Oklahoma Electrical Licensing
& Continuing Education Requirements

Electrical Licensing

Continuing Education

  • Must be an Owner, Partner, or Officer in the electrical firm
  • 12,000 verifiable hours on the job experience in electrical construction work while employed by licensed electrical contractor
  • Proof of 4,000 hours and 2 years experience as licensed unlimited electrical journeyman employed by licensed electrical contractor
  • 6,000 hours must be in commercial industrial work obtained while employed by a licensed electrical contractor

2,000 hours maximum may be satisfied by formal electrical education

  • Must be an Owner, Partner, or Officer in the electrical firm
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university and 8,000 hours of electrical experience in field construction, electrical estimating, electrical project management in commercial/industrial electrical work

OR

  • Verification of 16,000 hours experience in the electrical trade performing electrical work, estimating or project management in commercial/industrial work
  • Must be an Owner, Partner, or Officer in the electrical firm
  • 8,000 verifiable hours total in electrical construction work while employed by an electrical contractor
  • 4,000 hours as a residential or unlimited journeyman electrician under the employment and supervision of an electrical contractor
  • 4,000 hours as a registered apprentice under the employment and supervision of an electrical contractor OR 3,000 hours as a registered apprentice and 1,000 hours may be satisfied by formal electrical education
  • 8,000 Verifiable hours on the job experience in electrical construction work while employed by an electrical contractor and registered as an apprentice under the direct supervision of a licensed journeyman or licensed contractor; 4,000 hours must be in commercial/ industrial work

2,000 hours may be satisfied by formal electrical education

Before becoming a Journeyman you must first train as an apprentice.

  • 4,000 Verifiable hours on the job experience in electrical construction work while employed by an electrical contractor and registered as an apprentice under the direct supervision of a licensed journeyman or licensed contractor.

1,000 hours may be satisfied by formal electrical education.

  • Work for an active, licensed Electrical Contractor who will provide direct on-the-job supervision, and apply for an Apprentice Registration card by submitting a complete application with all required documentation, signed by the Contractor, so your work hours will count towards experience to becoming a journeyman.
  • Some formal electrical education may substitute for partial experience requirements.

Oklahoma Electrical Licenses renew every 36 months.

Six (6) hours of Continuing Education is required every 36 months for renewal.

For questions regarding your state’s CE requirements or licensing, please contact your state board directly. 

(405) 521-6550 |Toll Free: (877) 484-4424 | Oklahoma Board Website

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