Required Materials

CITC’s continuing education courses may require a Code book or other text, tools and materials. It is essential that each attendee bring the required book(s) and materials to your scheduled classes in order to gain the full benefit of the course and increase success in the end of class exam. Below is a short list of where you can purchase the books required for electrical and plumbing classes. Please note that most Code Books are offered in a variety of formats – soft cover, hard cover, with or without tabs, digital e-books, PDFs, loose leafs, handbooks, etc. The versions we have listed below are the most common editions, but students are welcome to choose the format that best works for them.


2017 National Electric Code (NEC) Book

The National Electrical Code (NEC) is the foundation of all electrical wiring and practice in the United States. Washington State adopted the 2017 edition of the NEC effective July 1, 2017 and all electrical examinations will be based on the 2017 edition of the NEC effective July 1, 2018.

Publisher: NFPA
ISBN: 978-1-4559-1277-3

Where can I buy it?


In Person:

  • Platt Electric Supply
  • North Coast Electric Company
  • Stoneway Electric Supply Company
  • University Bookstore


2015 UPC Code Book
UPC Amendments
Tom Henry Keyword
Paul’s Keyword
Ferm’s Fast Finder
2015 UPC Guide to Changes
2015 UPC Study Guide