Certified Master Electrical Code Professional® (CMECP®)


Program Scope – The Electrical Code Academy, Inc. Certified Master Electrical Code Professional® (CMECP®) program is a voluntary participation program designed to meet the needs of electrical code related professionals by raising the industry standards of  technical electrical code knowledge for those involved in electrical code related programs, such as electrical inspections, master electricians, electrical engineers and others who manage journeyman electricians and other electrical code professionals exposed to electrical installations. The designation makes no guarantee of acceptance other than to show verifiable proof of your dedication and efforts to become highly skilled at using, interpreting, implementing and explaining the National Electrical Code®. The CMECP® designation consists of a set of (1) online educational course and pass all quizzes and section tests with an 80% or higher,  take the online continuing education course, and successful passing our remote proctored exam with an 80% grade on a 100 question exam,  and finally passing the one-on-one interview with the 5 members of the CMECP® Candidate Review Board. Remember, you must be a licensed as a Master Electrician or Equivalent.  Re-certification must be completed within a two (2) year time period following initial certification via our state-specific online CMECP® NEC® Code Update Course.


Program Application & Duration – If you are interested in our program fill out the application by clicking HERE. You have SIX (6) months after you are accepted as a CMECP® applicant to take the required online courses and pass the exam. The SIX  (6) month starts on the day your CMECP® program application is accepted by Electrical Code Academy, Inc the CMECP® Certification Board.

 

 

Student ID - Each student will receive a unique and assigned at the time your first online course is purchased.


Program Application Fees - $150 USD for program application fee, $150 USD to re-certify at the end of your two (2) year certification period. The required courses and specialized videos on the NEC® are not included in the program application fee.


Payment – Payment of $150.00 USD must be received at the time of CMECP® application prior to taking any online courses. Electrical Code Academy, Inc. accepts PayPal, Credit Cards and checks (please ensure all checks are payable to Electrical Code Academy, Inc. and are sent to the mailing address listed below). The $150.00 USD is the only amount paid directly to Electrical Code Academy, Inc., all other fees are charged via credit card during each individual course registration process.

 

Electrical Code Academy, Inc.

3913 Edward Drive

McKinney, TX 75071
Attn: CMECP® Program

 

 

 

 


  Step 1 - Fill out the CMECP® Application Form at the bottom of this page and pay the $150.00 Application Fee

  Step 2 - Purchase the required NEC® Course referenced below. When the course is complete and all exams and quizzes passed you will be given permission to move to the next step in the CMECP® process.

  Step 3 - Pass our Remote Proctored NEC® Code based 100 questions (fill in the blank) exam with a passing score of 80% or higher.

  Step 4 - Once Step 1, 2 and 3 are completed you will receive an email about your One-On-One Interview with the CMECP® Applicant Review Committee who will ask you five (5) Open Book NEC® Related questions.  Your responses will need to be considered accurate to the specific committee members satisfaction. To pass this final stage 3 or 5 committee members must be satisfied you answered their question accurately.

 

Online Course Requirements  (not included in the Program Fee)

  • National Electrical Code Course - $250.00 USD - (Course Instructions for purchase will follow Step 1 Registration)

 

  • State Specific Continuing Education Course - (State Specific) Pricing varies $ 35.00 to $ 119.00 USD (E-Mailed upon completion of the application process. Note- You may also be able to use this CE Course for your License Renewal if desired. However, only if we offer CEU's in your given state)

 

 

Exam – The exam is a remotely proctored open-book, 100 questions (fill in the blank) exam. The exam will be taken online using our FREE web conferencing software. You will be required to have a web camera for the exam phase and the final one-on-one interview stage of the application process.


Exam Results – You will receive your exam results within 24-48 hours of exam completion and submission. The passing score is 80%.


Retesting – If you fail your first attempt at the proctored exam, you are permitted to retest three (3) additional times for a $25.00 Proctor Fee per attempt.  If you fail the exam after three (3) attempts you will be required to re-purchase all required online courses again and restart the CMECP® Program. 

 

The Interview - Upon completion of the online courses and successfully passing the proctored exam, the student will engage in a one-on-five interview with members of the CMECP® Candidate Review Board. The Candidate will be asked (5) questions based on the National Electrical Code® to be answered during the LIVE Interview. The use of the National Electrical Code® Book is permitted and encouraged. You will be required to have a web camera for the exam phase and the final interview phase of the application process.

 

Estimated Cost of Initial Certification: Approximately $450.00-$500.00* (Includes application,  (1) NEC Course, (1) CEU Class and (1) Exam)

Estimated Cost of Re-Certification: Approximately $185.00 to $225.00* (Includes renewal application, (1) course)

* Costs can vary from State to State based on course fees and length of time for course completion.

 

Upon Completion - The CMECP® Professional will receive a certificate of completion and the rights to use the designation CMECP® after their name to signify their advanced knowledge and understanding of the National Electrical Code®.

 

Re-Certification – Once the candidate successfully obtains the status of Certified Master Electrical Code Professional® (CMECP®), the CMECP® must re-certify every two (2) years.  Proof of successfully purchasing and completing the Online Continuing Education Course for your specific state is required to be completed at least 30 days prior to current certification expiration date along with the submittal of the candidates CMECP® Certification Renewal Fee - $ 150.00 USD. 

 

NOTICE- The "CMECP®" designation is VOLUNTARY and no way imply a guarantee of broad industry acceptance. However, the purpose of the "Designation" is to show verifiable and proven evidence that an individual has passed and studied to achieve a higher level of education, all documented by Electrical Code Academy, Inc. to clearly express the successful applicant's true proficiency of understanding and utilizing the National Electrical Code®. It should be interesting to note that there are many designations in the Electrical Industry that provide certification that is of voluntary acceptance, we choose to provide a designation to show the industry of the successful candidate's proficiency by awarding our CMECP® designation at the successful completion of our program. CMECP® recipients are not employed or affiliated with Electrical Code Academy, Inc or it's owners. The use of the CMECP™ designation, logo's and benefits are not an expression of employment or affiliation. By signing up for the CMECP® program you acknowledge these facts.

 

Step 1 -  Submit your $150.00 Application Fee* via payment buttons (Choose Either Button)

Step 2 -  Filled out and submitted the CMECP® Application

Step 3 -  Make sure you put your PayPal Receipt # on the CMECP® Application - CLICK SUBMIT

 

* Once your application is submitted the Application Fee is non-refundable. There is no guarantee that every student will achieve the status of "CMECP®" unless all courses are passed and all phases of the certification process are 100% completed.

 

 

Application Process

 
Payment Process

Step 1 -  Submit your $150.00 Application Fee* via payment buttons (Choose Either Button)

Step 2 -  Filled out and submitted the CMECP® Application

Step 3 -  Make sure you put your PayPal Receipt # on the CMECP® Application - CLICK SUBMIT

 

* Once your application is submitted the Application Fee is non-refundable. There is no guarantee that every student will achieve the status of "CMECP®" unless all courses are passed and all phases of the certification process are 100% completed.

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* NOTICE: NEC or National Electrical Code are Registered Trademarks of the National Fire Protection Association and are used for educational purposes only. We are not associated or affiliated with the NFPA, also known as the National Fire Protection Association. Electrical Code Academy,Inc. doesn't offer codes and standards publications or software on the NEC, NFPA70 or the National Electrical Code. Electrical Code Academy, Inc. and the CMECP™ Program provides continuing education, educational and motivational speaking, online education and consulting services on how to use, apply and interpret the National Electrical Code. The use of the phrase Master The NEC  in various videos and podcasts is directly for educational purposes only and in no way represents a relationship with the NFPA.
 
Certified Master Electrical Code Professional® and CMECP®  are  Federally Protected Trademark of Electrical Code Academy, Inc.

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