Florida Electrical Contractors Renew August 31st

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JADE Learning (http://www.Jade1.com) is offering the Florida 14-hour Renewal Package for the Florida Electrical Contractor continuing education requirement. Follow the steps listed below to renew an Electrical Contractor license.

It was a good way to complete my requirements. I liked that it could be done at home and there were great pictures. -L. Valentine, Gulfport, FL

JADE Learning is offering the Florida 14-hour Renewal Package for licensed Electrical Contractors. The Board-approved Florida electrical continuing education courses are available online, any time, and on any device. The 14-hour Renewal Package includes:

  •     2014 NEC Changes (7-hours Technical)
  •     Advanced Field Marking Electrical Equipment (1-hour Advanced)
  •     Florida Statutes (1-hour Business)
  •     OSHA Safety for Electricians (4-hours Safety
  •     Workers' Compensation (1-hour Workers’ Comp.)

These courses cover the most important 2014 NEC updates, how to correctly identify and mark electrical equipment, the statutes that govern Electrical and Alarm System contracting, how to be safe on the job, and steps related to reporting job-related injuries.

All individuals licensed as Florida Electrical Contractors must renew their license by Sunday, August 31, 2014. The Florida Division of Professions, Electrical Contractors' Licensing Board requires 14 hours of continuing education for each renewal cycle, and seven of the fourteen hours must be on Technical subjects. All 14 hours can be taken online: Florida Electrical Continuing Education.

Here are the steps to renewing a Florida Electrical Contractors’ license:

Step 1. Complete all 14 of the required Florida electrical continuing education hours. With JADE Learning, licensees can work on the courses at any time from any computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. The courses can be completed over the next few weeks, or the courses can be completed back-to-back in 14 hours. JADE Learning courses have the most updated Florida electrical continuing education content and instructor support is just a click away. After completing a course online, certificates can even be immediately emailed to a licensee's inbox.

Step 2. Wait for the hours to be reported to the Florida Division of Professions, Electrical Contractors' Licensing Board. JADE Learning reports Florida electrical continuing education hours electronically every business day. Email notifications are sent to licensees once the hours have been reported to the Board. The continuing education hours should post to the Board’s site within a day. Check the status of reported hours online at the Florida Division of Professions, Electrical Contractors' Licensing Board website.

Step 3. Submit the Florida license renewal form online. The required fee to renew an active Electrical Contractor license is $300 for Certified licenses and $125 for Registered licenses. There is a $50 late fee, so make sure to renew by the August 31st, 2014, deadline to keep an active license. Check the status of electrical licenses online at the Florida Division of Professions, Electrical Contractors' Licensing Board website.

After an individual's license has been renewed, he or she will be able to continue working as a Florida Electrical Contractor until the end of the next Florida license renewal cycle on August 31st, 2016. Count on JADE Learning to offer industry-specific, relevant courses that are well-written and engaging. Electrical continuing education may not be at the top of a licensee's priority list, but it is at the top of ours.

JADE Learning started as a one-man operation, delivering courses to electricians in 1996. In 2014, JADE Learning is a nationwide provider of continuing education with over 800 available courses in 43 states. JADE Learning strives to provide accurate, quality, and engaging education in a variety of delivery formats, with the goal of training electricians to be knowledgeable and to power their careers forward.

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