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General electrician

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To apply to take the exam for electrician certification, fill out the following:

The application form is available in pdf pdf version to download and complete off-line.

Electrician certification application directions

Required - 8000 hours of work for an electrical contractor installing, constructing or maintaining electrical systems covered by the National Electrical Code. The 8000 hours must consist of work in two or more of the following areas, and the maximum number of hours in a particular area that may be counted toward the 8000 hours total are as follows:

Category

Maximum credit hours

Troubleshooting and Maintenance
1500
Finish Work and Fixtures
600
Fire/Life Safety, Nurse Call
600
Industrial Wiring
6000
Voice Data and Video Installation
1500
Underground Conduit Installation
750
Stock Room and Material Handling
300
Residential Writing
3000
Commercial Wiring
6000
Total credit hours
8000
Required minimum hours