Apprentice Electrician, Limited Renewable Energy Technician Last updated 10/25/2022

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License Fee Description Exemptions
Application fee may be waived for applicants with incomes below federal poverty guidelines.


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.


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
971-673-0768 (fax)

Processing Time

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1 Month

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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).

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