Become a State of Texas Electrician
The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) requires electrical licensing applicants meet the following criteria:
Residential Wireman - must complete 4,000 hours of on-the-job training under the supervision of a master electrician or residential wireman and pass the residential wireman exam administered by the TDLR
Journeyman Electrician - must complete 8,000 hours of on-the-job training under the supervision of a licensed master electrician and pass the journeyman electrician exam administered by the TDLR
Master Electrician - must complete at least 12,000 hours of on-the- job training under the supervision of a master electrician, must have held a journeyman license for at least two years, and must pass the master electrician exam administered by the TDLR
For more information on licensing requirements as well as related application and examination fees, please consult the TDLR web site at www.license.state.tx.us.