributions to the Electrical curriculum revisions: John S. Autrey, Trident Technical College; Ed Cockrell, Vector Electric & Controls, Inc.; Tim Dean, Madison Comprehensive High School/Central; Tim Ely, Beacon Electric Company/ABC Ohio Valley; Tim Grattan, Corbin Electrical Services; Al Hamilton, Hamilton Electric; E.L. Jarrell, ABC Pelican Chapter, Lake Charles Branch; Dan Lamphear, Lamphear Electric; David Lewis, Putnam Career & Technical Center; Skip Layne, Rust Constructors, Inc.; L.J. LeBlanc, Pumba Electric LLC; Jim Mitchem, TIC/The Industrial Company; Mike Powers, Tri-City Electrical Contractors, Inc.; Wayne Stratton, ABC of Iowa; Clifton L. Weekley, Louisiana Technical College – Lafayette Campus; and Veronica Westfall, Topaz Publications.


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