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Public Protection Cabinet

Electrical Division

Electrical Licensing

Overview

The Electrical Licensing Section is within the Electrical Division and is responsible for issuing licenses to contractor electricians, master electricians, and electricians and monitoring the continuing education program for all electricians in the Commonwealth.  Currently, we are licensing more than 20,000 electricians a year.

The issuance of electrical licenses ensures qualified electricians are performing the electrical work for the safety of the citizens of the Commonwealth.


Our Mission

The mission of the Electrical Licensing Section is to ensure public safety by licensing all electricians and monitoring the continuing education classes to ensure the electricians are receiving up-to-date continuing education.