A person may register with the board and pay a fee as provided in section 81-2118 to work as an apprentice electrician. Such registration shall entitle the registrant to act as an apprentice electrician to a license holder.
An apprentice electrician shall do no electrical wiring except under the direct personal on-the-job supervision and control and in the immediate presence of a licensee under the State Electrical Act.
Such supervision shall include both on-the-job training and related classroom training as approved by the board. The licensee may employ or supervise apprentice electricians at a ratio not to exceed three apprentice electricians to one licensee, except that such ratio and the other requirements of this section shall not be applicable to a teacher-student relationship within a classroom of community college.
Direct personal on-the-job supervision and control and in the immediate presence of a licensee shall mean the licensee and the apprentice electrician shall be working at the same project location but shall not require that the licensee and apprentice electrician must be within sight of one another at all times.
An apprentice electrician shall not install, alter, or repair electrical equipment except as provided in this section, and the licensee employing or supervising an apprentice electrician shall not authorize or permit such actions by the apprentice electrician.
Registration Fee - The fee for a registration issued in:
- Even-numbered year - $20.00
- Odd-numbered year - $40.00
There is no Exam to obtain your Apprentice Card, just the Registration.
(IF YOU HAD PREVIOUSLY HELD AN APPRENTICE CARD THAT HAS EXPIRED, YOU WILL NEED TO PRINT OFF THE APPLICATION AND MAIL IT IN)