Mailing/Location Address:

NC State Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors
3101 Industrial Drive, Suite 206
Raleigh, NC  27609

(919) 733-9042

(800) 691-8399

Our Mission...

To protect the life, health and property of the public through examination of applicants, education of licensees and discipline of individuals to promote quality electrical contracting in accordance with NC General Statutes Chapter 87-Article 4.

Continuing Education

Every listed qualified individual, including listed qualified individuals pursuant to G.S. 87-50, shall complete continuing education for each annual license period to renew the license on which the qualified individual is currently listed, for the next annual license period.

Effective for renewals on or after July 1, 2008, all persons seeking to renew qualification must demonstrate that a minimum of one-half the continuing education hours for each annual license period were obtained by in-person classroom or seminar attendance.  All active credits posted prior to July 1st have been recorded as classroom credits

View Your Continuing Education Credits

If you are currently listed on an active license, you may view your continuing education credits.  Click the following link and follow the instructions to View Credit Information.

Contact Hours

Approved courses must be offered for no fewer than the minimum number of contact hours required for the license classification pursuant to .1101(b). Credit shall be granted to the qualified individual only upon completion of an entire course.

When a qualified individual has completed more than the required number of hours of continuing education in any one license period, the extra hours may be carried forward in multiples as specified in .1104(a) and treated as hours earned in the following one or two additional license periods. No credit will be granted for courses attended prior to being qualified by examination.

List of Approved Course Sponsors and Instructors

The Board does not approve specific courses but does approve sponsors and instructors of continuing education courses. See the Online Listing.

Requirements for Course Sponsor and Instructor

Interested parties must submit applications to the Board by March 1 of the year prior to the license period (July 1 – June 30) in which the course will be offered. Please refer to 21 NCAC 18B .1102 and .1103 for specific requirements. 
The Sponsor/Instructor Approval Application is available for download.



William A. Parris
Continuing Education & Examinations Manager

Telephone: (919) 733-9042 ext. 203
Fax: (800) 691-8399

e-mail address:
Robert C. Bissette
Administrative Program Assistant-License Reactivate/Renewal

Telephone: (919) 733-9042 ext. 204
Fax: (800) 691-8399

e-mail address: