National Electrical Contractors Association

The Voice Of The Electrical Construction Industry

Professional Development

Professional Development

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. 

Online Courses

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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Instructor-Led Courses

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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Specialized Training

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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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.
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Mentoring Program

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.
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Student Resources

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.
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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.


  • View a complete listing of NECA's resources and industry information by topic.
  • NECA’s education programs provide innovation, business trends and effective leadership exclusive to electrical contractors.
  • NECA is working every day to ensure you have every opportunity available to stay on top of the issues affecting your business and to be directly in touch with your Senators and your Representative in Congress.
  • The NECA Convention is an exciting mix of opportunities for education, inspiration, networking, and fun!
  • NECA communities are member-initiated groups where contractors and industry professionals sharing common interests and business concerns can come together.
  • NECA membership isn’t just about saving your firm time and money; it’s also about helping your company make more money and achieve success!
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