Tennessee Electrical Licensing & Continuing Education Requirements

Electrical Licensing

Continuing Education

For jobs where the total cost is $25,000 or more, you need to apply for the Electrical Contractor License.

  • Tennessee Business & Law Exam
  • Trade-related exam
  • Must provide a Financial Statement – Review or Audit is required and must be prepared by a CPA.
  • Proof of Insurance – General Liability and Workers’ Compensation
  • For those operating as a corporation, general partnership or LLC, you must be sure to register with the Tennessee Secretary of State
  • Provide list of owners, officers, and qualifying agent

*A local license may be required in addition to a state license. Please check with your county or local municipality for any licensing requirements they may have.

**You may also be required to obtain a local business license. Please check with your county or local municipality for any requirements they may have.

For jobs where the total cost is less than $25,000, you need to apply for the Limited Licensed Electrician.

  • application & fee
  • trade-related exam

*A local license may be required in addition to a state license. Please check with your county or local municipality for any licensing requirements they may have.

**You may also be required to obtain a local business license. Please check with your county or local municipality for any requirements they may have.

Electrical licenses are issued for two (2) years.

There are NO state continuing education requirements for electrical licenses in Tennessee. Please check with your county or local municipality for any requirements they may have.

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

(615) 741-8307 | Tennessee Board Website

TENNESSEE Continuing Education Courses

For Instructor-Led, Online Versions of these Courses, CLICK HERE

4-Hr Grounding & Bonding 2017

(Self-Paced)                                                      $85

8-Hr Understanding the 2017 NEC

(Self-Paced)                                                    $125

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