Delaware

Delaware Journeyman: 

According to the Bureau Of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for electricians is $51,880.

Journeyperson Electrician licensure in the State of Delaware allows you to perform electrical services under supervision while you gain additional experience and master the skills that you will need to pass the examinations for Master, Limited, Master Special or Limited Special Electrician licensure.

Get ready for the exam with the Delaware 2014 Journeyperson Electrician Study Guide, available at Brown Technical Publications.

To apply by exam, you must submit Verification of Employment forms showing at least 8,000 hours of full-time experience performing electrical work under the supervision of a licensed master electrician, master electrician special, limited electrician, or limited electrician special.

  • If you cannot obtain a form for one or more periods of employment (e.g., your former employer has gone out of business), you may substitute tax form W-2s for those periods. However, you must include a letter explaining why you cannot obtain the form and a detailed outline of your experience.

The Board of Electrical Examiners must approve you to sit for the examination. The application is available on the State of Delaware site listed below. When the Board has approved your application, the Board office will send you the examination registration form.

Starting April 15, 2016, all Electrical examinations will be based on the 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC). You must obtain a minimum score of 75% to pass the exam. After you pass, submit the following to the Board office:

  • copy of the examination results showing the passing score
  • proof of liability insurance of at least $300,000

RECIPROCITY

Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, and Wyoming.

CONTACT

State of Delaware Division of Professional Regulation Cannon Building 861 Silver Lake Boulevard, Suite 203 Dover, DE 19904-2467 (302) 739-4522 (302) 739-2711 fax www.dpr.delaware.gov

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 Delaware Masters:

Guess what? The median annual wage for electricians is $51,880 (Bureau Of Labor Statistics).

Get ready for the exam with the Delaware 2014 Master Electrician Study Guide, available at Brown Technical Publications.

The Board of Electrical Examiners issues licenses to master electricians, master electricians special, limited electricians, and limited electricians special. Master special and limited special licenses limit practice to certain specialties such as elevators or HVAC. The Board also licenses electrical inspection agencies.

If you completed a registered apprenticeship program, submit your certificate to apply for any license. If you did not complete such a program, then experience can qualify you for a license:

  • Master – 6 years experience, or 4 years experience plus 2 years technical training
  • Limited electrician – 3 years experience
  • Master special – 6 years experience in that specialty
  • Limited special – 3 years experience in that specialty

The Board must approve you to sit for the examination. The application is available on the State of Delaware site listed below. When the Board has approved your application, the Board office will send you the examination registration form.

Starting April 15, 2016, all Electrical examinations will be based on the 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC). You must obtain a minimum score of 75% to pass the exam. After you pass, submit the following to the Board office:

  • copy of the examination results showing the passing score
  • proof of liability insurance of at least $300,000

RECIPROCITY

Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, and Wyoming.

CONTACT State of Delaware Division of Professional Regulation Cannon Building 861 Silver Lake Boulevard, Suite 203 Dover, DE 19904-2467 (302) 739-4522 (302) 739-2711 fax www.dpr.delaware.gov

Brown Technical Publications Inc, is an affiliate of Brown Technical Book Shop located in Houston, Texas. Brown Technical has over 1.5 million standards and codes, and is one of the most comprehensive sites of its type in the world. For those starting out in a field, seeking registration, certification, or licensing, our Learning Center has links to a variety of professional, trade, and specialty lists of books and materials in our inventory that will be especially helpful to you.

 

State Electrical Licensing Requirements

The Delaware Board of electrical Examiners issues licenses to apprentices, journeypersons, master electricians, master electricians special, limited electricians and limited electricians special. Master special and limited special licenses limit practice to certain specialties such as elevators or HVAC. The Board also licenses electrical inspection agencies.

Delaware Electrical Board of Examiners

Reciprocity

If you are currently licensed in another state, you may apply for licensure by reciprocity. The requirements vary depending on whether any state where you hold a current license has licensure standards that are substantially similar to Delaware's standards. If your current license is in a state where the standards are not substantially similar to Delaware's standards, you must provide proof of practice for a minimum of five years after licensure.

License by Reciprocity

Contact

Division of Professional Regulation
Cannon Building, Suite 203
861 Silver Lake Blvd.
Dover, Delaware 19904
Telephone: 302.744.4500
Fax: 302.739.2711
Email: customerservice.dpr@state.de.us