Michigan Electrician License Requirements

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We found the following Electrician requirements for Michigan.

Please click on each license link for additional details.

Certified Electronic Recorder (C.E.R.)

To receive certification as a Certified Electronic Recorder, an individual must have successfully completed an approved course of study (either the Michigan Electronic Court Reporters Association CER Workshop, OR Lansing Community College's CER course). Additionally, they must pass the CER certification examination. Upon meeting these qualifications, an applicant must submit an application for certification.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Continuing Education: Continuing education required

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Michigan Courts
P.O. Box 30048
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 373-9526                                

Certified Electronic Operator (C.E.O.)

To receive certification as a Certified Electronic Operator, an individual must have successfully completed the 4-week online CEO examination preparation course through Lansing Community College. Additionally, they must pass the CEO certification examination. Upon meeting these qualifications, an applicant must submit an application for certification.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Continuing Education: Continuing education required

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Michigan Courts
P.O. Box 30048
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 373-9526                                       

Inspector, Electrical

To receive an Electrical Inspector registration, an applicant must have at least 2 years of experience as a licensed electrical journey worker OR should be licensed as a master electrician. Additionally, an applicant must complete the required number of hours of education in approved educational or training programs. Upon meeting these requirements, an application must be submitted to the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs along with the $25.00 application fee.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Continuing Education: Continuing education required

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
P.O. Box 30255
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 241-9316

Electrician, Master

To receive a Master Electrician License, an applicant must be at least 22 years old, have held an Electrical Journeyman's license for at least 2 years, and have had at least 12,000 hours of practical experience over a period of at least 6 years that is related to electrical construction, maintenance of buildings, electrical wiring, or equipment. This experience must be under the direct supervision of a Master Electrician. Additionally,  the applicant must take and pass the Master Electrician examination and submit the $50.00 license fee.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Continuing Education: Continuing education required

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
P.O. Box 30255
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 241-9316

Electrical Contractor

An applicant for an Electrical Contractor license must hold a Master Electrician License or have at least 1 master electrician residing in the State of Michigan who is in his or her full-time employ. Additionally, the applicant must take and pass the Electrical/Fire Alarm/Sign Contractor examination along with the $300.00 fee payable to PSI.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Continuing Education: Continuing education required

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
P.O. Box 30255
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 241-9316

Electrician, Journeyperson

An applicant for an Electrical Journeyman license must be at least 20 years old and must have at least 8,000 hours of practical experience over a period of at least 4 years that is related to electrical construction, maintenance of buildings, electrical wiring, or equipment. This experience must be under the direct supervision of a licensed person. Additionally,  the applicant must take and pass the Journeyman examination and submit the $40.00 license fee.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Continuing Education: Continuing education required

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
P.O. Box 30255
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 241-9316

Electrical Apprentice

To receive an Electrical Apprentice license in the State of Michigan, an applicant must submit an application online or mail the completed application and required documents to the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. Additionally, they must remit the $15.00 application fee.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Continuing Education: Continuing education required

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
P.O. Box 30255
Lansing, MI 48909
​​​​​​​(517) 241-9316

Sign Specialty Contractor

A sign contractor must hold a sign specialist license and provide proof of public liability insurance. The fee for this license is $200.00.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: Specific course required

Continuing Education: Continuing education required

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
P.O. Box 30255
Lansing, MI 48909
​​​​​​​(517) 241-9316

Sign Specialist

A sign specialist must have at least 4,000 hours of experience, complete the approved training course and pass the examination. The fee for this license is $40.00.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Continuing Education: Continuing education required

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
P.O. Box 30255
Lansing, MI 48909
​​​​​​​(517) 241-9316

 

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