Alabama Electrician License Requirements

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We found the following Electrician requirements for Alabama.

Please click on each license link for additional details.

Licensed Journeyman Electrician

Persons applying for statewide Journeyman examination must demonstrate a minimum of 8,000 hours of experience that shows you have the necessary qualifications, training and technical knowledge to install electrical wiring, apparatus or equipment, light, heat or power. An applicant for a statewide Journeyman Electrician examination may substitute one year of education in an approved electrical curriculum or apprenticeship program for one thousand hours of electrical experience for a maximum of two thousand hours of the eight thousand hours total required. The applicant must provide appropriate documentation, subject to the approval of the Board, of said education or apprenticeship program.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Experience: Affidavit or referral

Criminal Record: Background check required

State Licensing Agency:

Alabama Electrical Contractors Board
2777 Zelda Road
Montgomery, AL 36106
(334) 420-7232

Licensed Electrical Contractor

"Electrical contractor applicants must have four (4) years supervisory experience in commercial or industrial experience. Journeyman applicants must have Four (4) years commercial or industrial experience and may substitute two (2) years of education for one (1) year of work experience. The applicant for an electrical contractor’s license may substitute (1) year of education consisting of two (2) full time semesters or three (3) full time quarters in an approved electrical curriculum or one (1) year of an approved apprenticeship program for one thousand (1,000) hours of electrical experience. A maximum of two thousand (2,000) hours of the eight thousand (8,000) hours total requirement can be met with the substituted hours. The applicant must provide appropriate documentation of the substituted hours in an electrical curriculum or apprenticeship program, subject to the approval of the board.

State Licensing Agency:

Alabama Electrical Contractors Board
2777 Zelda Road
Montgomery, AL 36106
(334) 420-7232

Licensed Provisional Electrical Contractor

"Persons applying for statewide Journeyman examination must demonstrate a minimum of 8,000 hours of experience that shows you have the necessary qualifications, training and technical knowledge to install electrical wiring, apparatus or equipment, light, heat or power. An applicant for a statewide Journeyman Electrician examination may substitute one year of education in an approved electrical curriculum or apprenticeship program for one thousand hours of electrical experience for a maximum of two thousand hours of the eight thousand hours total required. The applicant must provide appropriate documentation, subject to the approval of the Board, of said education or apprenticeship program.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Experience: Affidavit or referral

Criminal Record: Background check required

State Licensing Agency:

Alabama Electrical Contractors Board
2777 Zelda Road
Montgomery, AL 36106
(334) 420-7232

Licensed Provisional Electrical Contractor

"Electrical contractor applicants must have four (4) years supervisory experience in commercial or industrial experience. Journeyman applicants must have Four (4) years commercial or industrial experience and may substitute two (2) years of education for one (1) year of work experience. The applicant for an electrical contractor’s license may substitute (1) year of education consisting of two (2) full time semesters or three (3) full time quarters in an approved electrical curriculum or one (1) year of an approved apprenticeship program for one thousand (1,000) hours of electrical experience. A maximum of two thousand (2,000) hours of the eight thousand (8,000) hours total requirement can be met with the substituted hours. The applicant must provide appropriate documentation of the substituted hours in an electrical curriculum or apprenticeship program, subject to the approval of the Board.

State Licensing Agency:

Alabama Electrical Contractors Board
2777 Zelda Road
Montgomery, AL 36106
(334) 420-7232

 

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