Nevada Electrician License Requirements

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We found the following Electrician requirements for Nevada.

Please click on each license link for additional details.

Electrical Contractor (C2)

Applicants must:

  1. Have four years of experience as a journeyman, foreman, supervising employee or contractor in the specific classification in which he/she is applying.  The experience must have been obtained within the preceding 10 years.  Training received at an accredited college or university may be used to satisfy a portion of the required experience.
  2. Prove financial responsibility (the board determines the amount of the bond that will be required.)
  3. Possess good character and provide 4 reference certificates from individuals with firsthand knowledge of the applicant's experience.
  4. Pass the Contractors Management Survey (CMS) exam.
  5. Pass the applicable trade exam, if required for the specific license.

Exams are given daily in Las Vegas, on various days in Reno, and on a limited basis in Elko.

Visit the website for more detailed information on the requirements and application process.

Sub classifications in this license category include:  electrical wiring; integrated ceilings; fire detection; low voltage systems; photovoltaics; lines to transmit electricity; residential wiring.

Fees may be subject to change. Fees are:  initial application--$300; initial license and biennial renewal--$600; Residential Recovery Fund Assessment (for residential contractors only) based upon monetary license limit--$200 - $1,00; CMS and Trade exam: exam provider sets the fee.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: Degree required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

State Contractors' Board
9670 Gateway Drive, Suite 100
Reno, NV 89521
(775) 688-1141

Photovoltaic Installers

Photovoltaic installers must be licensed through the Nevada Division of Industrial Relations.  Applicants must pass the exam administered by the Division.  Exams are by appointment only, contact the Division to schedule the test. Fees are subject to change.  Fees are:  initial license $25; renewal $25.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Department of Business & Industry
1301 N. Green Valley Pkwy, Ste. 200
Henderson, NV 89074
(702) 486-9020

 

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