Tennessee Electrician License Requirements

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September 22nd, 2021
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We found the following Electrician requirements for Tennessee.

Please click on each license link for additional details.

Limited Licensed Electricians

The Limited Licensed Electrician (LLE) state license is only required by electricians performing work in a municipality utilizing the Division of Fire Prevention for permits, inspections and covers work less than $25,000 per project. Always first check with local government to see if they accept the LLE or if they have a local licensing requirement for permits and inspections. The LLE license is issued to individuals passing the LLE trade exam.

REQUIREMENTS: Photo-ID and Social Security Number. Exam (PSI is the exam vendor). Completed Application. Fee of $50.00 for two (2) year license.

EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS: The Tennessee Limited License Electrician exam has 40 questions and a time limit of 2 hours. A score of 72.5% is required (29 correct). Topics covered on the exam are general knowledge, electrical installation requirements, services, feeders, branch circuits, over-current protection, grounding and bonding, conductors and cables, raceways and boxes, hazardous locations, special occupancies, special equipment, low voltage, alarms, signaling systems, communications, lighting, signs, and general use equipment.

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: As of this time Tennessee does not require continuing education for the Limited Licensed Electrician.

RENEWAL: Licenses are valid for two (2) years from the date of their issuance and may be renewed within the thirty (30) days immediately preceding their date of expiration. A late renewal carries penalties from $80.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required
Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

State Licensing Agency:

Department of Commerce and Insurance
500 James Robertson Pkwy
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 741-5735

 

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