Introduction by Gerald Newton (audio)
Welcome to this eight hour course on the the Oregon Electrical Specialty Code (OESC), licensing laws and permitting laws. The first 9 tests for this course consists of 10 questions for a total of 90 questions; Test No. 10 consists of 15 questions. Tests 1 through 10 cover the OESC. Tests 11 through 13 cover Oregon electrical licensing laws, and Tests 14 and 15 cover Oregon permitting laws. Links to the tests are in the left frame. Clicking on them will load the tests in this frame while the OESC Table 1, Licensing laws and permitting laws are loaded into the bottom frame with a search button for searching that document.
Each Test is a module that must be completed in one 24 minute or 48 minute or longer time period to get credit. The sum of all the elapse times will be 8 hours or more.
Each Test has two timers, one for the mouse and one for cumulative or elapse test taking time. To monitor mouse activity you are required to click on a mouse reset button at least every 10 minutes. This will reset the mouse counter to 0. A mouse timer warning alert comes up after 500 seconds and stops all timers and inputs until the "OK" button is clicked in the warning alert. If you need to take a break or do research the test is placed on hold until the "OK" button is clicked. After clicking the "OK" button on the Alert the timers resume counting from where they left off and you have 100 seconds to click a mouse reset button. If you do not click the mouse reset button before 600 seconds the test is reloaded and both timers are reset to 0 and all inputs are erased. The first 10 tests cannot be submitted for grading until after 1440 seconds (24 minutes of cumulative time.) Tests 11 through 15 cannot be submitted until after 48 minutes elapse time. The cumulative test taking time for each test is recorded at the server and so is the time that the test was submitted.
Attempting to cheat by opening two or more browsers, using several Tabs in the same browser, or using two or more computers and running several tests at once will result in overlapping test recording times. If you are found doing this you will be disqualified. A test taker's record must show at least 24 minutes between test recording times.
There is no limit on how many times you take a test. Also, Tests can be completed in any order and at different times or days. However, you must pass all tests with a 70 percent or higher score. A link is provided for you to search your test database to see which tests you passed using your name and email address entered on the Tests. You are responsible for keeping track of which tests you pass using this tool. After completing and passing all tests there is a link for submitting a Notification of Completion Form.
If you have questions email Gerald Newton at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call him at 907 978 0160 and give me your number so I can call you back so there will be minimum toll charges to you.
This is a State of Oregon OESC update course course that can be used by electricians, for 8 hours of continuing education credit for renewing licenses.
What is expected of Students taking this course
(1) Students are required to take and pass each of the ten final Tests with a passing score of 70 per cent or better.
(2) Students are required to not copy answers and give them to other students.
(3) Students are required to take the courses themselves and not allow others to assist them.
(4) Students are required to spend at least 4 hours of total time taking this course.
Download the entire Oregon Electrical Specialty Code in PDF format. (58 Megabytes) (This version can be saved, searched, and copied)
Download and read only the Oregon Electrical Specialty Code from the State of Oregon (This version cannot be saved, searched, or copied)