Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates
Building Inspection is open to the public by appointment only.
For more on appointments and other services, please see the Building Inspection Coronavirus (COVID-19) page.
View all impacts to City service on the City's COVID-19 website.
Virtual Training (2021)
This course option may only be completed once for credit.
Building Inspection has made on-demand webinars that cover various topics. The webinars are available to everyone, free of charge. People who need continuing education credits may register below for a fee. Those that register and complete the full program will earn six (6) credit hours. Partial credit is not available.
- Recent NEC Changes and Commonly Observed Installation Errors - City Inspector Jim Ruetten
- Understanding Feeder Taps - City Inspector Thane Sutter
- Air Conditioner Loading, Flexible and Cord Connected Appliances - City Inspector Jerry Noel
- Evaluating Water Damaged Equipment - City Inspector James Schwab
- Product iQ and Manufacturer’s Instructions For Proper Installations – IAEI Representative Bill Neitzel
- Madison Gas & Electric 2021 Updates – MGE Representative Michael Beeler
Access the webinars here at any time. You will need to sign up using your name and email address. Once you sign up, you will have on-demand access to the webinars. You can log in using the same email with which you signed up.
Registering For Credit
If you need continuing education credits, you must pay the required fee. After completing all course six course sections, send a $120 check to:
City of Madison Building Inspection Division
Attention: Kyle Bunnow
P.O. Box 2984, Madison, WI 53701
The check itself must be made out to City of Madison Building Inspection Division. Please include “Electrical Training Seminar” in the check memo. Also include a slip that contains your name and credential number.
Once we receive and process the payment, then we will award the credits to your account.
Do I need to pay to access the course materials?
The course materials are free to view. Payment is only required if you need continuing education credits.
How long do I have to complete the course?
There is no deadline to complete the course. The webinars are accessible on-demand.
When will I receive credit for the course?
City staff will check for progress every two weeks. We will credit people who have signed up, paid the fee, and finished all six webinars and quizzes. You should see the credits added to your State license within two weeks of completing the course.
How do you confirm my engagement?
Staff can review how much of each webinar someone has finished. We will only award credit once you finish all six sessions.
Do I need to register individually or can groups register at a single time?
Unfortunately, registration and payment must be done individually. We use registration to see attendance and give credit to those who complete the seminar.
Are there any discounted rates for large groups?
Yes. We can offer a 10% discount for groups of 10 - 19 people and a 15% discount for groups of 20 or more. If you have a large group and need a group rate, please contact our office at (608) 266-4551.