Delaware Licensing Overview for an Electrician
Licensing for an electrician in Delaware is controlled by the Delaware Division of Professional Regulation, Board of Electrical Examiners.
General Guidelines for an Electrician in Delaware
Specific requirements to perform electrician services can generally be used as a guideline, but make sure to check with your local governing rules and regulations.
Who’s allowed to perform these services?
General requirements for an electrician license?
• Journeyman (Master Electrician Limited) License: Must have at least 3 years of practical experience, or two years of schooling and one year of practical experience; must pass a written examination; additional licenses include:
Limited electricians, who are limited to air conditioning, oil burners, signs, elevators, and overhead and underground primary distribution systems, etc.
Limited special electricians, who are limited to residential wiring
• Master Electrician (General) License: Must have at least 6 years of practical experience or 4 years of schooling and 2 years of practical experience; (limited) must have at least 3 years of practical experience or two years of schooling and one year of practical experience; both must pass a written examination
• Contractor License: Issued to qualifying master electricians and firms through the Delaware Division of Revenu
What’s the state licensing site for an electrician?
What are some training programs available for an electrician?
How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?
License expires every two years (on even years).
What are fees associated with licensing?
Check with local governing body for updated details.