Minnesota Electrician License Requirements

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We found the following Electrician requirements for Minnesota.

Please click on each license link for additional details.

Electrical Contractors

Electrical Contractors need to know:  Electrical codes and standards; Portable and temporary power; Equipment approval; Solar PV resources Emergency notices; Electrical bonds. Please contact the state licensing agency for more information.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Continuing education: Continuing education required

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
443 Lafayette Road North
St. Paul, MN 55155
(651) 284-5005

Electrical Installer Class A & B

CLASS A INSTALLER: the minimum total is 12 months, including: planning for the installation of wiring, apparatus, and equipment for light, heat, and power: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of zero months; laying out for the installation of wiring, apparatus, and equipment for light, heat, and power: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of zero months; supervising the installation of wiring, apparatus, and equipment for light, heat, and power: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of zero months; wiring for and installing electrical wiring, apparatus, and equipment: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of 12 months; maintaining and repairing electrical wiring, apparatus, and equipment: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of six months; line work: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of three months; installing elevators: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of three months; wiring and maintaining technology circuits or systems: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of three months; and wiring and maintaining process control circuits or systems: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of zero months.CLASS B INSTALLER: the minimum total is 12 months, including: planning for the installation of wiring, apparatus, and equipment for light, heat, and power: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of zero months; laying out for the installation of wiring, apparatus, and equipment for light, heat, and power: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of zero months; supervising the installation of wiring, apparatus, and equipment for light, heat, and power: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of zero months; wiring for and installing electrical wiring, apparatus, and equipment: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of 12 months; maintaining and repairing electrical wiring, apparatus, and equipment: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of six months; line work: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of three months; installing elevators: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of three months; wiring and maintaining technology circuits or systems: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of three months; and wiring and maintaining process control circuits or systems: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of zero months.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Continuing education: Continuing education required

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
443 Lafayette Road North
St. Paul, MN 55155
(651) 284-5005

Journeyman Electrician Class A

Class A Journeyman Electrician: the minimum total is 48 months, including: planning for the installation of wiring, apparatus, and equipment for light, heat, and power: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of zero months; laying out for the installation of wiring, apparatus, and equipment for light, heat, and power: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of zero months; supervising the installation of wiring, apparatus, and equipment for light, heat, and power: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of zero months; wiring for and installing electrical wiring, apparatus, and equipment: minimum experience of 24 months, maximum credit allowance of 48 months; maintaining and repairing electrical wiring, apparatus, and equipment: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of 24 months; line work: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of three months; installing elevators: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of six months; wiring and maintaining technology circuits or systems: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of six months; wiring and maintaining process control circuits or systems: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of 12 months; and a maximum of one year of experience credit will be allowed for the successful completion of a two-year, post high school electrical course approved by the board.

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:

Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
443 Lafayette Road North
St. Paul, MN 55155
​​​​​​​(651) 284-5005

Maintenance Electrician

Maintenance electrician, the minimum total is 48 months, including: planning for the installation of wiring, apparatus, and equipment for light, heat, and power: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of zero months; laying out for the installation of wiring, apparatus, and equipment for light, heat, and power: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of zero months; supervising the installation of wiring, apparatus, and equipment for light, heat, and power: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of zero months; wiring for and installing electrical wiring, apparatus, and equipment: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of 24 months; maintaining and repairing electrical wiring, apparatus, and equipment: minimum experience of 24 months, maximum credit allowance of 48 months; line work: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of three months; installing elevators: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of six months; wiring and maintaining technology circuits or systems: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of six months; wiring and maintaining process control circuits or systems: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of 12 months; and a maximum of one year of experience credit will be allowed for the successful completion of a two-year, post high school technical course approved by the board.

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:

Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
443 Lafayette Road North
St. Paul, MN 55155
​​​​​​​(651) 284-5005

Master Electrician Class A

Class A master electrician, the minimum total is 60 months, including: planning for the installation of wiring, apparatus, and equipment for light, heat, and power: minimum experience of two months, maximum credit allowance of 12 months; laying out for the installation of wiring, apparatus, and equipment for light, heat, and power: minimum experience of two months, maximum credit allowance of 12 months; supervising the installation of wiring, apparatus, and equipment for light, heat, and power: minimum experience of two months, maximum credit allowance of 12 months; wiring for and installing electrical wiring, apparatus, and equipment: minimum experience of 12 months, maximum credit allowance of 48 months; maintaining and repairing electrical wiring, apparatus, and equipment: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of 24 months; line work: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of three months; installing elevators: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of six months; wiring and maintaining technology circuits or systems: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of six months; and wiring and maintaining process control circuits or systems: minimum experience of zero months, maximum credit allowance of 12 months.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Continuing education: Continuing education required

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
443 Lafayette Road North
St. Paul, MN 55155
​​​​​​​(651) 284-5005

 

Please note this data is collected from multiple sources. SkillPointe has verified the information to the best of its ability, but makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, expressed or implied with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership. Please contact the state licensing board with any direct questions.

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