Journeyman Electrician License – Hawaii Electrical Certificate Requirements

If you want to satisfy the Hawaii electrician permit prerequisites to to be certified as journeyman electrician, you’re going to have to:

1. Possess not less than 5 years and not fewer than ten thousand hours of full-time work experience

2. Acceptable completion of 240 hrs of an electrician course supplied by a UH Community College

3. Mail in an Application For Exam And License – Electricians And Plumbers

4. Take and achieve a satisfactory score in the electrician permit assessment

For your work experience to be accepted for the journeyman electrician certification prerequisites, you have to possess hands-on experience in all kinds of electrical cabling fitting, particularly in residential and commercial wiring.

Undergoing The HI Electrical Permit Examination

Prior to the HI electrical permit assessment, you are going to be required to complete your application form and prove your time on the job to the Board of Electricians and Plumbers. The fee for processing the application is 40 dollars and it’s not refundable.

To prove your practical experience, you have to have an Experience Verification form completed by a licensed electrician in the firms that you obtained your experience at. The form needs to be signed by the licensed electrician and notarized to be acknowledged. Along with the Experience Verification document, you will also have to provide your SSN on the application form. Otherwise, your application is not going to be considered.

The application must be submitted at least seven business days before the upcoming board meeting. The test days are ordinarily scheduled two months following the latest board meeting, which means that in the event that you are not able to submit your application in time you will be set for a prolonged wait. Board meetings are usually scheduled for Feb, April, June, Aug, Oct and Dec.

After your application has been reviewed, you will get an Examination Registration Form in the post. You are going to have to complete this Examination Registration Form and post it to Prometric, the assessment service, with the exam fee of $85. The Hawaii electrician certification exam is open book and is centered on the 2008 National Electrical Code, and you will have to score no less than 75 percent to pass.

Once you’ve successfully passed your assessment, you will be qualified to acquire your Hawaii electrical certification from the Board of Electricians and Plumbers. You’re going to have to renew your certification once every three yrs, and the renewal fee is $225. For you to be able to get a license renewal, you have to fulfill the electrical training prerequisites.

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