North Carolina Electrician License Requirements

Presented by:
Posted on
September 22nd, 2021
Next Steps

More From Our Partners

How do you know which trade school program is the right fit for you? Follow these steps for the best investment of time, money and focus.
Student in electronics trade school program
The GI Bill covers many short-term training options. Trade schools and community college programs are covered as well as certifications and apprenticeships.
Military service member returns home to wife and dog, training for veterans
Here’s what you need to know about diesel mechanic training, including how much it costs, how long it takes and the salary you can earn.
Diesel mechanic in vehicle inspection pit of a repair shop, example of diesel mechanic training
Johndarius Akins is a 31-year-old certified nursing assistant (CNA) who graduated from Woodruff Medical Training & Testing in Atlanta. Why did you get into this line of work? And did you always want to do
Johndarius Akins, certified nursing assistant

We found the following Electrician requirements for North Carolina.

Please click on each license link for additional details.

Electronic Countermeasures Trainee

A license given only while under the supervision of a duly licensed Electronic Countermeasures licensee in order to gain the experience required to hold the full license.

Requirements:

Exam: No exam

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

NC Department of Public Safety
3101 Industrial Drive
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 788-5320

Countermeasures

Any person, firm, association, or corporation which for a fee or other valuable consideration discovers, locates, or disengages by electronic, electrical, or mechanical means any listening or other monitoring equipment surreptitiously placed to gather information concerning any individual, firm, association, or corporation.

Requirements:

Exam: No exam

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

NC Department of Public Safety
3101 Industrial Drive
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 788-5320

Unlimited Electrical Contracting

Installing, maintaining, altering or repairing any electric work, wiring, devices, appliances or equipment. An unlimited electrical contractor may perform residential, commercial and industrial work regardless of value.

Requirements:

Exam: No exam

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

NC Board of Electrical Contractors
3101 Industrial Drive
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 733-9042

Special Restricted Single Family Dwelling Electrical Contracting

Install, maintain, or repair only electrical wiring and devices that are in or on a single family residential dwelling or are ancillary to a single family residential dwelling.

Requirements:

Exam: No exam

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

NC Board of Electrical Contractors
3101 Industrial Drive
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 733-9042

Special Restricted Fire Alarm/Low Voltage

Install, maintain, or repair only low voltage wiring and directly related wiring to a fire alarm, burglar alarm or low voltage system installation.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: Continuing education required

Experience: Experience

Criminal Record: Specific type of conviction prohibited

State Licensing Agency:

NC Board of Electrical Contractors
3101 Industrial Drive
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 733-9042

Special Restricted Groundwater Pump Electrical Contracting

Install, maintain, or repair electric wiring only as an incident to the licensee’s groundwater pump business.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: Specific course required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

NC Board of Electrical Contractors
3101 Industrial Drive
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 733-9042

Special Restricted Electric Sign

Install, maintain, or repair electric wiring or devices only as an incident to the licensee’s electric sign business. Furthermore, the license authorizes the licensee to install, maintain, or repair only wiring that is directly related to electric signs and is electrically isolated from the building wiring system. Wiring that is directly related differs depending on the type sign involved.

Requirements:

Exam: No exam

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

NC Board of Electrical Contractors
3101 Industrial Drive
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 733-9042

 

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.

More From Our Partners

How do you know which trade school program is the right fit for you? Follow these steps for the best investment of time, money and focus.
Student in electronics trade school program
The GI Bill covers many short-term training options. Trade schools and community college programs are covered as well as certifications and apprenticeships.
Military service member returns home to wife and dog, training for veterans
Here’s what you need to know about diesel mechanic training, including how much it costs, how long it takes and the salary you can earn.
Diesel mechanic in vehicle inspection pit of a repair shop, example of diesel mechanic training
Johndarius Akins is a 31-year-old certified nursing assistant (CNA) who graduated from Woodruff Medical Training & Testing in Atlanta. Why did you get into this line of work? And did you always want to do
Johndarius Akins, certified nursing assistant