3 types of Boston electricians

3 types of Boston electricians

Knowing the types of electrician licensing available in Boston will help you recognize the level of knowledge and skill that any electrician you consider hiring has displayed to the Board of State Examiners of Electricians. The different licenses are as follows:

Systems Technician: Applicants for the Systems Technician license must have a minimum of 4,000 hours of electrical work experience over the course of at least two years and complete 300 hours of education on the Massachusetts Electrical Code.

Journeyman Electrician: In order to receive a Journeyman Electrician license, applicants must have completed a minimum of 8,000 hours of electrical work in an apprenticeship in at least 4 years under someone with at least a Journeyman license. Additionally, they must have at least a high school diploma and complete at least 600 hours of classroom instruction on the state Electrical Code.

Master Electrician: The applicant for this license must have at least one year of experience as a Journeyman Electrician and have completed 150 hours of classroom instruction.

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