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 Export to Your Calendar 2/9/2021 to 2/25/2021
When: 3 days/wk for 3 weeks. Feb 9-25, 2021
3:00pm - 4:30pm EST
Where: United States
Presenter: Mike Bonicker
Contact: Casey Bates

Online registration is available until: 2/9/2021
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We are pleased to announce ABYC’s Interactive Online Electrical Certification!

The course that has historically been only offered in a 3-day in-person classroom format is available 100% online in an LIVE interactive experience!

ABYC Lead Instructor Mike Bonicker will lead LIVE course sessions, 3 days a week for 3 weeks (each 90 minutes long).

Click Here to view a video of how the Interactive Online Certification course work!


LIVE Online Course Schedule: 4:00pm – 5:30pm EST each day, Tues-Thurs

  • February 9-11th
  • February 16-18th
  • February 23-25th



Online course access & resources will be provided through the Online Learning site. Access will be emailed prior to the course start date.

LIVE course session are hosted on GoToWebinar, follow this link to do an Attendee Systems Requirements check - https://joincheck.gotowebinar.com/


LIVE Course Sessions:

·        Each session with cover 1-2 chapters in chronological order of study guide

·        Q&A with instructor at the end of each session

·        Recordings of each session are available the next day!



$985 for members

$1,495 for nonmembers

Price includes:

  • 9 LIVE course sessions - recordings available!
  • Study Guide
  • Chapter quizzes
  • Certification exam


Certification Exam Testing:

At the end of the live webinar sessions you can take the Marine Electrical Certification exam online; you can take a proctored test one of two ways…

  1. Testing online through an online proctoring service, ProctorU (computer/laptop with a webcam is required)
  2. Testing online at your local library


Upon signing up for this Interactive Online Electrical Certification course, let Casey Bates (cbates@abycinc.org) know which proctored testing option you prefer and I will provide more information.


Course Topics:

The ABYC Electrical Certification has become the most recognized and credible demonstration of skill mastery in the marine electrical service and installation field worldwide. Become an industry expert in electrical fundamentals, multi-meter usage, grounding and bonding systems, battery and inverter installation, AC/DC components & more!

The course is designed for the marine professional with at least 3 - 5 years’ experience working with marine electrical system design, installation or repair.

The successful certification candidate should have some familiarity with ABYC standards and topics covered listed below. 

Click Here to take the Electrical Certification Pretest to help determine whether you are ready to successfully take the certification exam.


  • Basic electrical theory and fundamentals
  • Multi-meter usage
  • Grounding and bonding systems
  • Cable installation and termination
  • Battery installation, maintenance, testing & charging systems
  • Inverter installation and troubleshooting
  • AC shore power systems
  • AC generators
  • AC panel boards
  • DC panel boards
  • AC components
  • DC components
  • Safety equipment

ABYC Standards

  • A-24,Carbon Monoxide Detection Systems on Boats
  • A-27,Alternating Current Generator Sets
  • A-28,Galvanic Isolators
  • A-31,Battery Chargers and Inverters
  • A-32,AC Power Conversion Equipment and Systems
  • E-2,Cathodic Protection Systems
  • E-10,Storage Batteries
  • E-11,AC and DC Electrical Systems on Boats
  • TE-4,Lightning Protection Systems

Code of Federal Regulations

    • 33 CFR 183


    Certification Destinations:
    ABYC has created certification designation titles to better associate the type of work being done by the individual.

    Advisor Certification or Technician Certification titles will be assigned upon passing the certification exam.

    For more information Click Here


    ADA Requests
    Students with ADA accommodations must inform the ABYC in writing of said needs at the time of class registration to ensure that any special accommodations can be made for exam taking. Students may use a calculator during the exam.

    Requests for cancellation and refund of a class registration must be submitted, in writing, no less than 10 days prior to the course start date. A $150 cancellation fee will apply. Refunds will not be considered for non-attendance. Cancellation requests may be emailed to Casey Bates at cbates@abycinc.org. Refunds will be issued within 30 days after the course end date.

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