NECA’s professional development programs provide information and instruction on innovation, business trends and effective leadership that electrical contractors can only get from the industry leader. We provide the education and training that keeps our members on the forefront of the electrical contracting industry.
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Continuing Education & Training
NECA offers the best educational resources for all stages of an electrical contractor's career. Programs are developed with leading industry researchers and skilled instructors.
Professional development courses offered online by NECA are accessible instruction, delivered at your convenience with minimal expense. Created for electrical contractors on the move.
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NECA course instructors are the leaders in the industry, with unique insight and expertise to customize seminars to the management and business needs of professionals working in all levels of electrical contracting.
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Electrical contractors and their employees are continually updating their skills and training to meet new market and customer demands. NECA’s specialized training offers in-depth study opportunities.
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NECA staff work to benefit our members, and the industry through the development of advocacy, labor relations, safety, and training resources for electrical contractors. Download our Staff Associates Program Guide
NECA MANAGEMENT EDUCATION INSTITUTE (MEI)
In today’s fast-changing business and technical environments, management decisions and strategic thinking must occur at all levels of the company. MEI serves members and chapters with the business, technical and management training essential to success in the electrical construction industry. For more information about MEI contact
Careers in Electrical Contracting
There is no single path to a career as an electrical contractor, and many career choices within the industry. NECA sponsors more than 300 joint training programs in the U.S., a program that allow electrical apprentices to earn a paycheck while learning their craft.
NECA's nationwide mentoring initiative brings together contractors that are willing to volunteer as mentors and contractors interested in having the help of a mentor. Whether you’re new to electrical contractor or willing to share your experience, the NECA Mentor program is an investment in your industry.
NECA’s student chapter program is open to any college or university that offers a curriculum that helps prepare students for a career in the electrical construction industry. NECA chapters work with local universities to establish NECA student chapters to support these students.
CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS (CEU'S)
NECA is an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and offers IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for MEI programs that quality under the ANSI/IACET 1–2007 Standard.