Who is the governing agency?
Bureau of Labor and Industries
800 NE Oregon St., #32, Suite 1045
Portland, OR 97232
What are the initial requirements of the State?
This apprenticeship leads to the Limited Energy Class A Technician license. Limited energy Class A technicians install, maintain, replace and repair electrical systems and equipment of under 100 volt-amperes, including protective signaling systems (fire alarm, nurse call, security), communications systems (data telecommunications, intercom and paging) and specialized control systems (HVAC, medical, boiler, clock and instrumentation).
Apprenticeship applicants must be at least 17 years of age to apply, and 18 to begin the program. In addition, they must provide proof of high school graduation or equivalent general education development (GED) certificate. They must also complete at least one year of high school algebra or equivalent post-high school algebra course with a passing grade of C, or provide equivalent math placement test results. Apprenticeship committees may require additional qualifications.
This apprenticeship leads to the Electrician, Limited Residential (LR) license. Residential electricians work in all phases of the residential electrical construction and service industry. They do the electrical construction work on projects ranging from single-family residences to apartment complexes. Workers install wiring for power, lighting and specialized systems, such as telephone systems or sound and fire alarm, in all types of dwellings. They also perform repair and maintenance on existing dwellings.
Apprenticeship applicants must be at least 17 years of age to apply, and 18 to begin the program. In addition, they must provide proof of high school graduation or equivalent general education development (GED) certificate. They must also complete at least one year of high school math or equivalent post-high school math course or provide equivalent math placement test results. Apprenticeship committees may require additional qualifications.
What are the educational requirements of the State?
General Supervising/Limited Supervising Electrician – 24 hrs total – 12 hrs of code change
General Journeyman Electrician – 24 total hours – 8 code change
Limited Journeyman Manufacturing Plant Electrician – 16 total hours – 8 code change
Limited Residential Electrician – 16 total hours – 4 code change
Limited Maintenance Electrician – 8 total hours – 2 code change
Limited Energy Tech Class A – 8 hours of code change related
Limited Energy Tech Class B – 8 total hours – 2 code change
Limited Renewable Energy Tech – 4 total hours – 2 code change
Limited journeyman Sign Electrician – 4 total hours – 2 code change
What Elite CEU courses are approved for credit in Oregon?
2017 NEC Wiring Methods and Materials – #10217
(This course is applicable only through the end of the 2017 NEC current code cycle)
All Elite CEU license specific coursework is approved by NICET for the renewal of NICET Certifications. To update your NICET Certification, review our Fire Systems Category or Industry Code Category for applicable coursework. Remember, this is not a State specific Certification, and our coursework is approved across State lines. For up to date information and requirements for your Certification renewal, you can visit the NICET website here.
All Elite CEU, Inc. courses and Certifications are available for General Education.