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Associated Builders & Contractors Nevada Chapter 

Stacey Hine
Training & Education Coordinator


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ABC Nevada Chapter is dedicated to providing education and training throughout the careers of the construction workforce. Because the construction industry changes and becomes more challenging every day, constantly training and educating your workforce is essential to staying ahead.

ABC Nevada Chapter is constantly looking for ways to help our members keep pace with this ever-changing industry by offering continuing education classes. These classes are developed based on input from our membership as well as licensing requirements and code changes.

To register through the website for a class, go to the Events Calendar or call ABC Nevada Chapter at (775) 358-7888.

All Journeyman are welcome to attend our continuing education courses. 

Make ABC Your Educational Resource for Certification Renewal  

ABC’s continuing education classes are accepted by the state towards meeting the 1.5 unit renewal requirement for Electrical Certification. All certified journeymen must obtain 1.5 units of continuing education in their trade prior to their three year renewal date. Journeyman Electricians are required to obtain a minimum of one and one half (1.5) CEU’s every three years. Of the CEU’s required for Journeyman, a minimum of a one-day class or eight tenths (0.8) CEU must be from a code change class highlighting code changes to the current edition of the National Electric Code for the period renewal.

CEU Course Descriptions

2017 NEC Code Update
Class covers changes in the current edition of the national and state codes, including additions and deletions. Highlights the more pertinent and commonly encountered changes.
· Review each code change, with impact, starting at the “change at a glance”
· Explain the analysis and effect
· How the NEC put together: Chapters; Articles; Items
· How to distinguish changes in the NEC text
· How to read the code and stay on the subject

Soares Grounding & Bonding
Class reviews latest NEC changes in Grounding and Bonding and enables participants to provide safe, properly grounded and bonded electrical installations. A typical 3000/4000 amp commercial installation will be done in class. Supplemental handouts included in the cost of the course.· Understand the NEC requirements for Grounding· Understand the theory of Grounding· Instructions for reducing hazards through design and installation of grounding in electrical distribution systems

Hazardous Locations
The National Electrical Code (NEC) defines hazardous locations as those areas "where fire or explosion hazards may exist due to flammable gases or vapors, flammable liquids, combustible dust, or ignitable fibers or flyings."

A substantial part of the NEC is devoted to the discussion of hazardous locations. That's because electrical equipment can become a source of ignition in these volatile areas. Articles 500 through 504, and 510 through 517 provide classification and installation standards for the use of electrical equipment in these locations. The writers of the NEC developed a short-hand method of describing areas classified as hazardous locations. The purpose of this course is to explain this classification system. Hazardous locations are classified in three ways by the National Electrical Code : TYPE, CONDITION, and NATURE.   

Building Tomorrow’s Workforce

For more information, please contact:

Reno Location
240 S. Rock Blvd., Suite #121 
Reno, NV 89502

Las Vegas Location
5070 Arville St., Suite #4
Las Vegas, NV 89118