Licensed Categories for Electricians
Licenses Issued By: State of Maine Professional and Financial Regulation Office
Apprenticeship License: Required, with two classifications:
Apprentice Electrician applicants are required to be at least 16 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent and be enrolled in a five-year apprenticeship
Helper Electrician applicants must be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma or equivalent and be employed as an electrician’s helper.
Requirements to Take the Licensing Exam
Journeyman-in-Training Electrician license applicants must be at least 18 years of age, have 2000 hours of experience, be a graduate of a community college or trained by the Department of Corrections and pass the journeyman electrician examination.
Journeyman Electrician license applicant requirements depend on the educational path pursued. The pathways are as follows:
Training as an apprentice or helper: Applicants must have completed at least 8,000 hours in the field along with 576 hours in a state-approved program or an approved apprenticeship program. A current National Electrical Code (NEC) course of at least 45 hours is also required.
Graduating from a state-approved high school applied technology training program: Applicants will need to have completed 7,000 hours in the field and participated in at least a 45-hour National Electrical Code (NEC) course.
Graduating from a Maine Community College electrical program or electrical vocational program: Applicants must complete 4,000 hours of electrical installations along with a 45-hour or longer course in the National Electrical Code (NEC).
Limited Electrician licenses are available in two forms:
House Wiring: To acquire a limited license for house wiring, you must have completed 225 hours of electrical training including a current National Electrical Code (NEC) course. You will also need at least 4,000 hours of experience, of which at least 2,000 hours are in house wiring.
Low Energy: To acquire a limited license for low energy, you must have completed 225 hours of electrical training including a current National Electrical Code (NEC) course. In addition, you will need 4,000 hours of experience, at least 2,000 hours of which are in low-energy installations.
Master Electrician license applicants must complete at least 4,000 hours as a journeyman or 12,000 hours of experience in electrical installations. In addition, 576 hours of study are required, along with a current National Electrical Code (NEC) course.
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