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Electrical Trainee Continuing Education

Washington State Requirements for Trainees:
  • 48 Hours in BCE Category
  • Classroom education only, (Code, Theory, WAC)
  • Renewal every 2 years
  • No online or correspondence  courses allowed
Classroom CEU Preparation for Exam Series [Prep-for-Exam]:

This series of classes, including WAC/RCW for Trainees, Electrical Math Workshop, and all five Intro to NEC courses listed below, is certified for individual 8-hour sessions. Students will learn exam-taking techniques, guidelines for taking the Washington State Electrician Exams, including what to take into the exam.  Specifics relating to their individual exams (# of questions and source locations) are discussed.  Handouts of approximately 100 questions for each class provide additional practice, and each course finishes with a 30 question test.  These courses are fast-paced, include several hours of instruction and discussion.

Classroom CEU Focus Series [FOCUS]:

Designed for students to learn about the electrical craft, these courses are certified for 8-hour sessions and count for Trainee CEU credit toward renewal.  Intended to provide an alternative series of classes that are less focused on prep-for-exam and more focused on understanding the concepts in the NEC, WAC, and Electrical theory.  These courses provide additional information not found in the Prep-for-Exam series.

[FOCUS] 2020 NEC Code Update for Trainee WA2020-057 $175
  • Trainee Credit: 8 Hours
  • Students must bring a Printed Copy of NEC 2020
  • Satisfies NEC Code Update Category

Certified for 8 Hours in the Code Category, applicable to Trainee Level Technicians.  This course covers the major changes from the revisions as the National Electrical Code migrates from the 2017 edition to the 2020 edition.  Over 100 changes are highlighted in the presentation covering Article 90 through Article 830.  Students need to bring their own copy of the 2020 NEC to class, available at NFPA.org, online booksellers, large bookstores, and college textbook bookstores wherever engineering or electrical classes are presented.

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[Prep-for-Exam] 2020 WAC/RCW for Trainees WA2021-131 $175

  • Trainee Credit: 8 Hours
  • Includes Printed Copy of WAC/RCW 2019
  • Prep-for-Exam Series
Certified for 8 Hours in the BCE category (trainee CEU), this course introduces the trainee to the WAC/RCW, Aug 2019 edition.  The course covers the installation rules, inspection requirements, permitting, administration rules–including certification/licensing, exams, administrator requirements and duties, supervision for specialty/trainee requirements, company rules/requirements, continuing education, Washington State Electrical Department rule development, policies, enforcement, and much more. Each electrician, including specialties, takes a timed, one-hour exam on WAC/RCW.  Printed copies of the WAC/RCW 2019 are included with the class, or you may print out a copy from LNI’s website–click HERE to go to that page.
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[FOCUS] WAC Administration & Licensing Trainees WA2021-134 $175
  • Trainee Credit: 8 Hours
  • Includes Printed Copy of WAC/RCW 2019
  • Focus on Content Series

Certified for 8 Hours in the BCE category (trainee CEU), this course dives deep into the certification and licensing rules.  Start here for those unfamiliar with the program, state rules, and how to become a certified Washington State electrician or specialty electrician, how to start a licensed electrical contracting business (and when you have to.) Starting with a brief history of the  Washington State Electrical Department rule development, policies, enforcement and describing how each electrician, including specialties, plays a part in the overall program.  How to log hours of experience, the difference between CEU credit hours and experience hours, how to tell if a CEU class is active and approved for credit, and which ones YOU need.  Printed copies of the WAC 2019 are included with the class, or you may print out a copy from LNI’s website–click HERE to go to that page.

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[Prep-for-Exam] 2021 Electrical Math Workshop WA2021-592 $175 

  • Trainee Credit: 8 Hours
  • Includes Printed Copy of Ferms Formulas, Charts, and Information Text
  • Prep-for-Exam Series

This is a math class.  Students will be working through the formulas and preparing for the State exam.  Certified for 8 Hours in the BCE category (trainee CEU), this course is also recommended for Journey/Specialty/Admin level certification holders.  The course covers resistors in series/parallel, Ohm’s Law, metric/US inch-pound conversion, BTU/Wattage formulas, atomic theory, magnetism, conductivity, voltage sources and generation, inductance, capacitance, impedance, and voltage drop.  Good for anyone looking for an introduction to the formulas, and for those that need a refresher.  This course uses Ferm’s Formulas, Calculations, and Information (r) as the text, which is included with the class, but also available for purchase at the classroom for $20.  Ferm’s may be used in the exam, and contains formulas that are useful in calculation questions on the Washington State Electrician Exams.

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[FOCUS] 2021 Electrical Theory / Math 8-Hours WA2021-593 $175
  • Trainee Credit: 8 Hours
  • Includes Printed Copy of WAC/RCW 2019
  • Focus on Content Series

Certified for 8 Hours in the BCE category (trainee CEU), this course is also certified and recommended for Journey/Specialty/Admin level certification holders.  This course was designed with the beginner in mind.  Covering electricity generation, magnetism, AC/DC, Voltage/Current/Resistance/Watts, Capacitance, Inductance, Transformers, Power Factor, and more.  A great class for those that have been out of the science classroom for more than a couple of years.  This class discusses the concepts found in the Electrical Math Workshop (Math Class) and is recommended as the first of the two.

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[Prep-for-Exam] Introduction to 2020 NEC Part A WA2020-058 $175
  • Trainee Credit: 8 Hours
  • Students must bring their own copy of NEC 2020
  • Prep-for-Exam Series

Certified for 8 Hours in BCE category (trainee CEU), this course begins the process of familiarizing the student with the National Electrical Code.  The 2020 NEC version becomes effective in July 2020.  This course covers the articles 90 through 230.  Instruction and discussion for 6 hours, slides that help with the discussion, and a 30 question exam at the end. For students learning the Code for the first time, for those preparing for the exam, and for those that are continuing their progress toward certification.  This course is best taken before Introduction to 2020 NEC Parts B, C, D or E.

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[Prep-for-Exam] Introduction to 2020 NEC Part B WA2020-059 $175
  • Trainee Credit: 8 Hours
  • Students must bring their own copy of NEC 2020
  • Prep-for-Exam Series

Certified for 8 Hours in BCE category (trainee CEU), this course continues the process of familiarizing the student with the National Electrical Code.  The 2020 NEC version becomes effective in July 2020. This section covers Article 240 thru Article 398.  Instruction and discussion for 6 hours, slides that help with the discussion, and a 30 question exam at the end. For students learning the Code for the first time, for those preparing for the exam, and for those that are continuing their progress toward certification. This course is best taken after Introduction to 2020 NEC Part A, and before Introduction to 2020 NEC Parts C, D, and E.

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[Prep-for-Exam] Introduction to 2020 NEC Part C WA2020-060 $175
  • Trainee Credit: 8 Hours
  • Students must bring their own copy of NEC 2020
  • Prep-for-Exam Series

Certified for 8 Hours in BCE category (trainee CEU), this course continues the process of familiarizing the student with the National Electrical Code.  The 2020 NEC version becomes effective in July 2020. This section covers Article 400 thru Article 516.  Instruction and discussion for 6 hours, slides that help with the discussion, and a 30 question exam at the end. For students learning the Code for the first time, for those preparing for the exam, and for those that are continuing their progress toward certification. This course is best taken after Introduction to 2020 NEC Parts A and B, and before Introduction to 2020 NEC Part D and E.

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[Prep-for-Exam] Introduction to 2020 NEC Part D WA2020-061 $175
  • Trainee Credit: 8 Hours
  • Students must bring their own copy of NEC 2020
  • Prep-for-Exam Series

Certified for 8 Hours in BCE category (trainee CEU), this course continues the process of familiarizing the student with the National Electrical Code.  The 2020 NEC version becomes effective in July 2020. This section covers Article 517 through Article 695.  Instruction and discussion for 6 hours, slides that help with the discussion, and a 30 question exam at the end. For students learning the Code for the first time, for those preparing for the exam, and for those that are continuing their progress toward certification. This course is best taken after Introduction to 2020 NEC Parts A, B, and C.

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[Prep-for-Exam] Introduction to 2020 NEC Part E WA2020-062 $175
  • Trainee Credit: 8 Hours
  • Students must bring their own copy of NEC 2020
  • Prep-for-Exam Series

Certified for 8 Hours in BCE category (trainee CEU), this course continues the process of familiarizing the student with the National Electrical Code.  The 2020 NEC version becomes effective in July 2020. This section covers Article 700 through Article 840 and Chapter 9.  Instruction and discussion for 6 hours, including handouts of practice questions, slides that help with the discussion, and a 30 question exam at the end. For students learning the Code for the first time, for those preparing for the exam, and for those that are continuing their progress toward certification. This course is best taken after Introduction to 2020 NEC Parts A, B, C, and D.

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[FOCUS] 2019 Focus: Receptacles & Snap Switches WA2019-470 $175
  • Trainee Credit: 8 Hours
  • Focus on Content Series

Certified for 8 Hours in the BCE category (trainee CEU), this course is also certified and recommended for Journey/Specialty/Admin level certification holders.  This course was designed with the beginner in mind.  Covering device rules for receptacles, plugs, cord-caps, snap switches, device boxes, and more.  Instruction, discussion, and a short exam at the end.  This course counts as IRE for Journey/Specialty/Admin level certification holders.

Electrical Journey/Specialty/Admin Level Continuing Education

Washington State Requirements for Admins, Journey Level, and Specialty Electricians:
  • 8 Hours NEC Code
  • 4 Hours WAC/RCW
  • 12 Hours of any category (Code, WAC, or Industry Related)
  • Renewal every 3 years
 Classroom Education:
[CODE Category] 2020 NEC Code Update for Journey WA2020-056 $175
  • Journey/Specialty/Admin/Master CEU Credit: 8 Hours
  • Students must bring a Printed Copy of NEC 2020
  • Satisfies NEC Code Update Category

Certified for 8 Hours in the Code Category, applicable to Administrators/Journey/Specialty Level Technicians.  This course covers the major changes from the revisions as the National Electrical Code migrates from the 2017 edition to the 2020 edition.  Over 100 changes are highlighted in the presentation covering Article 90 through Article 830.  Students need to bring their own copy of the 2020 NEC to class, available at NFPA.org, online booksellers, large bookstores, and college textbook bookstores wherever engineering or electrical classes are presented.

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[IRE: Industry Related] 2021 70E Arc Fault Electrical Safety for Journey WA2021-591 $100

  • Journey/Specialty/Admin/Master CEU Credit: 8 Hours
  • Satisfies Industry Related Education Category

Certified for 4 Hours in Industry Related category for Administrators/Journey/Specialty Level technicians, this course is based upon the 2021 version of the NFPA 70E Electrical Workplace Safety Code.  This course covers all required topics related to electrical safety in the workplace and is designed so that beginners and experienced personnel examine the fundamentals of:

  1. Governing Laws
  2. Personal Protective Equipment
  3. Electrical Shock and the Human Body
  4. Energized Electrical Work
  5. Arc Flash / Arc Blast
  6. Incident Energy / Flash Hazard Analysis
  7. Shock Protection Boundary
  8. Arc Protection Boundary
  9. Energized Electrical Work Permit
  10. Lock-Out-Tag-Out
  11. Electrical Job Briefing
  12. Batteries and Battery Rooms
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[WAC Category] WAC Administration & Licensing Journey WA2021-133 $175

  • Journey/Specialty/Admin/Master CEU Credit: 8 Hours
  • Includes Printed Copy of WAC/RCW 2019
  • Satisfies WAC/RCW Update Category

Certified for 8 Hours in the WAC category, this course dives deep into the certification and licensing rules.  Start here for those unfamiliar with the program, state rules, and how to become a certified Washington State electrician or specialty electrician, how to start a licensed electrical contracting business (and when you have to.) Great for those seeking to become a company’s Electrical Admin.  Starting with a brief history of the  Washington State Electrical Department rule development, policies, enforcement and describing how each electrician, including specialties, plays a part in the overall program.  How to log hours of experience, the difference between CEU credit hours and experience hours, how to tell if a CEU class is active and approved for credit, and which ones YOU need.  Printed copies of the WAC 2019 are included with the class, or you may print out a copy from LNI’s website–click HERE to go to that page.

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[WAC Category] 2020 WAC/RCW (8-Hours) for Journey WA2021-130 $175

  • Journey/Specialty/Admin/Master CEU Credit: 8 Hours
  • Includes Printed Copy of WAC/RCW 2019
  • Satisfies WAC/RCW Update Category

Certified for 8 Hours in the WAC/RCW category for Administrators/Journey/Specialty Level technicians, this course covers the entire WAC/RCW, Aug 2019 edition. The course covers the installation rules, inspection requirements, permitting, administrative rules–including certification/licensing, exams, administrator requirements and duties, supervision for specialty/trainee requirements, company rules/requirements, continuing education, Washington State Electrical Department rule development, policies, enforcement, and more.  Major revisions occur every three years, with changes to many areas–impacting work policies that could result in administrative fines if not complied with.  Stay up to date with this course.  Printed copies of the WAC/RCW 2019 are included with the class, or you may print out a copy from LNI’s website–click HERE to go to that page.

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[WAC Category] 2020 WAC Changes (4-Hours) for Journey WA2021-132 $100

  • Journey/Specialty/Admin/Master CEU Credit: 4 Hours
  • Includes Printed Copy of WAC/RCW 2019
  • Satisfies WAC/RCW Update Category

Certified for 4 Hours in the WAC/RCW category for Administrators/Journey/Specialty Level technicians, this course covers only the changes in the WAC, Aug 2019 edition. The course is recommended for those looking to fulfill the minimum requirements of 4-hours of WAC category but is not recommended for those looking to prepare for upcoming exams.  Major revisions occur every three years, with changes to many areas–impacting work policies that could result in administrative fines if not complied with.  Stay up to date with this course.  Printed copies of the WAC 2019 are included with the class, or you may print out a copy from LNI’s website–click HERE to go to that page.

[IRE: Industry Related] 2021 Electrical Math Workshop WA2021-592 $175 
  • Journey/Specialty/Admin/Master CEU Credit: 8 Hours
  • Includes Printed Copy of Ferms Formulas, Charts, and Information Text
  • Satisfies Industry Related Education Category

This is a math class.  Students will be working through the formulas and preparing for the State exam.  Certified for 8 Hours in the BCE category (trainee CEU), this course is also recommended for Journey/Specialty/Admin level certification holders.  The course covers resistors in series/parallel, Ohm’s Law, metric/US inch-pound conversion, BTU/Wattage formulas, atomic theory, magnetism, conductivity, voltage sources and generation, inductance, capacitance, impedance, and voltage drop.  Good for anyone looking for an introduction to the formulas, and for those that need a refresher.  This course uses Ferm’s Formulas, Calculations, and Information (r) as the text, which is included with the class, but also available for purchase at the classroom for $20.  Ferm’s may be used in the exam, and contains formulas that are useful in calculation questions on the Washington State Electrician Exams.

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[IRE: Industry Related] 2021 Electrical Theory / Math 8-Hours WA2021-593 $175
  • Journey/Specialty/Admin/Master CEU Credit: 8 Hours
  • Satisfies Industry Related Education Category

Certified for 8 Hours in the BCE category (trainee CEU), this course is also certified and recommended for Journey/Specialty/Admin level certification holders.  This course was designed with the beginner in mind.  Covering electricity generation, magnetism, AC/DC, Voltage/Current/Resistance/Watts, Capacitance, Inductance, Transformers, Power Factor, and more.  A great class for those that have been out of the science classroom for more than a couple of years.  This class discusses the concepts found in the Electrical Math Workshop (Math Class) and is recommended as the first of the two.

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Boiler Courses 

In-Classroom Boiler Refresher Course $250
(Licensed Seattle Operators)
  • Boiler Operator Refresher Credit: 8 Hours
  • Current Boiler Operator License Holders 5-Year Renewal

Approved by Seattle and Bates/Tacoma as the required Boiler Refresher, due once every 5 years for all licensed Boiler Operators that carry City of Seattle Boiler Licenses.  This course covers Safety, Operation, New Technology, Current Events, and Boiler Code.  See the calendar for dates. All materials are included.  Students receive a course completion certificate to be used as evidence of successful completion of the class for renewal purposes, and course attendance will be submitted to the City of Seattle on behalf of the student.  Bates License holders must submit their credit through Bates directly after the class.  Students must attend the entire session and pass a short exam at the end to receive credit.

**Tacoma License holders: We cannot provide classes to holders of Grade 1 Steam or Supervisors from Tacoma/Bates Boiler Program at this time.
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In-Classroom Seattle Boiler Operator Grade 3/Grade 4 Prep for Exam $250
  • Not Qualified for Boiler Operator Refresher Credit
  • Prepares unlicensed operators who are qualified to take the exam
  • Good for Grade 5 or Grade 4 to prepare for upgrading license
  • Includes text

The Seattle Boiler Operator Grade 3/Grade 4 Prep for Exam class prepares students in a single 8-hour session for taking the challenging exam from the City of Seattle Department of Planning and Development.  The Seattle Boiler Operator License is a requirement for those operating hot water boilers and steam boilers within the City (per requirements of the Seattle Boiler Code.)  This class prepares those operators for the written exam.  Includes a copy of the Low-Pressure Boiler Study Guide with the course fee. This course does not provide observation time of boiler operation.

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Refrigeration Courses

In-Classroom Seattle Refrigeration Operator Prep for Exam $250
  • Prepares unlicensed operators to take the exam
  • Good for Refrigeration Operators or Refrigeration Mechanics

The Seattle Refrigeration Operator Prep for Exam class prepares students in a single 8-hour session for taking the challenging exam from the City of Seattle Department of Planning and Development.  The Seattle Refrigeration Operator License is a requirement for those operating refrigeration/air-conditioning equipment within the City limits, where the equipment is larger than 50lbs of refrigerant charge.  This includes refrigeration technicians, maintenance mechanics, and building engineers with responsibility for equipment at their owned or operated properties.

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EPA Universal Technician (Section 608) Certification $250
  • Prepares unlicensed persons to take the exam
  • Official EPA Refrigeration Handler Exam is given at end of class
  • Retests available, if needed

Refrigeration workers and handlers need to be certified by the EPA to comply with the Federal Clean Air Act of 1990.  This can be accomplished by passing an examination covering refrigerant theory, refrigeration machine operation, recovery procedures, transportation procedures, reclaim and recycling of refrigerants, evacuation and repair procedures, and other technical information about the laws/rules/processes of working with refrigerant.  This course is designed to prepare the students in a single 8-hour course to take the EPA exam, which will be given at the end of the course by an approved test proctor.  Exams are mailed to the certification agent, and results are available within 7 days to the student.

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