Electrician, General Journeyman Apprentice (Inside)
Last updated 10/25/2022
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This apprenticeship leads to the General Journeyman Electrician license. Inside electricians perform electrical installations, construction, maintenance, repair and service. They work on electrical construction projects ranging from single-family residences to state-of-the-art industrial plants. They install conduits and wire lighting, switches, converters, and complex computerized systems.
8,000 hours (approximately 4 years).
Apprentice licenses are automatically renewed for active apprentices and trainees.
Duplicate License Requirements
Active apprentices and trainees can obtain replacement licenses by contacting:
Oregon Apprenticeship and Training Division
Prerequisites and Requirements
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.
Apprentices in electrical and plumbing occupations are referred to the Oregon Building Codes Division for their license exam upon completion of the program (licensing fees apply).
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