We offer Virginia State DPOR-approved Fuel Gas, Mechanical (HVAC), Plumbing, and Electrical continuing education courses for renewing your license. Each course is 3 hours, with the exception of Fuel Gas, which is 1 hour in length. The entire class can be completed online, from registration to getting your certificate. CodeUpdate4U.com then reports your completion to DPOR. For payment, we accept all major credit cards as well as PayPal, and you don't need a PayPal account to pay!

Courses and Cost

NEW Electrical Code Update Course - 2011 NEC
$40 - 3 CEU Hours
This course covers updates to the 2011 National Electrical Code and is required to be taken by all licensed electrical tradesman in the state of Virginia once every two (2) years. This class is approved by the Virginia State Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation. Although you can take this course to satisfy your bi-annual code renewal requirement, the state of Virginia has not yet adopted the 2011 NEC for use. You are still required to know and use the 2008 NEC.
Electrical Code Update Course - 2008 NEC
$40 - 3 CEU Hours
This course covers updates to the 2008 National Electrical Code and is required to be taken by all licensed electrical tradesman in the state of Virginia once every two (2) years. This class is approved by the Virginia State Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation.
Mechanical (HVAC) Code Update Course - 2009 IMC
$40 - 3 CEU Hours
This course covers updates to the 2009 International Mechanical (HVAC) Code and is required to be taken by all mechanical licensed tradesman in the state of Virginia once every two (2) years. This class is approved by the Virginia State Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation.
Plumbing Code Update Course - 2009 IPC
$40 - 3 CEU Hours
This course covers updates to the 2009 International Plumbing Code and is required to be taken by all licensed plumbing tradesman in the state of Virginia once every two (2) years. This class is approved by the Virginia State Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation.
Fuel Gas Code Update Course - 2009 IFGC
$25 - 1 CEU Hour
This course covers updates to the 2009 International Fuel-Gas Code and is required to be taken by all fuel gas licensed tradesman in the state of Virginia once every two (2) years. This class is approved by the Virginia State Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation.

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Is there a minimum amount of time I must spend in the course?

DPOR does require that the Code Update classes be 1 hour in length for Fuel Gas and 3 hours in length for Plumbing, Electrical, and Mechanical.To meet this requirement , you must spend a minimum of 50 minutes reviewing the course material for each hour the course is scheduled (10 minutes per hour are allotted for breaks). This time requirement must be met prior to being issued your course completion certificate.

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