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Chapter 2. California Apprenticeship Council
Subchapter 4. Electrician Certification

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§290.1. Definitions


Approved Curriculum is a program of classes covering the areas of subject matter content offered by an Educational Provider pursuant to a plan of classroom instruction and designated as approved by the Curriculum Committee.

Certified Electrician is one who has been certified pursuant to Labor Code section 3099.2 and these regulations under any of the certification categories established by DAS.

Chief DAS is the Chief of the Division of Apprenticeship Standards.

Curriculum Committee is the Electrician Certification Curriculum Committee established pursuant to Labor Code section 3099(a)(6).

Curriculum Standards are the standards for subject matter content for classroom instruction adopted by the Curriculum Committee.

DAS is the Division of Apprenticeship Standards.

Director is the Director of Industrial Relations.

Educational Provider is a community college or public school district or public educational institution, or a state-licensed private post-secondary institution under contract with a public educational institution, community college or public school district, or a private postsecondary educational institution approved or registered by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education.

Electrician Trainee is an Electrician Trainee Registrant who has completed or is enrolled in an Approved Curriculum and is working under the direct supervision of a Certified Electrician, pursuant to Labor Code section 3099.4 and these regulations. Electrician Trainee Registrant is one who is registered with DAS pursuant to Labor Code section 3099.4 and these regulations.

Fire/Life Safety Technician is one who performs work for a C-10 electrical contractor involving the installation, construction or maintenance of systems covered by Article 760 of the National Electrical Code.

General Electrician is one who performs work for a C-10 electrical contractor installing, constructing or maintaining any electrical system that is covered by the National Electric Code.

National Electrical Code is the National Electrical Code 1999, National Fire Protection Association, Quincy, MA 02269.

NICET is the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies.

Nonresidential Lighting Technician is one who performs work for a C-10 electrical contractor repairing, servicing and maintaining existing nonresidential lighting fixtures and installing retrofit upgrade fixtures. Such work does not include the installation of branch circuits or the alteration of existing branch circuits except a Nonresidential Lighting Technician may reconnect to existing power within 3 feet.

Residential Electrician is one who:
(1) performs work for a C-10 electrical contractor installing, constructing, or maintaining any electrical system that is covered by the National Electrical Code in single family homes and multi family units, including hotels and motels, where the primary occupancy of the building is considered residential and the maximum voltage received from a utility company is a 3 phase, 4 wire, 120/208 or 120/240 volts.

(2) performs work for a C-10 electrical contractor installing the required panel boards and feeders for commercial tenant space in a multi-family/multi-use occupancies falling under subsection (1) above, where less than 50 percent of the first floor level is used for commercial tenant space, but not performing any tenant improvement for these spaces.

(3) does not perform work in occupancies that fall under the scope of Article 517 of the National Electrical Code.

Voice Data Video Technician is one who performs work for a C-10 electrical contractor installing, constructing or maintaining any system that falls within the scope of National Electrical Code, Articles 725, 770 (non-composite cables only), 800 (non-hybrid cables only), 810 and 820.


     Note: Authority cited: Sections 3099 and 3099.4, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 3099-3099.4, Labor Code.  


 HISTORY 
   
1. New section filed 7-30-2002; operative 8-29-2002 (Register 2002, No. 31).

2. Amendment of section and Note filed 2-9-2006; operative 3-11-2006 (Register 2006, No. 6).

3. Amendment filed 7-18-2008; operative 8-17-2008 (Register 2008, No. 29).

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