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Tennessee Electrical Contractor (CE)

This license allows the candidate to pull electrical permits and subcontract components of the project when the electrical portion constitutes at least 60% of the total project cost.The Electrical Contractor may perform electrical work for buildings and structures, all types of low voltage work, electrical sings, burglar and security systems, fire detection, electrical temperature controls, roadway lighting, attenuators and signalization. This license does not allow high voltage electrical work; a separate license is need for high voltage work.

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Required Books 

The list of references below are permitted to be taken into the examination. These references may be tabbed (with a permanent index tab) and highlighted.

NOTICE: As of 10/2/2018, either the 2011 or the 2017 edition of the National Electrical Code may be used for the exam. after 1/9/2019 only the 2017 edition can be used.  Please contact us with any questions.

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  • The first step in the licensing process is to pass the exams. You will then submit an application to the state licensing board with documentation of your experience, financial information and your passing test scores.
  • Applicants must provide a letter of reference from a past client or inspector, as well as a list of relevant job descriptions with contract amounts with owner's names/addresses.
  • The Business and Law exam is required for licensure in every Contractor classification
  • All Contractors are required to carry Workers Compensation Insurance. Every applicant will be required to provide a certificate of insurance proving an adequate about of liability insurance.
  • There are also Financial requirements and the amount of Experience documented can effect contract/project limits
  • Monetary limit (Limit per contract) is based on 10 times the lesser of the net worth or working capital or experience. (Working Capital is current assets minus current liabilities, and Net Worth is total assets minus total liabilities.) A reviewed financial statement is required for monetary requests of $3,000,000 or less. A CPA audited financial statement is required for monetary requests exceeding $3,000,000. To obtain an unlimited license, applicants must have over $300,000 in both net worth and working capital.
  • This license allows the candidate to pull electrical permits and subcontract components of the project when the electrical portion constitutes at least 60% of the total project cost.

    The Electrical Contractor may perform electrical work for buildings and structures, all types of low voltage work, electrical sings, burglar and security systems, fire detection, electrical temperature controls, roadway lighting, attenuators and signalization. This license does not allow high voltage electrical work; a separate license is need for high voltage work.

    Applications are available from the Licensing Board at:

    Tennessee Board for Licensing Contractors
    500 James Robertson Pkwy, 1st Floor
    Nashville, TN 37243-1150

  • Phone 615-741-8307
  • We offer application processing for Tennessee contractors applications for $199.00. The state application fee is $250. Applications must be submitted to the board by the 20th of the month prior to the month in which the board has their next meeting. The Board meets in January, March, May, July, September, and November. For additional information and state and federal requirements please call 1-800-992-1910.


     

     

    Important Contacts

    To apply for a license, contact:

    Tennessee Board for
    Licensing Contractors
    500 James Robertson Pkwy, 1st Floor
    Nashville, TN 37243-1150
    615-741-8307
    PSI Licensure : Certification
    3210 E. Tropicana
    Las Vegas, NV 89121
    (800) 733-9267
    (702) 932-2666 Fax

    The state of Tennessee has a limited reciprocity agreement for several licenses with the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and South Carolina for the trade exam. Candidates will still be required to pass the Business and Law Management Exam.

    At this time, Tennessee does not require Continuing Education for Electrcial Contractors.

    The exam is administered by PSI. It is an open-book timed test with 100 questions and a 4-hour and 20 minute time limit. In order to pass you must answer 73 questions correct (73%). The exam fee is $57. If the exam is failed three times, the applicant will have to interview with the board before retesting.

    Examination Content includes:

  • General Knowledge and Electrical Installation Requirements
  • Building Code Requirements
  • Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits
  • Overcurrent Protection
  • Grounding and Bonding
  • Conductors and Cables
  • Raceways and Boxes
  • Hazardous Locations, Special Occupancies, and Special Equipment
  • Low Voltage, Alarms, Signaling Systems, and Communications
  • Lighting, Signs, and General Use Equipment
  • OSHA and NFPA 70E Safety
  • Motors, Transformers, and Generators
  • Our seminar begins with our Instructors covering pertinent information about the test. This includes, but is not limited to, the books that will be used on the Tennessee exam; the testing company that administers the exam; a breakdown of content that is covered on the exam; testing strategy that we recommend our students use during the exam; and book navigation techniques.

    This information is invaluable and is instrumental in the success of our students.