The Chapter Corner serves to provide resources and templates to help chapters succeed in the management of their association. Click on the headings below to find your resource.
New Apprenticeship Video Available for Chapter Use
IEC and ATP worked together to develop a new, exceptional merit shop promo video supporting why it is important to be a merit shop contractor. You can view, share, and embed this video as well as testimonials, webinars, and many more videos on IEC National's revamped YouTube page.
National Industry Partner List - Now Available!
The Industry Partner Contact List is provided here so chapters can engage and participate in opportunities with partners within their local area. IEC National wants to empower the IEC chapter network to reach out and engage locally. IEC National will also provide "warm introductions" from our office to the national contact and chapter upon request. If you have any questions regarding this document, please contact Tim Welsh.
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Membership Retention: Low Cost to No Cost Solutions
IEC Government Affairs Program Outline for Chapters - Now Available!
The merit shop electrical contracting industry's ability to provide necessary services to their community and high quality, well paying jobs is affected by policy makers at all levels of government. Therefore, it's crucial that all IEC chapters establish a program to provide information and education in order to influence their decisions. The new IEC Government Affairs Program Outline for Chapters will serve as a guide for chapters interested in establishing a State or Local Government Relations program.
Electrical Systems and Training Series (ESTS) Fire Alarm I Course
This unique and informative course will provide qualified journeyman electricians with the knowledge necessary to work on fire alarm systems. Learn more here.
Social Media Internship - Job Description
Increase your outreach efforts with a Social Media Intern. Review a sample job description to customize and promote. Social media engagement will increase your bottom line.
Vision 2025 is a long-term look by the IEC National Board of Directors to set forth a pace and tenor of the association's resources to maintaining relevance and engagement within the merit shop electrical and systems contracting industry. This vision is intended to be a guiding look ahead for all future board members, committees, chapters, and national staff to align their respective strategic goals and work plans. Learn more here.
The Chapter Certification Training Advantage Program provides chapters with benchmarks by which they can evaluate their offering of IEC programs while codifying existing practices. This program will highlight the hard work and investment chapters make to deliver outstanding benefits to IEC members. Since IEC's beginnings, its chapters have been at the forefront of delivering the first-class training and member benefits that positively impact electrical contractors. This program will formalize and recognize IEC chapters' work. Learn more here.
Chapter Marketing Materials
To support chapter marketing efforts, IEC National has put together the most popular and timely flyers, banners, and other materials for chapter use. Learn more here.
2018-19 Curriculum Book Ordering
The book order forms for the 2018-19 school year are now available. Details, including new features, order forms, and pricing are available here.
IEC's Online Bookstore will be open to receive 2018/19 curriculum orders on June 4, 2018.
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ATP Online Bookstore Webinar
View a brief webinar on how to utilize ATP's new Online Bookstore for curriculum ordering and more.
ESTS Fire Alarm I Course
Recruit new members and potentially increase your membership by 5-8% with an invest in the ESTS Fire Alarm I Course. ESTS courses are 12 weeks long, cover 48 hours of content, and are designed as refresher courses for experienced electricians and non-members such as fire alarm systems and limited energy contractors.
Contact Paul Dolenc, IEC National's vice president of Training and Education, for more information.
Download a PDF flyer to promote the Fire Alarm Course to potential new members.
National Standardized Tests
IEC has designed standardized written tests to be used at the end of each apprentice year. This ensures that the essential knowledge and objectives were obtained by students within that given year. The national test allows for programs to share data to adapt or modify the curriculum, while also adjusting the presentation methods used in the classroom. Learn more here.
Curriculum Development Group Regional Proposal Responses and Process
CMS-LMS Change Request Form
The LMS/CMS Task Force meets quarterly to review, prioritize, and recommend proposed changes to the A&T Committee. Implementation of proposed changes is based on several factors including cost, time required, and overall benefit to chapters.
To submit a change request for the LMS/CMS, complete the online form here.
If you have questions, contact Chrissy Skudera, Director of Curriculum Development, at email@example.com or (703) 650-0057.
New Materials Now Available
LMS and CMS eBook Version
LMS and CMS courses for YR 2 will have an eBook version of both the IEC Student Manual and the ATP Electrical Systems textbook. Please see comparison of IEC, NCCER and NECA, as well as other supporting information.
ACE Transcript Instructions
IEC has partnered with the American Council on Education's (ACE) College Credit Recommendation Service (CREDIT). ACE connects workplace learning with colleges and universities by helping adults gain access to academic credit for formal courses and examinations taken outside traditional degree programs. Students that complete the IEC Apprentice Program are eligible to receive 40 hours of college credit.
IECCon17 CEU Submittals
Click here to download the IECCon17 CEU Submittal document. This is for use by any chapter that wishes to submit the IECCon17 educational sessions for state or local CEU credit approval.
If you have any questions, please contact Lysa Egly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Updated Grounded System Presentation
IEC National has updated the “Basic Concepts for a Solidly Grounded System” PowerPoint presentation to comply with the 2014 National Electrical Code. An instructor guide and printable format are also available for use at chapters.
Special thanks to Robert Jones and the IEC Texas Gulf Coast Chapter for their assistance in updating this presentation.
Instructor Training & Certification Program
IEC has developed an online instructor training and certification program tailored to enhance the knowledge of instructors at IEC chapters throughout the U.S. This program addresses a new rule from the U.S. Department of Labor which requires instructors to be trained. Level I is now available and Level II and III are in development. Learn more here.
2018 Dues and Application
IEC Member Discount Programs Save Money
Remind your members about the valuable money-saving affinity partners working with IEC. Programs include everything from web design to credit reporting discounts.
View the location map of all of the IEC chapters around the country.
IEC National Federal Regulations Update For IEC Chapters -- March 2017
Click here to find an itemized list of relevant Federal Regulations that is intended for IEC Chapter Executives, Leadership, and local Apprenticeship & Training Committees to review and ensure that all stakeholders are fully aware of recent changes to regulations, which can affect the business of IEC educational campuses and members.
Presentation Available for NFPA 70E, 2015 Edition
As part of our alliance with OSHA, IEC has produced a PowerPoint presentation about the 2015 edition of NFPA 70E, the Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace. Created by Bruce Bowman and the IEC Codes & Standards Committee, the presentation should be used by qualified instructors to train members. Click here to download the presentation.
2014 NEC Update Presentation
IEC has created a PowerPoint presentation titled “2014 NEC Update for Electricians” with the assistance of IAEI. The presentation may be used by IEC Chapters to train electricians on changes to the NEC with a qualified instructor in conjunction with IAEI’s Analysis of Change and or the 2014 edition of the National Electrical Code.
Special thanks to the IEC National Codes and Standards Committee, chaired by President of Hamer Electric, Inc., Terry Cole, for their work on the presentation. Click here to download the presentation.
View the Impact of the DOL Regulatory Apprenticeship Standards Changes Webinar
Click here to view this webinar.