15 Hour Code Update Massachusetts Electricians | AtLeisure

Our one-of-a-kind interactive video course makes it easy to complete your state-required 15 Hour Electrical Code Update. MA Electricians will love the flexibility of our online platform while still engaging in a "classroom-like" experience led by four industry experts.

15 Hour Code Update Massachusetts 2022-2025 cycle now available!

Do you need your 6 Hour Professional Development training as well? Sign up for the full 21-hour bundle and save $20! Discount automatically applies.



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Course Details & Benefits:

Our pricing for Mass. Electrician Continuing Education is as follows:

  • 15 Hour Code Update Massachusetts: $169
  • 6 Hour Professional Development: $78
  • 21 Hour Full Continuing Education Package: $247 $220 SALE!

Our 15 Hour Electrical Code Update (MA) course is one of the most comprehensive and thorough NEC code update classes out there, thanks to our team of industry experts.

The 15 Hour Code Update course is led by...

  • Robert McGann has over 45 years of experience as a licensed Mass. Electrician. He has been a certified Master Electrical Inspector for over 25 years. He has been an educator in the electrical field since 1992 and is the owner of Woburn Electrical School of Code and Theory.
  • Joseph McElhinney is a Master Electrician and retired Telecom Utility Engineer with over 20 years of teaching experience in the electrical field.
  • Bruce Dempsey has over 40 years of experience as a licensed Electrician and is the current Assistant Building Commissioner for the Town of Lexington. 
  • Jerry Delaney is a Master Electrician, Fire Protection Engineer, and owner of JMD Life Safety Systems, LLC.


Our 6-Hour Professional Development course is led by:

  • Matt Piantedosi, a Senior Solar Energy Consultant with Ridgeline Energy Analytics. He has been active in all aspects of the electrical industry for over two decades, including plan review, installation, electrical inspections, and commissioning. He has an Electrical Engineering degree and holds licenses in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. He is a NABCEP certified PV system inspector and has trained thousands of industry professionals on PV installations, best practices and codes.


The 15 Hour Electrical Code Update (MA) online course covers the following topics:

  • Introduction
  • 237 CMR 17.00: Mandatory Continuing Education (MCE)
  • 237 CMR 18.00: Rules Governing Practice
  • 237 CMR 16.00: Business and Other License Procedures
  • Applying for an Electrical/Systems Business License
  • 237 CMR 13.00: Eligibility Criteria for Initial Licensure
  • 237 CMR 14.00: Examinations for Licensure
  • 527 CMR 12.00: Massachusetts Electrical Code (Amendments) & 780 CMR: Massachusetts State Building Code
  • New Rule 11
  • NEC Code-Wide Changes
  • NEC Intro: Article 90 & Chapter 1: General
  • NEC Chapter 2: Wiring and Protection
  • NEC Chapter 3: Wiring Methods and Materials
  • Stretch Energy Code
  • Fire Alarm Systems
  • NEC Chapter 4: Equipment for General Use
  • NEC Chapter 5: Special Occupancies
  • NEC Chapter 6: Special Equipment
  • NEC Chapter 7: Special Conditions

The course for MA electricians includes periodic multiple choice quiz questions throughout each section, to help the student measure his or her comprehension of the topic and to ensure adequate understanding of each section. There is no minimum score required on the quiz questions; instead, if you select the wrong answer, the correct answer will be given.

The course concludes with a 50-question multiple choice 'final exam,̓ which will ensure that the student has a thorough understanding of the entire course. There is no minimum score required on the final exam.


The MA Electrician 6 hour Professional Development course covers the following topics:

  • Grounding and Bonding
  • Introduction to Solar PV Systems, Energy Storage Systems, and Grid Interconnections

At Leisure Contractor Licensing brings to you a self-paced, relaxed, easy-to-navigate online alternative to the traditional classroom setting.  Authored by electrical industry experts, our course brings all the benefits of the classroom setting directly to you in the comfort and leisure of your own home, workplace, or anywhere you have internet access.  The new age on continuing education is here, for you to complete at your leisure.

Upon completion of the course, your certificate is immediately available for download. At Leisure Contractor Licensing will report your CE hours to the Massachusetts Board of State Examiners of Electricians.

Our website was built on one foundation: ease of use! We didn't integrate a random course player from a 3rd-party. Instead, our software is custom built to offer you the best user experience possible. To catch a glimpse of our course player, and learn about its benefits, click here.

Don't have time to finish your course(s) in one sitting? Don't worry about it. Our "bookmark" feature will automatically save your progress down to the exact location - so all you have to do is click "resume" when you're ready to continue on.

Access your account and complete your course(s) from any Internet-enabled device, any time, any place.

Some other providers only grant you 30 days access to your course. When you enroll in our continuing education courses, you'll have more than enough time to complete your course (4 months, to be exact). However, should you need more time, we'll make it happen! Our world-class customer support team is standing by to ensure your experience is as positive as it can be.

Renewing your license can sneak up on you, leaving you to rush to complete your continuing education at the last minute. We have a solution for you: our license management tools! Free with your account, simply add your license expiration date, and choose when you want to be notified. Our system will automatically notify you that your license is coming due for renewal. Choose between email and/or text notification.

You don't need to be a computer expert to use our platform. Our entire site was built with the comprehension that "ease of use" is rule number one. Still, you may decide you want some help, and we are a quick phone call away. We receive a LOT of positive feedback for our customer support, so rest assured, you're in good hands. Visit our contact page to reach out.

Courses are not timestamped. Try us out, and if you are not satisfied with the experience, you will receive a full refund as long as you have not completed the course!

We are an approved provider with the Massachusetts Division of Professional Licensure Board of State Examiners of Electricians. Click here to view our certificate of approval.


Massachusetts Master and Journeyman Electricians are required to complete 21 hours of continuing education in the three-year period before license renewal.

  • Of the required 21 clock hours, 15 clock hours shall be on topics related to 527 CMR 12.00: Massachusetts Electrical Code (Amendments), business, law, and related topics with a Provider in an area of study approved by the Board. Courses offered for Master Electricians and Journeyman Electricians shall focus on 527 CMR 12.00 and other laws and regulations as they pertain to Electrical Work.
  • Of the required 21 clock hours, six clock hours shall be in areas chosen by the licensee for professional development in the subjects of Electrical Code, business, law, first aid, safety, Building Code, and related topics.

Effective for the 2019 renewal cycle, the Board of State Examiners of Electricians now requires all licensees to renew online through the Division of Professional Licensure's (DPL) e-PLACE Portal. All licensees will receive a renewal notice by mail approximately sixty (60) to ninety (90) days prior to the expiration date of July 31st. The renewal notice will contain an authorization code that will allow the license holder to renew through the e-PLACE portal.

If you have not previously renewed your MA license online, please review the Board's detailed instructions for doing so. Your will need your authorization code and Record ID (license number), which can be obtained from the renewal notice mailed to your address of record. If you do not have a license renewal form or authorization code, please email DPLauthcodes@mass.gov. You must provide the following information to obtain your license Record ID and Authorization Code:

  • First & Last Name (for an individual) or Entity Name (for an organization)
  • License Number
  • Type of License
  • Mailing Address

If you have renewed online in prior cycles, please use your previously created logon and password to login to the ePLACE Portal. After logging in, an option to renew should appear to the right of your license information.

If you have any questions, please call the Board office at (617) 727-9931.

When you finish our continuing education course, you will have immediate access to your certificate of completion and At Leisure Contractor Licensing will report your CE hours to the Massachusetts Board of State Examiners of Electricians. For all courses, you must keep copies of your certificates for 10 years.

In the event your ePLACE Portal Summary of Continuing Education shows 0 Completed Hours BUT your Continuing Education List confirms you have 15 Completed Hours, you will need to contact the Board at (617) 727-9931.

Massachusetts Board of State Examiners of Electricians

1000 Washington St.

Suite 710

Boston, MA 02118

Phone: (617) 727-9931

Fax: (617) 727-9932

E-mail: electricians.board@mass.gov



Upon successfully completing the online renewal process and submitting payment, your license will be considered renewed. However, please be aware that it will take approximately four (4) to six (6) weeks from the date that you submit your license online to receive the hard copy of your license in the mail. The hard copy will be sent to your address of record the Board has on file. Please be sure to update your address prior to submitting your renewal. Failure to do so may delay the receipt of the hard copy of your license.

While you are waiting to receive the hard copy of your license, you may verify your license status by using the DPL's Check a License database. For the Board's purposes, you may use a printout of your search result as proof of licensure while you await the hard copy of your license. Please note that the database may take twenty four (24) to forty eight (48) hours to update following the submission of your renewal online. If your information does not update after forty eight (48) hours, please contact the Board office at (617) 727-9931 or electricians.board@mass.gov.

It is the licensee's obligation to provide the Board will a current mailing address where they can reliably receive correspondence from the Board. If you have moved or changed employers within the last year, please review the Board's options to change your address of record.

The Electricians' Board currently has reciprocity with New Hampshire for both Master and Journeyman licenses. Applicants may apply for a Journeyman if they obtained licensure in NH by examination. Applicants may apply for a Master license if they already hold a MA Journeyman license or they may apply for both licenses in MA if they hold both in NH.

Note: Master applicants must document an equivalent 150 hr. Master program completion.

Applications are made online via the e-PLACE portal.

Yes, per the Board regulation your license(s) can only be reinstated by retaking the respective exam. To begin, you need to have the 15 hrs. code class completed. Then you need authorization to the exam vendor so you must complete and submit a request form to the Board office by mail or email electricians.board@mass.gov.

When you receive the authorization information, you can then submit an exam application to PSI to schedule. The application is available here. You will receive an authorization number for each license you want to reinstate.

You must then take each exam and pass it to reinstate that license.