NCCER Curriculum Meets NEC 2008 Standards

  • 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.