Apprentice Electrician, Limited Renewable Energy Technician Last updated 01/05/2021

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Fees

License Fee Description Exemptions
$0.00 Apprentices are expected to pay the cost of tuition and the cost of books, this amount varies per committee. In some cases, these costs are paid by the employer or reimbursed to the apprentice by the apprenticeship committee. Many programs require that apprentices have a basic tool kit and appropriate work clothes and safety equipment such as gloves or goggles. Reliable transportation is important. A small number of apprenticeship programs charge a non-refundable application fee up to $25. Application fee may be waived for applicants with incomes below federal poverty guidelines.

Description

Apprentice electrician licenses are issued to individuals who are enrolled in registered apprenticeship or training programs approved by the Oregon State Apprenticeship and Training Council and the Oregon Electrical and Elevator Board. These programs provide occupational training that combines paid supervised on-the-job (OJT) experience with classroom instruction.

Licensed limited renewable energy technicians install, maintain, finish, and remove renewable energy systems, including wind, solar, micro-hydroelectricity, fuel cells, and engine generators for off-grid systems. Work processes involve wire pulling and splices, conduit, flex, tray, and duct, control panels and controls, wiring devices, removal and finish work, the physical plumbing and installation of solar electric systems, and may include rooftop work, heavy lifting, digging and trenching, and other physical labor associated with the installation of solar electric systems.

Duration

4,000 hours (approximately 2 years).

Renewal Information

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
971-673-0760
971-673-0768 (fax)
atdemail@boli.state.or.us

Processing Time

Processing Time Description
1 Month

Prerequisites and Requirements

Prerequisites

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Required Documentation

None

Examination Information

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).

Continuing Education Requirements

None

Bonding Requirements

None

Insurance Requirements

None

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