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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 26 : Professions and Occupations

Chapter 015 : Electricians and Electrical Installations

Subchapter 003 : Licensing Electricians

(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 903)
  • § 903. Journeyman electricians

    (a) To be eligible for licensure as a journeyman electrician an applicant shall:

    (1) provide verification by the Vermont Apprenticeship Council of completion of an apprenticeship in electrical wiring that included both instruction and practice in work processes; or

    (2) have had equivalent training and experience, within or outside this State, acceptable to the Board; and

    (3) pass an examination to the satisfaction of the Board.

    (b) Upon successful completion of the examination and payment of the required fee, the applicant shall receive a journeyman electrician’s license in the form of a wallet-size card. This license shall be carried by the journeyman at all times while performing his or her trade and shall be displayed upon request. Upon request by the licensee and payment of the required fee, the Board shall issue a license certificate suitable for framing.

    (c) A person licensed under this chapter as a journeyman electrician is entitled to perform electrical installations under the direction of a master electrician, and may supervise an apprentice electrician or an electrician’s helper employed by a master electrician under the master electrician’s direction. (Added 1969, No. 284 (Adj. Sess.), § 3; amended 1971, No. 42, § 2, eff. April 7, 1971; 1979, No. 121 (Adj. Sess.), § 5; 1987, No. 274 (Adj. Sess.), § 14; 2019, No. 131 (Adj. Sess.), § 274.)