Frequently Asked Questions
When I finish my classes, will I be a Certified Electrician.
When you finish your classes you will have a Certificate of Completion and will be a Certified Electrician. This will allow you to go to work with a Licensed Electrician to obtain the necessary experience needed to qualify for the right to take the Master Electrician Exam.
To be a State Licensed Electrician, you must have four years of field experience. You will then be allowed to take the State Electrical Exam. This exam is 8 hours and has a 70% fail rate. After passing the test, you will be a state licensed MASTER ELECTRICIAN and can start-up and own your own Electrical Contracting Company.
Will the time I spend in classes count toward work experience.
Yes! The maximum a two years school program counts is one year of work experience. To qualify for the exam the Secretary of State requires four years of experience and a signed reference from a licensed Electrical Contractor that you have worked in the trade and have the knowledge to be an Electrical Contracor.