Basic Classroom Instruction

Classes Required for Electrical Trainees

What classes are required for electrical trainees?

See approved basic trainee classes (315 KB PDF).

Check carefully — some classes may have expired.

When do I have to renew my electrical trainee certificate?

An electrical trainee certificate must be renewed every two (2) years.

How many hours of classroom instruction are required to activate or renew my electrical trainee certificate?

48 hours of basic trainee classes are required to renew/activate.

What type of courses do I need take to renew my electrical trainee certificate?

Only basic trainee classes are credited towards trainee renewal.

Basic trainee classes for electrical trainees are different from continuing education courses for electricians, electrical administrators, and master electricians.

First aid, internet, or correspondence-based courses will not be credited toward renewal for trainees.

Note: Courses approved for electrician, electrical administrator, and master electrician renewal requirements will not be credited to an electrical trainee certificate.

Note: You cannot work on any electrical job without an active training certificate on your person.

For more information

Basic trainee class and instructor applications:

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