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CMECP® Apprentice Application

Certified Master Electrical Code Professional® (CMECP®)

Journeyman Apprentice Program

Apprentice Program Scope – The Electrical Code Academy, Inc. Certified Master Electrical Code Professional® (CMECP®) Apprentice Program is a voluntary participation program designed to meet the needs of electrical code-related professionals studying the National Electrical Code® by raising the industry standards of technical electrical code knowledge for those involved in electrical code-related programs by helping students pass their Master Electrician Exam using Electrical Code Academy Inc.'s Fast Trax® Training Program.  The Apprentice Program is designed to allow the journeyman electrician up to 12 months of detailed, self-paced study of the National Electrical Code® in order to assist in successfully passing their state master electrical exam.  Upon successful completion of the CMECP® Apprentice Program and passing their Master Electrician Exam, the students will be enrolled immediately into Step 3 of the CMECP® Program. The CMECP® Apprentice Program consists of a 12-month course on the National Electrical Code® and access to over 15 electrical code-based exams and numerous quizzes. The student must maintain an 80% average to successfully complete the program and gain credit for their CMECP® designation. However, the contents of the course will assist the journeyman electrician in passing their Master Electrician Exam if the course is completed as presented.

Program Application & Duration – If you are a journeyman electrician and interested in our apprentice program fill out the application by clicking HERE. You have up to twelve (12) months after you are accepted as a CMECP® Apprentice applicant to take the required online courses and pass the exam. The twelve (12) month starts on the day your CMECP® Apprentice program application is accepted by Electrical Code Academy, Inc the CMECP® Apprentice Certification Board.


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

Program Application Fees - $375.00 USD for the program application fee. The required courses on the NEC® are not included in the program application fee. Once you successfully obtain your Master Electrician License you will automatically be enrolled in the CMECP® Program and the CMECP® Application fee is waived.

Payment – Payment of $375.00 USD must be received at the time of CMECP® apprenticeship 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 $375.00 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.



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  Step 1 - Fill out the CMECP® Apprentice Application Form at the bottom of this page and pay the $375.00 Apprentice Application Fee

  Step 2 - Purchase the required NEC® Course referenced below. When the course is complete and all exams and quizzes are passed you will be given permission to move to the next step in the CMECP® process. Once you successfully pass your Master Electrician Exam you can move to step 3.

  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 Steps 1, 2, and 3 are completed you will need to submit a minimum 1000-word essay on any portion, including articles or sections from the 2020 National Electrical Code. This essay will be reviewed by the CMECP® Review Board and voted on by the 5-member panel. You only need to achieve a PASS result from 3 of the 5 board members to complete the process and achieve your CMECP® Designation.


Online Course Requirements  (not included in the Program Fee)

  • National Electrical Code Course FAST TRAX® (Normally $425.00) - $250.00 USD - (Course Instructions for purchase will follow Step 1 Registration)



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 two (2) additional times for a $25.00 Proctor Fee per attempt.  If you fail the exam after three (3) overall attempts you will be required to re-purchase all required online courses again and restart the CMECP® Program from the beginning stage.


Estimated Cost of Initial Certification: Approximately $650.00* (Includes application,  (1) NEC Course, (1) CEU Class, and (1) Exam)


Upon Completion - When the CMECP® Apprentice successfully passed the CMECP® Course with an 80% average, successfully obtains their Master Electricians License, and successfully passed the 100 questions proctored exam, you will need to submit a minimum 1000-word essay on any portion, including articles or sections from the 2020 National Electrical Code. This essay will be reviewed by the CMECP® Review Board and voted on by the 5-member panel. You only need to achieve a PASS result from 3 of the 5 board members to complete the process and achieve your CMECP® Designation. Note: Students in the Apprentice Program are not permitted to use the CMECP® Designation.


NOTICE- The "CMECP®" designation is VOLUNTARY and in no way implies 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 its owners. The use of the CMECP™ designation, logo, and benefits is not an expression of employment or affiliation. By signing up for the CMECP® program you acknowledge these facts.


Step 1 -  Submit your $375.00 Apprentice Application Fee* via payment buttons - We use PayPal for Security Reasons

Step 2 -  Filled out and submitted the CMECP® Application Below


* 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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