Mark Cook

Electrical Education Specialist

Mark is an Electrical Education Specialist at Faith Technologies University and has been in the electrical trade since 1978. His present role is providing CEU classes as well as exam prep and arc flash classes. He completed his apprenticeship through Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), and earned his first journeyman certification in 1987. Mark spent time in the industry working in both high-voltage and low-voltage residential, commercial and industrial occupancies. He also owned his own business from 1994 until accepting a position with Faith Technologies . He was an adjunct instructor for Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) of AZ while teaching for the Electric League of Arizona. Mark holds a Wisconsin Master Electrician license with the Inspector adder, as well as a Washington State Journeyman license.

Mark recently passed the 7-hour Washington State Administrators exam and was appointed to Code-Making-Panel #2 in April of 2020.

Mark currently writes monthly code articles for a trade publication circulated in Arizona, and joined Faith Technologies in 2015.

ARTICLES BY AUTHOR

July 5, 2022

Career Development |

Should I Get My Journeyman’s License?

In my almost 45 years in the electrical trade, I have been exposed to both sides of the question asked in…

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January 26, 2022

Career Development |

Culture of Training

Since March of 2020, COVID-19 has changed the way Faith Technologies delivers team member training. Before the pandemic, our in-house training…

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Training For Electrically Safe Working Conditions

As a seasoned master electrician and an electrical education specialist, I have been in the field long enough to remember a…

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May 27, 2021

Career Development |

Can We Call You An Electrician?

In the timeline of human history, electric power and its ability to enhance our lives is just a blip. The generation…

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January 5, 2021

Career Development |

Nothing Worth Having Comes Easy

There‚Äôs an old saying that nothing worth having comes easy; almost everything good in life requires some effort. I have often…

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September 9, 2020

Career Development |

Looking to New Horizons

With the COVID-19 pandemic making some future plans feel uncertain, I took an opposite approach and have recently renewed my goals…

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April 7, 2020

Career Development |

Mike Holt and the 2020 National Electric Code

Late last fall, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) issued their new edition of the National Electric Code, the 2020 NEC….

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April 11, 2019

Career Development |

Faith Technologies Apprentice Vies in National Competition

Late last month, the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) hosted their annual competition for skilled craft workers in Long Beach, California….

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October 24, 2017

Career Development |

Mike Holt and the 2017 National Electrical Code: Part 2

It has been about eight months since I had the privilege of participating with other National Electrical Code (NEC) experts on…

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April 4, 2017

Career Development |

Winding Road Leads to Code Training Panel of Experts

Mike Holt is a national author, electrical code expert and publisher of a variety of electrical training materials. As those in…

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