Michigan 2014 NEC Online Code Update Class
Is This Course State of Michigan Approved?
Yes, the 15 hour course approval number is #15-058-14. The sign specialists course has been approved and the course number is #15-098-14.
What is the cost?
The electrician update class is $79.
Why is this class so inexpensive?
We work in the electrical fields just like yourselves, and we built this course to be affordable for all.
I’m working out of state. Do I still need to take this course?
You need a code update class to maintain your Michigan journeyman or masters electrical license. At our discount price of $79, it’s better to renew than wait.
Who is eligible to take the course?
The 15 hour course is approved for master and journeyman electricians and fire alarm specialists. Architects and engineers may also find this course useful to stay abreast of what’s changing in the code.
The 8 hour course is for sign specialists. Those working in sign fabrication shops will also find the course useful.
What is the Sign Up process?
Click on the appropriate button on the front page, or click on the “Enter Classroom” tab.  The computer will then direct you to Michigan Online Classroom.
What is Michigan Online Classroom?
Michigan Online Classroom is the site we use to host the class. That is where the server and the course work is held. For more info go to michiganonlineclassroom.com
Do you share my information with others?
The only entity we share the information with is the State of Michigan, since they need your personal info to update your license. We do not and never will share your personal information with third parties.
How do I pay for this course??
The sign up form at Michigan Online Classroom accepts Pay Pal.
What if I do not have a Pay Pal Account?
You can pay as a Pay Pal guest without creating a Pay Pal account.
Do you accept other forms of payment?
Yes; you can pay by check or use other forms of payment. Call us at (989) 980-0651 during business hours if you have any questions.
What about the Class itself, is that fully automated?
Yes, once you are enrolled it is smooth sailing. Students are able to complete the course with little or no tech support needed, from beginning to end.
Do I need an internet connection?
Yes.
Do I need a superfast internet connection?
No. DSL or Cable will do. There is no streaming video, so most any internet connection will do.
Is a textbook required?
The recommended text is the 2014 NEC Code. This book is recommended but not required.
Do I need to be “tech savvy”?
No, just a computer, keyboard, and mouse will do. We’ve had students of all levels of computer proficiency take this course and succeed with no problems.
Are there any quizzes and tests?
Yes there are several chapter quizzes along with a final exam. Chapter quizzes are for study purposes and have a 75% required passing score . The final exam has a 75% passing score and you must pass the final exam to earn a course certificate.
What if I do not pass the final exam on the first try?
If you do not pass on the first try you can retake the final as many times as needed.
Is a proctor required for quizzes or exams?
No. The computer keeps track of your time and progress.  There is no proctor needed.
Is a calculator required?
No.
Do I need a printer?
No. You will do fine without a printer.
Can I learn at my own pace?
Definitely. The course requires 15 hours of learning time (8 hours for sign specialists). You can pace yourself over a 3 month period, or do it all in a few days.
How long do I have to complete this course?
You have 90 days to complete, with one extension available if you do not complete within the required 90 days.
Why study online?
Online is the new way to learn. It allows for a relaxed learning environment where you can proceed at your own pace. It is less expensive than many “on site” classes, and you can save money by not having to travel to and from class or stay in hotel rooms.
Who notifies the state when I complete the course?
We notify the state that you have passed the course.
Do you issue the new license?
No. We send the information to the state. Only the state can issue a license.
Does the course fee cover my license renewal costs?
No. License renewal fees are your responsibility
What about paperwork hassles?
Since we notify the state of your course completion, the only paperwork you will have to do is for your license renewal.
What if I need help with this course?
You can contact us at michiganonlineclassroom@gmail.com. If you want to talk with a live human being, just say so in your email and we’ll give you a call. You can also call us during business hours at (989) 980-0651. If we’re not near the phone we’ll call you right back.
What if I need tech support?
Same as above
What browsers can I use?
We recommend Internet Explorer or Firefox browsers. There are other browsers available but we have not tested them yet. You are welcome to try them if you’d like, just be sure to have IE or Firefox as your default browser in case there is a problem. You can find other browsers at www.alternativebrowseralliance.com/browsers.html
How long do I have to complete the course?
You have three months to complete, with extensions available if more time is needed. Be mindful that for smooth license renewal for the year 2017, you should have your coursework completed by mid December 2016.

 

FAQ

Michigan 2011 NEC Online Code Update Class

Is This Course State of Michigan Approved?
Yes, the 15 hour course approval number is #13-049-11. The sign specialists course has been approved and the course number is #13-097-11.
What is the cost?
The electrician update class is $79.
When should I take this course?
You will not need an update course to renew your license for 2014 but will need an update course to renew for 2015.
Why is this class so inexpensive?
We work in the electrical fields just like yourselves, and we built this course to be affordable for all.
Why should I take the class now?
Michigan adopted the new code as of July 1, 2013 and it is a good idea to learn the code that you are now working under. Also, taking the course now allows you the benefits of our discounted price.
I’m working out of state. Do I still need to take this course?
You need a code update class to maintian your Michigan journeyman or masters electrical license. At our discount price of $79, it’s better to renew than wait.
Who is eligible to take the course?
The 15 hour course is approved for master and journeyman electricians and fire alarm specialists. Architects and engineers may also find this course useful to stay abreast of what’s changing in the code.
The 8 hour course is for sign specialists. Those working in sign fabrication shops will also find the course useful.
What is the Sign Up process?
Click on the appropriate button on the front page, or click on the “Enter Classroom” tab.  The computer will then direct you to Michigan Online Classroom.
What is Michigan Online Classroom?
Michigan Online Classroom is the site we use to host the class. That is where the server and the course work is held. For more info go to michiganonlineclassroom.com
Do you share my information with others?
The only entity we share the information with is the State of Michigan, since they need your personal info to update your license. We do not and never will share your personal information with third parties.
How do I pay for this course??
The sign up form at Michigan Online Classroom accepts Pay Pal.
What if I do not have a Pay Pal Account?
You can pay as a Pay Pal guest without creating a Pay Pal account.
Do you accept other forms of payment?
Yes; you can pay by check or use other forms of payment. Call us at (989) 980-0651 during business hours if you have any questions.
What about the Class itself, is that fully automated?
Yes, once you are enrolled it is smooth sailing. Students are able to complete the course with little or no tech support needed, from beginning to end.
Do I need an internet connection?
Yes.
Do I need a superfast internet connection?
No. DSL or Cable will do. There is no streaming video, so most any internet connection will do.
Is a textbook required?
The recommended text is the 2011 NEC Code. This book is recommended but not required.
Do I need to be “tech savy”?
No, just a computer, keyboard, and mouse will do. We’ve had students of all levels of computer proficiency take this course and succeed with no problems.
Are there any quizzes and tests?
Yes there are several chapter quizzes along with a final exam. Chapter quizzes are for study purposes and have a 75% required passing score . The final exam has a 75% passing score and you must pass the final exam to earn a course certificate.
What if I do not pass the final exam on the first try?
If you do not pass on the first try you can retake the final as many times as needed.
Is a proctor required for quizzes or exams?
No. The computer keeps track of your time and progress.  There is no proctor needed.
Is a calculator required?
No.
Do I need a printer?
No. You will do fine without a printer.
Can I learn at my own pace?
Definitely. The course requires 15 hours of learning time (8 hours for sign specialists). You can pace yourself over a 3 month period, or do it all in a few days.
How long do I have to complete this course?
You have 90 days to complete, with one extension available if you do not complete within the required 90 days.
Why study online?
Online is the new way to learn. It allows for a relaxed learning environment where you can proceed at your own pace. It is less expensive than many “on site” classes, and you can save money by not having to travel to and from class or stay in hotel rooms.
Who notifies the state when I complete the course?
We notify the state that you have passed the course.
Do you issue the new license?
No. We send the information to the state. Only the state can issue a license.
Does the course fee cover my license renewal costs?
No. License renewal fees are your responsiblity
How do I contact the State of Michigan if I have any questions?
Click on the State of Michigan tab at the top of the page, call (517) 241-9320 or use this link
What about paperwork hassels?
Since we notify the state of your course completion, the only paperwork you will have to do is for your license renewal.
What if I need help with this course?
You can contact us at michiganonlineclassroom@gmail.com. If you want to talk with a live human being, just say so in your email and we’ll give you a call. You can also call us during business hours at (989) 980-0651. If we’re not near the phone we’ll call you right back.
What if I need tech support?
Same as above
What browsers can I use?
We recommend Internet Explorer or Firefox browsers. There are other browsers available but we have not tested them yet. You are welcome to try them if you’d like, just be sure to have IE or Firefox as your default browser in case there is a problem. You can find other browsers at www.alternativebrowseralliance.com/browsers.html
How long do I have to complete the course?
You have three months to complete, with extensions available if more time is needed. Be mindful that for smooth license renewal for the year 2015, you should have your coursework completed by the end of November 2014.